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 This day in History - August 7
352 Historic Events for August 7
1984

Japan beats US for olympic gold medal in baseball

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1984

Jim Deshales becomes 1,000th playing Yankee

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1985

Grayson Hall, actor (Dark Shadows), dies of cancer at 58

Death
1985

Baseball players end a 2 day strike

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1985

Barbra Streisand records "Broadway Album"

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1986

"Honky Tonk Nights" opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 4 performances

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1986

Daniel Buettner, Bret Anderson, Martin Engel and Anne Knabe begin cycling journey of 15,266 miles from Prudhoe Bay Alaska to Argentina

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1987

5 Central American presidents sign peace accord in Guatemala

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1987

Camille Chamoun, president of Lebanon, dies at 87

Death
1987

Lynne Cox swims 4.3 km from US to USSR in 39øF (4øC) Bering Sea

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1987

Javed Miandad scores 260 v England at The Oval, 28 fours 1 six

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1987

Nobusuke Kishi, premier of Japan (1957-60), dies at 90

Death
1988

Martha Nause wins Planters Pat Bradley International Golf Tournament

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1988

Writers guild end their 6 months strike

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1989

Mickey Leland, (Rep-D-Tx), and 15 others dies in plane crash in Ethiopia

Death
1990

Eva Sully Block, actress (Kid Millions), dies of heart failure at 88

Death
1990

NY Yankee Kevin Mass sets record with 12th HR in 1st 92 at bats and becomes 21st to hit a ball into 3rd deck of Seattle's Kingdome

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1990

Desert Shield begins - US deploys troops to Saudi Arabia

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1991

Billy James, comedian/singer (Women at Play, Lusty Business), dies

Death
1991

Shotzie, Cincinnati Red dog mascot, dies at 9

Death
1991

Shapur Bahktiar, PM of Iran (1979), assassinated

Death
1991

Manhattan Cable final day of amnesty to return illegal cable boxes

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1991

Court rules Manuel Noriega, may access some secret US documents

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1991

Darrin Lewis hits his 1st major league HR

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1991

US sets 400m relay record at 37.67 seconds

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