THIS DAY IN HISTORY 08/06


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1998 – Sani Abacha, Military President of Nigeria (b. 1943)

2009 – Omar Bongo, President of Gabon (b. 1935)

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY 08/06
JUNE 8TH

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1789 – James Madison introduces a proposed Bill of Rights in the U.S. House of Representatives.

1918 – Nova Aquila, brightest nova since Kepler’s nova of 1604, discovered

1949 – Siam changes name to Thailand

1968 – Bermuda adopts its constitution

1987 – New Zealand’s Labour government legislates against nuclear weapons and nuclear powered vessels in NZ. Only nation to legislateagainst nuclear power

1996 – Panama becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.

2008 – The Akihabara massacre took place on the Sunday-pedestrian-zoned Chūōdōri street. A man killed seven in an attack on a crowd using a truck and a dagger.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1867 – Frank Lloyd Wright, Richland Center Wisc, master builder (Guggenheim)

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1896 – Samuel Gonard, chairman (International Red Cross)

1916 – Francis Crick, British co-discovered DNA’s structure (Nobel 1962)

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1925 – Barbara Pierce Bush, Flushing, New York, US…

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