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 This day in History - September 8
407 Historic Events for September 8
1944

Erwin von Witzleben, German fieldmarshal, hanged at 62

Death
1945

US invades Japanese-held Korea

Event
1945

Kelly Groucutt, rocker

Birth
1945

Jose Feliciano, rocker

Birth
1945

Rogie Vachon, Qu‚bec, NHL goalie (Canadiens, Kings, Vezina-1968)

Birth
1945

Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, Calif, rocker (Grateful Dead, Grass Roots)

Birth
1945

Hideki Tojo, Japanese PM during most of WW II, attempts suicide rather than face war crimes tribunal attempt fails, later he is hanged

Event
1946

60th US Womens Tennis: Pauline Betz beats Patricia Canning (119 63)

Event
1946

SF 49ers play 1st AAFC game, lose to NY Yankees 21-7

Event
1946

Jack Kramer wins US Tennis Open

Event
1946

Bulgaria ends monarchy

Event
1946

Dean Daughtry, rock keyboardist (Atlanta Rhythm Section)

Birth
1946

66th US Mens Tennis: Jack Kramer beats Tom Brown Jr (97 63 60)

Event
1946

Bill Kennedy of Rocky Mount (CPL) strikes out minors record 456

Event
1947

Amos Biwott, Uasin Gishee Kenya, 3K steeplechaser (Oly-gold-1968)

Birth
1947

Ann Beattie, Wash DC, short story writer (NYer Magazine)

Birth
1947

British govt sails "Exodus" with fugitives from Nazis

Event
1948

British De Havilland 08-fighter flies faster than sound

Event
1948

Lynn/Marilyn [Lorraine] Abbey, US, sci-fi author (Black Flame)

Birth
1948

Kathy Hite-James, LPGA golfer

Birth
1948

Jean-Pierre Monser‚, Flemish cyclist

Birth
1948

Great Kabuki, [Akihisa Yone Yoshi Mera], wrestler (NWA/NJPW/WAR/SWS)

Birth
1949

Richard Strauss, German composer (Also sprach Zarathustra), dies at 85

Death
1950

Daniel Victor Starr, composer

Birth
1950

Will Lee, rock guitarist (Late Show with David Letterman)

Birth