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 This day in History - July 8
378 Historic Events for July 8
1949

Monte Irvin and Hank Thompson are 1st blacks to play for NY Giants

Event
1949

Antun Sa'ada, Syrian rightwing politician, executed in Lebanon

Death
1949

Riccadro Pick-Mangiagalli, composer, dies at 66

Death
1950

Leroy Deans awarded 1st Order of Purple Heart in Korea

Event
1950

Othmar Spann, Austrian economist/sociologist (Wahre State), dies at 71

Death
1950

Gen Douglas MacArthur named commander-in-chief, UN forces in Korea

Event
1950

57th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Louise Brough beats M duPont (61 36 61)

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1950

33.4 cm rain fall at York, Nebraska (state record)

Event
1951

Andy Fletcher, rocker (Depeche Mode-Just Can't Get Enough)

Birth
1951

Anjelica Huston, LA Calif, actress (Prizzi's Honor, Alien)

Birth
1951

Pleas Ned Sublette, composer

Birth
1951

Yankee Joe DiMaggio and mgr Casey Stengel feud

Event
1951

Greg T Walker, rock bassist (Blackfoot)

Birth
1952

19th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-2 in 5 at Shibe Park, Phila

Event
1952

Ulrich Wehling, German DR, cross country (Olympic-gold-1972, 76, 80)

Birth
1953

US stops aid to Persia

Event
1953

Jonathan Segal, NYC, actor (Jonathan-Paper Chase)

Birth
1954

Military junta selects colonel Armas president of Guatemala

Event
1954

KMOX (now KMOV) TV channel 4 in Saint Louis, MO (CBS) 1st broadcast

Event
1956

Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Syracuse Golf Open

Event
1956

Millard Frank Hampton, Fresno Cal, 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1976)

Birth
1956

Russell Christian, rocker (Christians-Harvest the World)

Birth
1956

Giovanni Papini, Italian author/poet (Un Uomo Finito), dies at 75

Death
1956

Gerrit Jan van Heuven Goedhart, dutch min of Justice (Nobel 54), dies

Death
1956

US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak

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