Historical Events In July - 08
Monday, 25 September 2023
1912 On this day in history g E V Crutchley (Oxford) 99 retired measles v Cambridge
1912 On July - 08 jacques Stehman, composer
1913 Walter Kerr, NY drama critic (Sad Clowns) on July - 08.
1914 On this day in history billy Eckstine, Pittsburgh PA, jazz singer (Tenderly, A Fool in Love)
1915 Charles Hard Townes, Greenville SC, physicist (developed lasers) on this day in history.
1917 On July - 08 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 this day in history.
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 July - 08.
1919 On this day in history walter Scheel, German Foreign minister/president
1920 Dolph Sweet, NYC, actor (Gimme a Break, Which Way is Up) on this day in history.
1922 On July - 08 35th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats M Mallory (62 60)
1923 On this day in history harding becomes first sitting president to visit Alaska
1923 Harding becomes 1st sitting president to visit Alaska (Metlakahtla) on July - 08.
1923 Harrison Dillard, Cleve, 100m runner (Oly-4 gold-1948, 52) on July - 08.
1926 On this day in history elizabeth Kubler-Ross, author/physician/educator
1927 Carlo Franci, composer on July - 08.
1928 On July - 08 phillies set record of errorless 25 inning doubleheader
1928 On July - 08 carol Henry, Newark NJ, choreographer (Garry Moore Show)
1929 On July - 08 shirley Ann Grau, author (Keepers of the House)
1930 On July - 08 valeri Aleksandrovich Yazdovsky, Russian cosmonaut
1931 Jerry Vale, [Genaro Louis Vitaliano], NYC, singer (Arriverderci Roma) on this day in history.
1932 On July - 08 depression low point of Dow Jones Industrial Average, 41.22
1932 G Neujmin discovers asteroid #1255 Schilowa on July - 08.
1932 Florenz Ziegfeld, US theatre producer (Ziegfeld Follies), dies on this day in history.
1933 Public Works Administration becomes effective on July - 08.
1933 On this day in history 46th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats D Round (64 68 63)
1933 On July - 08 marty Feldman, London England, comedian (Young Frankenstein)
1934 On this day in history 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 John David Crow, football player (Heisman Trophy 1957) on this day in history.
1936 C Jackson discovers asteroid #1949 Messina on July - 08.
1936 On this day in history rudolf W de Korte, Dutch Unilever-director/minister EA (L)
1937 Barbara Ann Loden, actress (Ernie Kovac's Show) on this day in history.