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 This day in History - September 8
407 Historic Events for September 8
1977

Interpol sends a resolution concerning video piracy

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1977

Maria Helena Selin, ice hockey right wing (Finland, Oly-98)

Birth
1977

Jimmy McCullough quits Wings

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1978

Irani army shoots on Khomeini followers in Teheran, 100s killed

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1978

2nd game of Boston Massacre; Yanks beat Red Sox 13-2

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1978

Marco Sturm, Dingolfing GER, NHL forward (Sharks, Team Germany 1998)

Birth
1978

Pancho Vladigerov, composer, dies at 79

Death
1979

Jean Seberg, actress (Breathless, Airport), commits suicide at 40

Death
1979

Cheryl Prewitt (Miss), 22, crowned 52nd Miss America 1980

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1979

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1980

Bruce Dooland, cricketer (prolific leggie for Notts), dies

Death
1980

Jean Piaget, Swiss psychologist/theory/educator, dies at 84

Death
1980

Bowie Kuhn suspends Ferguson Jenkins indefinitely due to drug arrest

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1981

Roy Wilkins, longtime executive director of NAACP, dies at 80

Death
1981

Hediki Joekawa, Japans physicist (Nobel 1949) at 74

Death
1981

Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Bethlehem PA, actor (Randy-Home Improvement)

Birth
1982

Dutch social dem party wins elections, fascist enters Dutch parliament

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1983

NASA launches RCA-6

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1983

Willem C "Wim" Kan, Dutch cabaret performer, dies at 72

Death
1983

Antonin Magne, French bicylist (won Tour de France 1931, 34), dies

Death
1984

Rene Bernier, composer, dies at 79

Death
1984

Frank Lowson, cricketer (England opener 1951-55), dies

Death
1984

98th US Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Chris E L Mills (46 64 64)

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1984

Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 41G mission

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1985

Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Portland Ping Golf Championship

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