November 8 Birthdays in History - November 8 Deaths - November 8 Events



1985 Jack Osbourne, English Celebrity
1976 Brett Lee, cricketer, brother of Shane, AIS representative
1975 Brevin Knight, NBA guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers
1975 Tara Reid, born in Wyckoff, New Jersey, actress, appeared in films, 'American Pie', 'Urban Legend', 'The Big Lebowski', 'Josie and the Pussycats'
1973 Frantisek Kaberle, hockey defenseman, Team Czechoslovakia, Gold Medal 1998 Olympics
1973 Nicole Teter, born in San Diego, California, 800m runner
1973 Tara Johnson, Miss USA-Wisconsin 1997
1972 Chris Fydler, Sydney NSW NSW Australia, swimmer 1996 Olympics
1972 Ken Blackman, NFL guard for the Cincinnati Bengals
1971 Anna Katrina Simcic, Christchurch New Zealand, backstroker 1996 Olympics
1970 Qadry Ismail, NFL wide receiver, Minnesota Vikings, Miami Dolphins
1969 Devon McDonald, NFL linebacker for the Indianapolis Colts
1969 Ricardo McDonald, NFL linebacker for the Cincinnati Bengals
1968 Jose Offerman, San Pedro de Macoris, infielder for the Kansas City Royals
1968 Keith Jones, Brantford, NHL right wing for the Washington Capitals
1968 Michelle Kline, Circle Pines, Minnesota, speed skater 1994 Olympics
1968 Parker Posey, born in Baltimore, Maryland, actress, Tess Shelby-As the World Turns
1967 Courtney Thorne-Smith, actress, Day by Day, Lucas, Summer School
1967 Henry Rodriguez, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, outfielder for the Montreal Expos
1967 Jay Taylor, NFL cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs
1967 Kim Dugger, Wichita Kansas, Miss Kansas-America 1991
1967 Mark Zollitsch, Orono Maine, kayak alternate for 1996 Olympics
1967 Rhonda Kottke, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, WPVA volleyballer
1967 Courtney Thorne Smith, American Actress
1966 Michael Soles, CFL fullback, Montreal Alouettes
1966 Gordon Ramsay, Scottish Celebrity
1965 Bart Latuheru, soccer player, Vitesse
1965 Jeff Blauser, Los gatos California, infielder, Atlanta Braves
1965 Mike Peluso, Pengilly Canada, NHL left wing for the New Jersey Devils
1964 Chuck Cecil, NFL safety for the Houston Oilers
1963 Dwight Smith, Tallahassee, Florida, outfielder, Atlanta Braves
1963 Paul Butcher, NFL linebacker for the Carolina Panthers
1962 Ron Johnson, Australian baseball hitting coach 1996 Olympics
1961 Leif Garrett, Hollywood Cal, singer and actor, Devil x 5, 3 for the Road
1959 Simon Davis, Victorian cricket pace bowler, Test vs. New Zealand 1986, no wkts
1958 Terry Lee Miall, England, rock drummer, Adam and The Ants
1957 Yohan Gunasekera, cricketer, 2 Tests for Sri Lanka 1983
1956 Randi Brooks, New York City, actress, Man With 2 Brains, Tightrope
1956 Richard Curtis, New Zealander Writer
1954 Rickie Lee Jones, Chicago, singer, Chuck E's in Love
1954 Kazuo Ishiguro, Japanese Author
1952 Christie Ann Hefner, daughter of Hugh Hefner, CEO, Playboy
1952 Jan Raas, born in Heinkenszand, Zeeland, Dutch professional cyclist, won 10 stages in the Tour de France, won Amstel Gold Race five times
1951 Larry Burnett, born in America, musician, original member of band, Firefall, a pop-rock group
1951 Mary Hart, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, TV hostess, Entertainment Tonight
1949 Bonnie Raitt, born in Burbank, California, country singer, Green Light, The Glow
1948 Dale A Gardner, Fairmont, Minnesota, Commander USN/astronaut, STS-8, STS-51A
1948 Max Burns, American Politician
1947 Margaret Rhea Seddon, born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, MD/astronaut, STS-51D, 40, SK:58
1947 Minnie Ripperton, Chicago, singer, Loving You
1945 David Jessel, British TV-reporter
1945 Judith Lang Zaimont, composer
1945 Roy Wood, Birmingham England, rock vocalist/celloist, ELO
1945 Tony Mann, Australia cricket leggie, 1977 century as nightwatchman vs. India
1945 Dennis Moore, American Politician
1944 Bonnie Bramlett, rock vocalist, Delandy and Bonnie
1944 Rodney Desborough Slater, rocker, Bonzo Dog Band
1943 Martin Peters, British soccer player
1942 Aleksandr Yakovlevich Kramarenko, Russia, cosmonaut
1942 Gerald Alston, U.S. singer, Manhattans-Crazy
1938 John Asprey, British jeweler/multi-millionaire
1938 Pleuni Touw, Dutch actress, Black Rider
1938 Pleuntje "Pleuni" Cordon, actress, Dear Guys
1938 Richard Stoker, born in Britain, composer, writer, guitarist, fellow, Royal Academy of Music, studied under Nadia Boulanger in Paris
1936 Edward George Gibson, Buffalo, New York, astronaut, Skylab 4
1936 Viscount Mountgarret, Butler, English large landowner
1935 Alain Delon, France, actor, Honor Among Thieves, Return of Zorro
1934 Roberta Hazard, USN Admiral
1932 Richard E Lawyer, born in Los Angeles, California, astronaut
1932 Stephane Audran, Versailles France, actress, Just Before Nightfall
1931 Morley Safer, Toronto California, TV newscaster, 60 Minutes
1930 Bob Harris, born in Long Beach, California, actor, Jim-Troubleshooters
1930 Edmund Happold, born in England, structural engineer, founded engineering constituency, Buro Happold, worked on Sydney Opera House
1929 Trevor McMahon, New Zealand cricket wicketkeeper, v India and Pak 1955-56
1929 Ken Dodd, British Comedian
1929 Bobby Bowden, American Coach
1927 Patti Page, Clara Ann Fowler, Claremont, Oklahoma, singer, Tennessee Waltz
1924 Joe Flynn, Youngstown Ohio, actor, McHale's Navy
1923 Dmitri T Jazov, Russian minister of defense, 1991 coup
1923 Jack Kilby, American Scientist
1922 Christiaan Barnard, South Africa, surgeon, perform 1st heart transplant
1922 Esther Rolle, Pompano Beach, Florida, actress, Florida-Good Times, Maude
1921 Douglas Townsend, composer
1921 Gene Saks, New York, actor and director, One and Only, Prisoner of 2nd Ave
1921 Jerome Hines, Heinz, born in Hollywood, California, basso, I am The Way
1916 Frank McGuire, basketball coach, won 550 games in 30 college seasons
1916 June Havoc, born in Seattle, Washington actress, Willy, Panic, GE Theater
1916 Peter Weiss, Germany, Swedish author/dramatist/novelist, Marat/Sade
1914 Lute T de Cock, student/resistance fighter
1914 Norman Lloyd, born in Jersey City, New Jersey, actor, Auschlander-St. Elsewhere
1913 Robert Strauss, New York City, actor, Sergeant Gruzewsky-Mona McCluskey
1912 Jean-Louis Martinet, composer
1912 Joseph Fattorini, businessman
1909 Alberto Erede, Italian conductor
1908 Martha Gellhorn, American Journalist
1907 Otto Brenner, German worker's union leader
1905 Richard Nicholson, musician
1904 Cedric Belfrage, American Sociologist
1902 Mihail A Suslov, Soviet-party ideologist
1902 Walerian Josef Gniot, composer
1901 Gheorge Gheorghiu Dej, Romania party leader/president
1900 Georges Lonque, composer
1900 Margaret Mitchell, author, 'Gone With the Wind'
1900 Mihailo Vukdragovic, composer
1897 Dorothy Day, author, Stump the Authors
1896 Bucky Harris, baseball manager, Phillies, Yankees
1895 Hermann Schey, German/Netherlands singer
1893 John Miljan, Lead City, South Dakota, actor, Possessed, Final Extra, Susan Lenox
1888 David Monrad Johansen, composer
1887 Yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, composer
1883 Arnold Edward Trevor Bax, born in London, England, composer, Farewell My Youth
1883 Ethel Clayton, Missouri, actress, Hotel Continental
1882 Lazare Saminsky, composer
1879 King Baggot I, born in St. Louis, Missouri, director, Tumbleweeds
1878 Marshall Walter "Major" Taylor, world champion cyclist, 1899
1876 Frank L Gillespie, Arkansas, founded Supreme Life Insurance Company
1869 Joseph Franklin Rutherford, American Clergyman
1867 Ilmari Henrik Reinhold Krohn, composer
1863 Rene [Raphael] Viviani, French historian/social premier, 1914-15
1854 Jean Reville, French vicar/theologist, Liberal Protestantism
1850 Karel Komzak, composer
1849 Edward Julius Biedermann, composer
1848 Gottlob Frege, Germany, mathematician/logician, Begriffsschrift
1847 Bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/author, Dracula
1846 William Robertson Smith, Scottish Scientist
1834 Johann C F Zollner, German astronoom, astro photo meter
1831 Edward R L Bulwer-Lytton, English under king of India
1831 Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Statesman
1830 Oliver Otis Howard, Major General Union volunteers
1829 Samuel Wylie Crawford, Major General Union Army
1817 Claudius Wistar Sears, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1817 Theodoor J Canneel, Flemish painter
1814 Girolamo/Jeromin de Rada, Albanian poet, Skanderbeku
1785 Friedrich Wilhelm Michael Kalkbrenner, composer
1772 William Wirt, American Statesman
1770 Friedrich Witt, composer
1760 Jean-Baptiste Dumonceau de Bergendael, South Netherlands earl/general
1715 Elisabeth C van Brunswick-Bevern, wife of Frederik II "the Great"
1693 Leonhard Trautsch, composer
1657 Thomas Bullis, composer
1656 Edmund Halley, English astronomer, comet of Halley
1647 Pierre Bayle, French/Netherlands theologist/philosopher/writer
1622 Galenus Abrahamsz de Haen, Dutch baptist pastor, Lambs' War
1622 Karl X Gustaf, King of Sweden, 1654-60
1592 Domenico Mazzocchi, composer
1590 Francesco Gonzaga, composer
1572 Johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia











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