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 This day in History - August 8
409 Historic Events for August 8
1964

Harry Lee "Butch" Reynolds, US, 400m runner (world record)

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1964

Paul Taylor, cricketer (England left-arm pace bowler in one Test 1993)

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1964

"110 in the Shade" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 330 perfs

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1964

Rolling Stones 1st Dutch concert

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1965

Akitoshi Saito, wrestler (NJPW)

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1965

Singapore leaves Malaysian Federation

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1965

Shirley Hardie Jackson, US author (Road Through the Wall), dies at 45

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1965

Angus Fraser, cricketer (England right-arm pace bowler 1989- )

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1965

Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Milwaukee Golf Open

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1966

Pierre Charles, Belgian heavyweight boxer, dies at 63

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1966

South Arican Broadcasting bans Beatles (Lennon's anti-Jesus remark)

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1966

Beatles' release "Revolver"

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1967

Ben Fouchee, Kuruman S Afr, Canadian Tour golfer (1987 S Afr Amateur)

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1967

Howard Cross, NFL tight end (NY Giants)

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1967

Margo Malowney, Saint John New Brunswick, volleyball player (Oly-96)

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1967

Jaromir Weinberger, Czech/US composer (Czech Rhapsody), dies at 71

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1967

Lorraine Pearson, Romford Essex, rock vocalist (5 Star-Silk and Steel)

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1967

Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand meet to form Assn of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)

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1968

Race riot in Miami Florida

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1968

Abey Kuruvila, cricketer (promising Bombay fast bowler)

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1968

Republican convention in Miami Beach nominates Nixon for pres

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1968

Patricia Arquette, NYC actress (Ed Wood, Pretty Smart)

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1968

Jarry Park is approved by Mayor Jean Drapeau for interim use by Expos

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1968

Suzy Hamilton, US olympic 1500m runner

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1968

Matthew Lane, Wellington NZ, Nike golfer (1991 S Australian Open-4th)

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