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 This day in History - August 7
352 Historic Events for August 7
1974

Actress Faye Dunaway weds Peter Wolf of J Geils Band

Event
1974

Philippe De Rouville, Victoriaville, NHL goalie (Pitts Penguins)

Birth
1974

Jeff Buckey, tackle (Miami Dolphins)

Birth
1975

Alshermond Singleton, linebacker (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

Birth
1975

Edgar Renteria, Barranquilla Colombia, infielder (Florida Marlins)

Birth
1975

Jimmy van Fessem, soccer player (Willem II)

Birth
1976

Cecil Weston, actor (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn), dies at 86

Death
1976

Scientists in Pasadena, Calif, announce Viking I found strongest indications to date of possible life on Mars

Event
1976

US Viking 2 goes into Martian orbit after 11-month flight from Earth

Event
1976

Chako Higuchi wins LPGA Colgate-European Golf Open

Event
1976

Murvyn Vye, actor (Bob Cummings Show), dies at 63

Death
1977

"Shenandoah" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 1,050 performances

Event
1978

Thousands of mourners file past body of Pope Paul VI

Event
1978

Franz Alphons Wolpert, composer, dies at 60

Death
1978

Eddie Mathews, Addie Joss, and Larry MacPhail inducted to Hall of Fame

Event
1980

Hurricane Allen ravages Caribisch area, about 70 killed

Event
1983

Patti Rizzo wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic

Event
1983

65th PGA Championship: Hal Sutton shoots a 274 at Riviera CC LA

Event
1983

Some 675,000 employees strike ATandT

Event
1983

Grete Waitz of Norway, wins 1st all-women Marathon (Helsinki Fin)

Event
1983

1st World Track and Field Championships

Event
1983

"Merlin" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 199 performances

Event
1983

Bobby Murcer Day at Yankee Stadium

Event
1984

Esther Phillips, US singer (What a Difference a Day Makes), dies at 48

Death
1984

David Rabe's "Hurlyburly," premieres in NYC

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