Historical Events In July - 08
Tuesday, 26 January 2021
1938 Would be start of Eng/Aust Test Cricket at Old Trafford Washout on this day in history.
1939 On this day in history 59th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Bobby Riggs beats E Cooke (26 86 36 63 62)
1939 [Henry] Havelock Ellis, English sexologist (Man & Woman), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1941 On July - 08 9th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 7-5 at Briggs Stadium, Detroit
1941 Philippe Gaubert, composer, dies at 62 on July - 08.
1942 Catherinus Elling, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
1943 4th day of battle at Kursk: Gen Model uses last tank reserve on July - 08.
1943 On July - 08 harry Oakes, Canadian ruler of Bahamas, murdered
1944 On July - 08 naval bombardment of Guam begins.
1944 British troops march into Caen on July - 08.
1946 On July - 08 "Tidbits of 1946" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 8 performances
1946 Aleksander V Aleksandrov, Russian composer/conductor, dies at 63 on July - 08.
1947 Demolition begins in NYC for UN HQ building on July - 08.
1947 14th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-1 at Wrigley Field, Chicago on this day in history.
1948 On July - 08 500th anniversary Russian orthodox church celebrated in Moscow
1948 Dave Nourse, cricketer (45 Tests for South Africa 1902-24), dies on this day in history.
1949 On this day in history monte Irvin & Hank Thompson are 1st blacks to play for NY Giants
1949 Antun Sa'ada, Syrian rightwing politician, executed in Lebanon on this day in history.
1950 Gen Douglas MacArthur named commander-in-chief, UN forces in Korea on this day in history.
1950 Leroy Deans awarded first Order of Purple Heart in Korea on this day in history.
1950 33.4 cm rain fall at York, Nebraska (state record) on July - 08.
1950 On this day in history othmar Spann, Austrian economist/sociologist (Wahre State), dies at 71
1951 Yankee Joe DiMaggio & mgr Casey Stengel feud on this day in history.
1952 On this day in history 19th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-2 in 5 at Shibe Park, Phila
1953 US stops aid to Persia on July - 08.
1954 On July - 08 kMOX (now KMOV) TV channel 4 in Saint Louis, MO (CBS) 1st broadcast
1956 On this day in history joyce Ziske wins LPGA Syracuse Golf Open
1956 On this day in history gerrit Jan van Heuven Goedhart, dutch min of Justice (Nobel 54), dies
1957 On July - 08 baeball Owners re-elect Commissioner Ford Frick
1957 Grace Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1959 Dale Buisand & Chester Ovnand, 1st Americans killed in Vietnam War on this day in history.
1961 On this day in history portuguese steamer "Save" breaks up off Mozambique, 227 die
1961 On July - 08 julian Bautista, composer, dies at 60
1967 On July - 08 billie Jean King concludes Wimbeldon sweep (singles, doubles & mix)