January 8, 1851 in History


Gerard Leman, born in Liege, Belgium, Belgian general, war hero, provided King Albert I of Belgium with his military education, commander of the forts surrounding Liege in World War One, captured as a prisoner of War by the Germans and released at the end of the War

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1947 - David Bowie, born in London, England, singer and actor, Major Tom, Ziggy Stardust, also known as David Robert Hayward-Jones
1942 - Stephen Hawking, English physicist, Black Holes and Baby Universes
1935 - Elvis Presley, born in Tupelo, Mississippi, singer, Blue Suede Shoes, Hounddog
1933 - Charles Osgood, born in New York City, news anchor, CBS Weekend News
1902 - Carl Rogers, American Psychologist
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