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Historical Events In December - 08

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1916  Dorothy Mae Ballard, labor union rep on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1917  Rufo I Wever, Aruban pianist/composer (Ca'i Organ) on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1918  On December - 08 ian Johnson, cricketer (Australian Test captbetween Hassett & Craig)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1919  On December - 08 hans-Dieter Hosalla, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1920  Emmanuel McDonald Bailey, Trinidad, 100m runner (Olympic-bronze-1952) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  Eamon de Valera publicly repudiates Anglo-Irish Treaty on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  On this day in history johnny Otis, Calif, R&B talent scout (Cold Shot, Cuttin' Up)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  On December - 08 george Fullerton, cricketer (South African keeper-batsman 1947-51)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1923  On this day in history german-US friendship treaty signed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1923  Rudolph Pariser, Chinese-born American chemist on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1923  Dom Joseph Pothier, French Benedictine/musicologist, dies at 88 on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  Franz X Scharwenka, German pianist/composer (Mataswintha), dies at 74 on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  Sammy Davis, Jr. entertainer was born on this day on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  On December - 08 the birth of Sammy Davis Jr., American actor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  James E "Jimmy" Smith, US jazz/organist (Walk on the Wild Side) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  Sammy Davis, Jr. entertainer: was born on this day on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  On December - 08 disappearance of Agatha Christie  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  Jan Six, Dutch art historian/collector, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  Vladimir Aleksandrovich Shatalov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 4, 8, 10) on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1930  On December - 08 broadway Theater opens at 1681 Broadway NYC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1931  On December - 08 coaxial cable patented  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  Flip (Clerow) Wilson Emmy Award-winning comedy writer was born on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  On December - 08 secretary of the Navy establishes Fleet Marine Force, integrating a ready-to-deploy Marine force with own aircraft into Fleet organization.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  On December - 08 friedrich Wolf's "Professor Mamlock," premieres in Zurich  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  On this day in history bernhard Seklas, composer, dies at 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  The Japanese military police launches a violent suppression of the religious sect Oomoto, beginning with a crackdown on the sect's operational bases of Ayabe and Kameoka in Kyoto Prefecture and the arrest of its leader Onisaburo Deguchi on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  Anastasio Somoza elected pres of Nicaragua on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  On this day in history highest temperature for December in US recorded in La Mesa Calif  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  On December - 08 ernest Schelling, composer, dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On December - 08 german Luftwaffe launches massive attack on London  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  1st NFL championship on national radio; Bears beat Redskins 73-0 on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  As a result of the attack on Pearl Harbour, Britain, the United States and Australia declare war on Japan on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On December - 08 uS declares war on Japan.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  USS Wake (PR-3), a river gunboat moored at Shanghai, is only U.S. vessel to surrender during World War II on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In December - 08

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1508  On December - 08 birth of gemma Frisius, [Jemme Reinersz], Frisian geographer/astronomer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1574  On December - 08 birth of maria Anna of Bavaria, Empress consort of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1616)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1626  Christina, queen of Sweden who abdicated after becoming Catholic was born on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1678  On December - 08 birth of horatio Walpole, 1st Baron Walpole of Wolterton, English diplomat (d. 1757)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1699  Maria Josepha of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1757) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1704  Anton de Haen, medical expert (Ratio Medendi) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1708  On this day in history birth of francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1715  On this day in history birth of john Althuysen, Frisian vicar/poet (Frisianche rymlery)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In December - 08

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0644  On this day in history death of omar I, 2nd kalief of Islam, murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0899  Arnulf of Carinthia, last emperor of Austria-France, dies on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1292  On this day in history john Peckham, English archbishop of Canterbury, dies at 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  On December - 08 death of mary, Queen of Scots (1560-1587), executed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  On this day in history death of luis de Carabajal, 1st Jewish author in America, executed in Mexico  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1626  On this day in history death of john Davies, English poet (b. 1569)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1632  Death of Philippe van Lansberge, Flemish astronomer (b. 1561) on December - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1643  John Pym, English House of Commons member, dies at about 59 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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