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 This day in History - August 9
350 Historic Events for August 9
1887

Abraham Schierbeek, Dutch biologist (Swammerdam)

Birth
1888

Hans Oster, German major general/spy/July 20th plotter

Birth
1888

Isaac Strauss, composer, dies at 82

Death
1888

Charles Cros, French mathematician/chemist/poet, dies at 45

Death
1890

Sandor Jemnitz, composer

Birth
1890

Eino Kaila, Finnish psychologist/philosopher

Birth
1890

Cesar Cortinas, composer

Birth
1890

1st 44 Javans arrive in Suriname, to work 5 year on sugar plantations

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1891

Max Tak, Dutch violinist/radio commentator

Birth
1892

Matthias de Vries, linguistic (spelling), dies

Death
1892

Charles Delaney, NYC, actor (Air Police, Lonesome Trail)

Birth
1893

1st US bowling magazine, Gut Holz, published in NY

Event
1895

Fred Badcock, cricketer (swing bowler in NZ's 1st Test matches)

Birth
1895

Nat Pendleton, Davenport IA, Olympic wrestler/actor (Reckless)

Birth
1896

Leonide Massine, choreographer (Diaghilev Ballet Russe 1914-20)

Birth
1896

Jean Piaget, Switz, pioneer developmental psychologist/zoologist

Birth
1896

Otto Lilenthal, aircraft pioneer, killed during a glider test at 48

Death
1897

Ralph Wyckoff, American pioneer in x-ray crystallography

Birth
1898

David de Jong, Dutch writer (Mutiny on the Canal)

Birth
1899

Armand Salacrou, French playwright

Birth
1899

Pamela Lyndon Travers, writer (Mary Poppins)

Birth
1901

34-35øN/98-99øW open for US colonization

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1901

Charles Farrell, Cape Cod Mass, actor (Vern-My Little Margie)

Birth
1902

Edward VII of England crowned after death of his mother Victoria

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1902

Zino Francescatti, Marseilles France, violinist (NY Phil-1939)

Birth