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June 8th, 2006 (June 08 2006)DeathRobert Donner, American actor (born in 1931)
June 8th, 2006 (June 08 2006)DeathAbouna Matta El Meskeen, Coptic Orthodox monk (born in 1919)
June 8th, 1996 (June 08 1996)EventPanama becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
June 8th, 1986 (June 08 1986)EventFormer United Nations Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim is elected president of Austria.
June 8th, 1986 (June 08 1986)BirthPatrick Kaleta, American hockey player
June 8th, 1976 (June 08 1976)BirthLindsay Davenport, American tennis player
June 8th, 1976 (June 08 1976)BirthKenji Johjima, Japanese baseball player
June 8th, 1966 (June 08 1966)EventOne of the XB-70 Valkyrie prototypes is destroyed in a mid-air collision with a F-104 Starfighter chase plane during a photo shoot. NASA pilot Joseph A. Walker and USAF test pilot Carl Cross were both killed.
June 8th, 1966 (June 08 1966)EventTopeka, Kansas is devastated by a tornado that registers as an "F5" on the Fujita Scale: the first to exceed US$100 million in damages. Sixteen people are killed, hundreds more injured, and thousands of homes damaged or destroyed.[1]
June 8th, 1966 (June 08 1966)BirthJulianna Margulies, American actress Julian Quotes
June 8th, 1966 (June 08 1966)BirthDoris Pearson, singer, Five Star
June 8th, 1966 (June 08 1966)DeathAnton Melik, Slovenian geographer (born in 1890)
June 8th, 1956 (June 08 1956)DeathMarie Laurencin, French painter (born in 1883)
June 8th, 1936 (June 08 1936)BirthJames Darren, American actor and singer
June 8th, 1936 (June 08 1936)BirthKenneth G. Wilson, American physicist, Nobel laureate
June 8th, 1916 (June 08 1916)BirthFrancis Crick, English molecular biologist; Nobel laureate (died in 2004)Francis Crick Quotes
June 8th, 1916 (June 08 1916)BirthLuigi Comencini, Italian film director (died in 2007)
June 8th, 1906 (June 08 1906)EventTheodore Roosevelt signs the Antiquities Act into law, authorizing the President to restrict the use of certain parcels of public land with historical or conservation value.Theodore Roosevelt Quotes
June 8th, 1876 (June 08 1876)DeathGeorge Sand, French author (born in 1804)
June 8th, 1856 (June 08 1856)EventThe community of Pitcairn Islands and descendants of the mutineers of the HMS Bounty consisting of 194 people arrived on the Morayshire at Norfolk Island Commencing the Third Settlement of the Island.
June 8th, 1776 (June 08 1776)EventAmerican Revolutionary War: Battle of Trois-RivieresAmerican attackers are driven back at Trois-Rivieres, Quebec.
June 8th, 1716 (June 08 1716)DeathJohann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (born in 1658)
June 8th, 1476 (June 08 1476)DeathGeorge Neville, English archbishop and statesman
June 8th, 1376 (June 08 1376)DeathEdward, the Black Prince, son of Edward III of England (born in 1330)
June 8th, 0536 (June 08 0536)EventSt. Silverius becomes Pope (probable date).

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