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 This day in History - September 8
407 Historic Events for September 8
1936

Princess Juliana and German prince Bernard Lippe-Biesterfeld get engaged

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1937

Yankees trailing 6-1 in 9th, score 8 to beat Boston 9-6

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1937

Pan Arab conference about Palestine opens

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1937

Virna Lisi, Italy, actress (Assault on a Queen, Bluebeard)

Birth
1938

Sam A Nunn, (Sen-D-Georgia, 1972- )

Birth
1939

Indians Bob Feller, 20, is youngest pitcher to win 20 games

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1939

Yanks beat Red Sox 4-1 in 7, game called because of lightning

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1939

FDR declares "limited national emergency" due to war in Europe

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1939

Gen Von Reichenaus pantzer division reaches suburbs of Warsaw

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1940

Willie Tyler, Red Level Ala, ventriloquist (Lester)

Birth
1941

Alan Feinstein, NYC, actor (Max-Berrengers, Family Tree)

Birth
1941

Bernard Sanders, (Rep-R-Vermont)

Birth
1941

Entire Jewish community of Meretsch, Lithuania is exterminated

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1941

Dante Drowty, rocker

Birth
1941

Blockade of Leningrad (St Petersburg) by Germany begins

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1942

Brian Cole, Tacoma Wash, rock vocalist/bassist (Association)

Birth
1942

Sal Valentino, rocker

Birth
1942

Nancy Ann Dibble, Netherlands, sci-fi author (Summerfair)

Birth
1943

Italy surrenders to Allies in WW II

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1943

Lt-Gen Bradley flies to Carthago/Algiers Sicily

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1943

Gen Eisenhower announce unconditional surrender of Italy in WW II

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1943

NY Giants' pitcher Ace Adams sets record by working in his 62nd game

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1944

Russians march into Bulgaria; Bulgaria declares war on Germany

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1944

1st V-2 rockets land in London and Antwerp

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1944

Jan van Gilse, composer/Dutch resistance fighter, dies at 63

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