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June 8th, 2007 (June 08 2007)EventNewcastle, New South Wales, Australia is hit by the State s worst storms and flooding in 30 years resulting in the death of nine people and the grounding of trade ship, the MV Pasha Bulker.
June 8th, 2007 (June 08 2007)DeathKenny Olsson, Swedish speedway racer (born in 1977)
June 8th, 2007 (June 08 2007)DeathRichard Rorty, American postanalytic, pragmatic philosopher (born in 1931) Philo Quotes
June 8th, 1987 (June 08 1987)EventNew Zealand s Labour government legislates against nuclear weapons and nuclear powered vessels. This makes New Zealand the first and (as of June 2006) only nation to ban these things from its territory.
June 8th, 1977 (June 08 1977)BirthKanye West, American rapperKanye West Quotes
June 8th, 1967 (June 08 1967)EventSix-Day War: The USS Liberty incident occurs, killing 34 and wounding 171.
June 8th, 1957 (June 08 1957)BirthScott Adams, American cartoonistScott Adams Quotes
June 8th, 1957 (June 08 1957)BirthDon Robinson, American baseball player
June 8th, 1947 (June 08 1947)BirthEric F. Wieschaus, American biologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
June 8th, 1927 (June 08 1927)BirthJerry Stiller, American comedian and actor
June 8th, 1917 (June 08 1917)BirthByron White, American athlete and Supreme Court Justice (died in 2002)Byron White Quotes
June 8th, 1897 (June 08 1897)BirthJohn G. Bennett, British scientist and author (died in 1974)
June 8th, 1887 (June 08 1887)EventHerman Hollerith receives a patent for his punch card calculator.
June 8th, 1867 (June 08 1867)BirthFrank Lloyd Wright, American architect (died in 1959)Frank Lloyd Wright Quotes
June 8th, 1857 (June 08 1857)DeathDouglas William Jerrold, British playwright and satirist (born in 1803)Douglas William Jerrold Quotes
June 8th, 1847 (June 08 1847)BirthIda McKinley, First Lady of the United States (died in 1907)
June 8th, 1757 (June 08 1757)BirthCardinal Ercole Consalvi, Italian Roman Catholic Cardinal (died in 1824)
June 8th, 1727 (June 08 1727)DeathAugust Hermann Francke, German Protestant minister (born in 1663)
June 8th, 1717 (June 08 1717)BirthJohn Collins, American politician (died in 1795)

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