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 This day in History - July 8
378 Historic Events for July 8
1930

Valeri Aleksandrovich Yazdovsky, Russian cosmonaut

Birth
1931

Jerry Vale, [Genaro Louis Vitaliano], NYC, singer (Arriverderci Roma)

Birth
1931

Louis Ballard, composer

Birth
1931

Roone Arledge, Forest Hills NY, head of sports broadcasting (ABC)

Birth
1932

Florenz Ziegfeld, US theatre producer (Ziegfeld Follies), dies

Death
1932

Herbert Sutcliffe scores his 100th 100, Yorkshire v Gloucs

Event
1932

Depression low point of Dow Jones Industrial Average, 41.22

Event
1933

Public Works Administration becomes effective

Event
1933

Marty Feldman, London England, comedian (Young Frankenstein)

Birth
1933

46th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats D Round (64 68 63)

Event
1935

Vitali Ivanovich Sevastiyanov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 9, 18B)

Birth
1935

Steve Lawrence, Bkln, singer/actor (Go Away Little Girl, Lonely Guy)

Birth
1935

John David Crow, football player (Heisman Trophy 1957)

Birth
1935

3rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-1 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve

Event
1936

Rudolf W de Korte, Dutch Unilever-director/minister EA (L)

Birth
1937

Barbara Ann Loden, actress (Ernie Kovac's Show)

Birth
1938

Would be start of Eng/Aust Test Cricket at Old Trafford Washout

Event
1938

Marian Ackerman, women's rights advocacy administrator

Birth
1939

[Henry] Havelock Ellis, English sexologist (Man and Woman), dies at 80

Death
1939

59th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Bobby Riggs beats E Cooke (26 86 36 63 62)

Event
1940

Marcia Rodd, actress (Little Murders, T R Baskins)

Birth
1941

Philippe Gaubert, composer, dies at 62

Death
1941

9th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 7-5 at Briggs Stadium, Detroit

Event
1941

All Jews living in Baltic States are obligated to wear a Jewish Star

Event
1942

Catherinus Elling, composer, dies at 83

Death