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 This day in History - September 8
407 Historic Events for September 8
1894

Willem FJ Pijper, Dutch composer/critic

Birth
1895

Adam Opel, German manufacturer (motorcars), dies at 58

Death
1897

Jimmie Rodgers, Mendoza Miss, country singer/singing brakeman

Birth
1898

Queenie Smith, NYC, actress/dancer (Funny Side)

Birth
1899

Vaclav Hugo Zavrtal, composer, dies at 78

Death
1899

British govt sends an additional 10,000 troops to Natal South Africa

Event
1900

6,000 killed when a hurricane and tidal wave strikes Galveston, Texas

Event
1900

Claude D Pepper, (Rep-D-FL, 1963- ), old people's advocate

Birth
1901

Hendrik F Verwoerd, premier South Africa (1958-66) (assassinated)

Birth
1901

Jacques Perret, French journalist/writer (La caporal ‚pingl‚)

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1902

Anthonie Donker, [Prof N Donkersloot], Dutch literary

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1904

Carlos Sanchez Malaga, composer

Birth
1905

Pitts Pirates strand NL record 18 men on base and lose to Reds 8-3

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1905

Henry Wilcoxon, actor (Cleopatra, Jericho, 10 Commandments)

Birth
1906

Andrei P Kirilenko, Russian member of Central Committee of CP

Birth
1907

Pius X publishes encyclical Pasceni dominici gregis (anti-modernism)

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1907

Sid Tomack, actor (Life of Riley)

Birth
1907

Leon Askin, Vienna Austria, actor (Pierre-Charlie Farrell Show)

Birth
1907

Gavin Muir, Chic Ill, actor (Hollister-Betty Hutton Show)

Birth
1907

Buck O'Neil, Old Negro League Baseball player

Birth
1908

Geoffrey Hodges, bomb disposal expert

Birth
1910

Gella Allaert, Flemish actress (La Round)

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1910

Jean-Louis Barrault, Vesinet France, actor (Les Enfants du Paradis)

Birth
1912

Alexander Mackendrick, Boston, director (Man in the White Suit, Mandy)

Birth
1912

Leo Cherne, NYC, economist/commentator (All Star News)

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