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 This day in History - July 8
378 Historic Events for July 8
1898

Melville Ruick, Boise Idaho, actor (Barton-City Hospital)

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1898

Alec Waugh, London, novelist (Island in the Sun); brother of Evelyn

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1898

Phillies Red Donahue no-hits Boston Braves, 5-0

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1898

US battle fleet under adm Dewey occupies Isla Grande at Manila

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1899

David Eli Lilienthal, US govt organizer (Wisconsin)

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1900

1st night baseball, league game (Zanesville at Grand Rapids)

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1900

George Antheil, Trenton NJ, composer (Airplane Sonata)

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1901

Donald Benjamin Harden, archaeologist

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1902

John McGraw, accused by Ban Johnson of trying to wreck Baltimore and Washington clubs, negotiates his release from the Orioles

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1904

Bill Challis, arranger/pianist

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1905

Part of Angel Island allocated for Immigration Detention Center

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1906

Philip Johnson, Cleveland Ohio, Cortalyou architect

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1907

George W Romney, (Gov-R-Mich)/US Secretary of HUD (1969-73)

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1907

Kishio Hirao, composer

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1907

Florenz Ziegfeld staged 1st `Follies' on NY Theater roof

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1908

Louis Jordan, Ark, alto saxman (Caldonia)

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1908

Nelson A Rockefeller, (Gov-R-NY) 41st VP (1974-77)

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1909

Gaston AA marquis de Gallifet, Fren min of War (1899-1900), dies at 79

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1909

Petar Segedin, Croatian novelist (Holy Devil)

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1909

1st pro baseball game (minor league) played under lights

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1910

Govan AM Mbeki, South African leader (ANC/SACP)

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1911

Nan Aspinwall is 1st woman to make solo transcont trip by horse

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1911

Ken Farnes, cricket bowler (fast England in pre-WW II years)

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1911

Gertrude Niesen, NY, actress (Start Cheering)

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1912

G E V Crutchley (Oxford) 99 retired measles v Cambridge

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