Historical Events In July - 08
Friday, 28 February 2020
1912 G E V Crutchley (Oxford) 99 retired measles v Cambridge on this day in history.
1912 On July - 08 jacques Stehman, composer
1913 Walter Kerr, NY drama critic (Sad Clowns) on July - 08.
1914 Billy Eckstine, Pittsburgh PA, jazz singer (Tenderly, A Fool in Love) on this day in history.
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 On July - 08 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
1918 Craig Stevens, Liberty Mo, actor (Craig-Dallas, Peter Gunn) on this day in history.
1919 On July - 08 pres Wilson returns to NYC from Versailles Peace Conference
1919 Walter Scheel, German Foreign minister/president on this day in history.
1920 On July - 08 dolph Sweet, NYC, actor (Gimme a Break, Which Way is Up)
1922 35th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats M Mallory (62 60) on this day in history.
1923 Harding becomes first sitting president to visit Alaska on this day in history.
1923 On July - 08 harding becomes 1st sitting president to visit Alaska (Metlakahtla)
1923 On July - 08 harrison Dillard, Cleve, 100m runner (Oly-4 gold-1948, 52)
1926 Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, author/physician/educator on this day in history.
1927 On this day in history carlo Franci, composer
1928 On this day in history phillies set record of errorless 25 inning doubleheader
1928 Carol Henry, Newark NJ, choreographer (Garry Moore Show) on this day in history.
1929 Shirley Ann Grau, author (Keepers of the House) on July - 08.
1930 On July - 08 valeri Aleksandrovich Yazdovsky, Russian cosmonaut
1931 Jerry Vale, [Genaro Louis Vitaliano], NYC, singer (Arriverderci Roma) on July - 08.
1932 On this day in history depression low point of Dow Jones Industrial Average, 41.22
1932 On July - 08 g Neujmin discovers asteroid #1255 Schilowa
1932 Florenz Ziegfeld, US theatre producer (Ziegfeld Follies), dies on July - 08.
1933 Public Works Administration becomes effective on this day in history.
1933 46th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats D Round (64 68 63) on July - 08.
1933 Marty Feldman, London England, comedian (Young Frankenstein) on this day in history.
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 John David Crow, football player (Heisman Trophy 1957) on this day in history.
1936 C Jackson discovers asteroid #1949 Messina on this day in history.
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.