Historical Events In July - 08
Thursday, 19 September 2019
1912 G E V Crutchley (Oxford) 99 retired measles v Cambridge on July - 08.
1912 Jacques Stehman, composer on July - 08.
1913 Walter Kerr, NY drama critic (Sad Clowns) on this day in history.
1914 On July - 08 billy Eckstine, Pittsburgh PA, jazz singer (Tenderly, A Fool in Love)
1915 On July - 08 charles Hard Townes, Greenville SC, physicist (developed lasers)
1917 Faye Emerson, Elizabeth La, actress (I've Got a Secret) on this day in history.
1918 Babe Ruth's blast over the fence in Fenway scores Amos Strunk, the Red Sox win 1-0 over Cleve, prevailing rules reduce Babe's HR to a triple on this day in history.
1918 Craig Stevens, Liberty Mo, actor (Craig-Dallas, Peter Gunn) on July - 08.
1919 Pres Wilson returns to NYC from Versailles Peace Conference on this day in history.
1919 Walter Scheel, German Foreign minister/president on July - 08.
1920 On July - 08 dolph Sweet, NYC, actor (Gimme a Break, Which Way is Up)
1922 On this day in history 35th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats M Mallory (62 60)
1923 Harding becomes first sitting president to visit Alaska on July - 08.
1923 Harding becomes 1st sitting president to visit Alaska (Metlakahtla) on this day in history.
1923 On July - 08 harrison Dillard, Cleve, 100m runner (Oly-4 gold-1948, 52)
1926 On July - 08 elizabeth Kubler-Ross, author/physician/educator
1927 On July - 08 carlo Franci, composer
1928 Phillies set record of errorless 25 inning doubleheader on July - 08.
1928 On July - 08 carol Henry, Newark NJ, choreographer (Garry Moore Show)
1929 Shirley Ann Grau, author (Keepers of the House) on July - 08.
1930 Valeri Aleksandrovich Yazdovsky, Russian cosmonaut on this day in history.
1931 On July - 08 jerry Vale, [Genaro Louis Vitaliano], NYC, singer (Arriverderci Roma)
1932 On this day in history depression low point of Dow Jones Industrial Average, 41.22
1932 G Neujmin discovers asteroid #1255 Schilowa on this day in history.
1932 Florenz Ziegfeld, US theatre producer (Ziegfeld Follies), dies on July - 08.
1933 On July - 08 public Works Administration becomes effective
1933 46th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats D Round (64 68 63) on July - 08.
1933 On this day in history marty Feldman, London England, comedian (Young Frankenstein)
1934 On July - 08 ed Lumley, Canadian corporate executive and former politician
1935 3rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-1 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve on this day in history.
1935 On this day in history john David Crow, football player (Heisman Trophy 1957)
1936 On July - 08 c Jackson discovers asteroid #1949 Messina
1936 Rudolf W de Korte, Dutch Unilever-director/minister EA (L) on this day in history.
1937 Barbara Ann Loden, actress (Ernie Kovac's Show) on this day in history.