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 This day in History - July 8
378 Historic Events for July 8
1912

Giants Rube Marquard loses after winning 21 straight

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1912

Jacques Stehman, composer

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1913

Walter Kerr, NY drama critic (Sad Clowns)

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1914

Billy Eckstine, Pittsburgh PA, jazz singer (Tenderly, A Fool in Love)

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1915

Charles Hard Townes, Greenville SC, physicist (developed lasers)

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1917

Pamela Brown, London England, actress (Cleopatra, Beckett)

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1917

Glenn Langan, Denver Colo, actor (Amazing Colossal Man, Margie)

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1917

Faye Emerson, Elizabeth La, actress (I've Got a Secret)

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1918

Babe Ruth's blast over the fence in Fenway scores Amos Strunk, the Red Sox win 1-0 over Cleve, prevailing rules reduce Babe's HR to a triple

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1918

Craig Stevens, Liberty Mo, actor (Craig-Dallas, Peter Gunn)

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1919

Johan A DŠr Mouw, Dutch philosopher/poet, dies at 56

Death
1919

Pres Wilson returns to NYC from Versailles Peace Conference

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1919

Walter Scheel, German Foreign minister/president

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1920

Dolph Sweet, NYC, actor (Gimme a Break, Which Way is Up)

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1922

35th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats M Mallory (62 60)

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1923

Harding becomes 1st sitting president to visit Alaska (Metlakahtla)

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1923

Walter Mittelholzer flies Junkers F-13 to Spitsbergen/Oostland

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1923

Harrison Dillard, Cleve, 100m runner (Oly-4 gold-1948, 52)

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1926

John D Dingell, (Rep-D-Michigan, 1955- )

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1926

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, author/physician/educator

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1927

Carlo Franci, composer

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1928

Norma Donaldson, singer/actress (Poetic Justice, 5 Heartbeats)

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1928

Carol Henry, Newark NJ, choreographer (Garry Moore Show)

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1928

Phillies set record of errorless 25 inning doubleheader

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1929

Shirley Ann Grau, author (Keepers of the House)

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