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 This day in History - September 8
407 Historic Events for September 8
1957

Jackie Wilson, releases his 1st solo single "Reet Petite"

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1957

Melissa Whitmire, LPGA golfer

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1958

Oman turns over Gwadur (on Bal£chist n coast) to Pakistan

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1958

Paul Anka opens Asian tour in Tokyo

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1958

David Lewis, guitarist (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)

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1958

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Dallas Golf Open

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1960

German DR limits access to East-Berlin for West Berliners

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1960

Stefano Casiraghi, husband of princess Caroline of Monaco

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1960

Johan J "Jussi" Bj”rling, Swedish epic tenor, dies at 49

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1961

Franny Michel, Bkln NY, actress (Patricia-Apple's Way)

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1962

Hermann Standiger, German chemist (Nobel 1953), dies at 84

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1962

Ren‚ Klijn, [Dorian], singer (Mr Blue)

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1962

Chinese troops exceed Mac-Mahon-line (Tibet-India boundary)

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1962

USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

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1963

Ines Cuervo de Priete, 34, gives birth to quintuplets, all boys

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1963

Gerald Williams, NFL defensive end (Carolina Panthers)

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1963

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Spokane Women's Golf Open

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1963

Braves Warren Spahn ties Christy Mathewson with 13 20-win seasons

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1963

Algerian population accepts constitution

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1963

77th US Womens Tennis: Maria Fraser beats Margaret Smith Court (75 64)

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1963

83rd US Mens Tennis: R H Osuna beats Frank Froehling III (75 64 62)

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1964

Steffan Peters, equestrian dressage (Olympics-bronze-96)

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1965

Dorothy Danridge, actress (Island in the Sun), dies at 41 in Hollywood

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1965

Barbra Fontana Harris, Manhattan Beach CA, volleyballer (Oly-4th-96)

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1965

KC A's Bert Campaneris plays all 9 positions in a game

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