Historical Events In July - 08
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
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 Billy Eckstine, Pittsburgh PA, jazz singer (Tenderly, A Fool in Love) on this day in history.
1915 Charles Hard Townes, Greenville SC, physicist (developed lasers) on July - 08.
1917 On this day in history faye Emerson, Elizabeth La, actress (I've Got a Secret)
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 July - 08.
1918 On this day in history craig Stevens, Liberty Mo, actor (Craig-Dallas, Peter Gunn)
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 Dolph Sweet, NYC, actor (Gimme a Break, Which Way is Up) on July - 08.
1922 On this day in history 35th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats M Mallory (62 60)
1923 On July - 08 harding becomes first sitting president to visit Alaska
1923 Harding becomes 1st sitting president to visit Alaska (Metlakahtla) on this day in history.
1923 Harrison Dillard, Cleve, 100m runner (Oly-4 gold-1948, 52) on July - 08.
1926 Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, author/physician/educator on this day in history.
1927 On July - 08 carlo Franci, composer
1928 On July - 08 phillies set record of errorless 25 inning doubleheader
1928 Carol Henry, Newark NJ, choreographer (Garry Moore Show) on July - 08.
1929 Shirley Ann Grau, author (Keepers of the House) on this day in history.
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 Depression low point of Dow Jones Industrial Average, 41.22 on this day in history.
1932 On this day in history g Neujmin discovers asteroid #1255 Schilowa
1932 Florenz Ziegfeld, US theatre producer (Ziegfeld Follies), dies on July - 08.
1933 On this day in history public Works Administration becomes effective
1933 On July - 08 46th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats D Round (64 68 63)
1933 On July - 08 marty Feldman, London England, comedian (Young Frankenstein)
1934 Ed Lumley, Canadian corporate executive and former politician on this day in history.
1935 On this day in history 3rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-1 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve
1935 On this day in history john David Crow, football player (Heisman Trophy 1957)
1936 On this day in history c Jackson discovers asteroid #1949 Messina
1936 On July - 08 rudolf W de Korte, Dutch Unilever-director/minister EA (L)
1937 Barbara Ann Loden, actress (Ernie Kovac's Show) on this day in history.