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 This day in History - August 8
409 Historic Events for August 8
1969

Divine Brown, [Estelle Marie Thompson], SF, prostitute (Hugh Grant)

Birth
1969

Jerome Henderson, NFL cornerback (NY Jets, Phila Eagles)

Birth
1969

Sharon Tate, murdered by the Manson family at 26

Death
1970

Amaia Arruti, LPGA golfer

Birth
1970

Catriona Fallon, Burlingame Calif, rower (Olympics-4th-92, 96)

Birth
1970

Trev Alberts, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)

Birth
1970

NY Yankees honor Casey Stengel, retiring his number 37 (BTG was there)

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1971

France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island

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1971

Marcello Simmons, CFL defensive back (Toronto Argonauts)

Birth
1971

John Raposo, CFL defensive tackle (Toronto Argonauts)

Birth
1971

Steve Hinton, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics-1996)

Birth
1971

Jane Blalock wins LPGA Lady Pepsi Golf Open

Event
1972

NY Yanks sign 30-year lease to play in remodeled Yankee Stadium

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1973

Shane Lee, cricket all-rounder (NSW and Somerset, Australian ODI 1995-)

Birth
1973

VP Spiro T Agnew says reports he took kickbacks are "damned lies" from govt contracts in Maryland. He vowed not to resign (Right!)

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1974

Pres Richard M Nixon announces he'll resign his office 12PM Aug 9

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1974

Baldur von Schirach, German author/nazi politician, dies at 67

Death
1974

Andrei Mezin, NHL goaltender (Team Belarus, Oly-98)

Birth
1975

Julian "Cannonball" Alderly, saxophonist/bandleader, dies of a stroke at 46

Death
1976

John Roselli, hired by CIA to kill Castro, found murdered

Death
1976

Chic White Sox suit up in shorts

Event
1976

Liraz Mesilaty, Miss Universe-Israel (1996)

Birth
1977

Texas Rangers turn their 1st triple play (vs A's)

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1977

Maurine Stuart, ordained as Zen priest by Eido Tai Shimano Roshi

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1978

Pioneer-Venus 2 with 5 atmospheric probes launched toward Venus

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