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 This day in History - July 8
378 Historic Events for July 8
1942

Phil Gramm, (Sen-R Texas, 1985- )

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1942

Janice Pennington, Kansas, playmate (May 1971)/model (Price is Right)

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1942

Chuck Negron, Bronx NY, rock vocalist (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World)

Birth
1942

Louis FMF Franchet d'EspÅ rey, French marshal (WW I), dies at 90

Death
1943

US invasion fleet passes Bizerta Tunisia

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1943

NSB-leader A Mussert meets with Heinrich Himmler

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1943

British air raid sinks U-232

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1943

Faye Wattleton, St Louis Mo, sociologist/pres (Planned Parenthood)

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1943

Harry Oakes, Canadian ruler of Bahamas, murdered

Death
1943

Jean "Max" Moulin, French resistance fighter, executed

Death
1943

4th day of battle at Kursk: Gen Model uses last tank reserve

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1944

Jeffrey Tambor, SF Calif, actor (Jeffrey-Ropers, Larry Sanders)

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1944

Japanese kamakize attacks on US lines at Saipan

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1944

Jaimoe "Johnny" Johanson, US rock drummer (Allman Brothers)

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1944

British troops march into Caen

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1946

"Tidbits of 1946" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 8 performances

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1946

Cynthia Gregory, LA, ballerina (NY Ballet Co)

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1946

Aleksander V Aleksandrov, Russian composer/conductor, dies at 63

Death
1946

Baseball grants $5,000 minimum salary

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1947

14th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-1 at Wrigley Field, Chicago

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1947

Demolition begins for UN HQ in NYC

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1948

Dave Nourse, cricketer (45 Tests for South Africa 1902-24), dies

Death
1948

Kim Darby, N Hollywood, actr (True Grit, Enola Gay, Rich Man Poor Man)

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1948

Raffi, children's singer (Baby Beluga)

Birth
1948

500th anniversary Russian orthodox church celebrated in Moscow

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