Historical Events In July - 08
Friday, 28 February 2020
1938 On July - 08 would be start of Eng/Aust Test Cricket at Old Trafford Washout
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 On this day in history philippe Gaubert, composer, dies at 62
1942 On July - 08 catherinus Elling, composer, dies at 83
1943 On this day in history 4th day of battle at Kursk: Gen Model uses last tank reserve
1943 On this day in history harry Oakes, Canadian ruler of Bahamas, murdered
1944 On July - 08 naval bombardment of Guam begins.
1944 British troops march into Caen on this day in history.
1946 "Tidbits of 1946" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 8 performances on this day in history.
1946 On July - 08 aleksander V Aleksandrov, Russian composer/conductor, dies at 63
1947 On July - 08 demolition begins in NYC for UN HQ building
1947 14th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-1 at Wrigley Field, Chicago on July - 08.
1948 500th anniversary Russian orthodox church celebrated in Moscow on this day in history.
1948 On July - 08 dave Nourse, cricketer (45 Tests for South Africa 1902-24), dies
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 On this day in history leroy Deans awarded first Order of Purple Heart in Korea
1950 On July - 08 33.4 cm rain fall at York, Nebraska (state record)
1950 On this day in history othmar Spann, Austrian economist/sociologist (Wahre State), dies at 71
1951 On July - 08 yankee Joe DiMaggio & mgr Casey Stengel feud
1952 On July - 08 19th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-2 in 5 at Shibe Park, Phila
1953 On July - 08 uS stops aid to Persia
1954 KMOX (now KMOV) TV channel 4 in Saint Louis, MO (CBS) 1st broadcast on this day in history.
1956 Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Syracuse Golf Open on July - 08.
1956 On July - 08 gerrit Jan van Heuven Goedhart, dutch min of Justice (Nobel 54), dies
1957 Baeball Owners re-elect Commissioner Ford Frick on this day in history.
1957 On this day in history grace Goodhue Coolidge, 1st lady (1923-29), dies at 78
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 this day in history julian Bautista, composer, dies at 60
1967 Billie Jean King concludes Wimbeldon sweep (singles, doubles & mix) on July - 08.