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 This day in History - July 8
378 Historic Events for July 8
1876

Josef Dessauer, composer, dies at 78

Death
1882

Phiz [Habl“t Knight Browne], English artist (David Cupperfield), dies

Death
1882

Percy Grainger, Melbourne, composer/pianist/conductor (Hill Songs)

Birth
1882

Waverley John Anderson, Scottish viscount/governor of Bengal

Birth
1885

Hendrick Waelput, composer, dies at 39

Death
1885

Ann Jemima Flower, oldest resident of Netherlands

Birth
1885

Emil Bloch, German philosopher

Birth
1885

Henry Waelput, Flemish composer/conductor (Blessing of Arms), dies

Death
1889

John L Sullivan KOs Jake Kilrain in 75 rounds (last bare-knuckle bout)

Event
1889

Eugene Pallette, Winfield KS, actor (Adv of Robin Hood, Mark of Zorro)

Birth
1889

Wall Street Journal begins publishing

Event
1890

W Hasenvlever, writer

Birth
1891

Elisabeth Zernike, Dutch writer (Poor Part, Bruidstijd)

Birth
1891

Josef Hora, Czech writer/poet (Working Day)

Birth
1891

61øF, highest temp for July 1891, in Baltimore and Phila

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1891

Future president Harding marries Florence K DeWolfe in Marion Ohio

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1892

Richard Aldington, writer

Birth
1892

American Psychological Association organized, Worcester, Mass

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1893

Fritz Perls, father of Gestalt therapy

Birth
1894

Clemens VI Trefois, Flemish architect/sociologist

Birth
1894

Vladimir Nikitich Kashperov, composer, dies

Death
1895

Anton G J van de Velde, Flemish writer/director (God and the Worms)

Birth
1895

Delagoa Bay Railway opens in South-Africa

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1896

William Jennings Bryan "cross of gold" speech at Dem convention

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1897

Harbor Hospital formally opens

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