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Today In History - January 8

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Today in History in 1935 Elvis Presley, American singer and King of Rock and Roll, was born in Tupelo Mississippi; and in 1956 Elvis’ "Don't Be Cruel/Hound Dog" single record went to #1 and stayed at #1 for a record 11 weeks.

Our on this day in history archives contain over 200,000 events, birthdays and deaths from 6,000 years of history. Here is a roundup of a few of them:

Historical Events

  • 794 - Vikings attacked Lindisfarne Island
  • 1656 - Oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands)
  • 1790 - 1st US President George Washington delivers 1st state of the union address
  • 1835 - The United States national debt is 0 for the first and only time.
  • 1916 - World War I: Allied forces withdraw from Gallipoli.
  • 1926 - Abdul-Aziz ibn Sa'ud becomes king of Hejaz; renames it Saudi Arabia
  • 1956 - Elvis Presley's "Don't Be Cruel/Hound Dog" single goes to #1 & stays #1 for a record 11 weeks (for a single)


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Famous Birthdays

  • 1821 - James Longstreet, Confederate general (1st Corps, ANV)
  • 1823 - Alfred Russel Wallace, British zoologist/co-discoverer (evolution)
  • 1862 - Frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co)
  • 1923 - Larry Storch, comedian (F Troop, Larry Storch Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1926 - Soupy Sales, [Milton Hines], NC, comedian (Soupy Sales Show)
  • 1933 - Charles Osgood, news anchor (CBS Weekend News), born in NYC, New York
  • 1935 - Elvis Presley, Tupelo Miss, American singer and King of Rock and Roll (Blue Suede Shoes, Hounddog)
  • 1935 - Jesse Garon Presley, stillborn twin brother of Elvis
  • 1938 - Bob Eubanks, Flint Mich, TV host (Newlywed Game)
  • 1940 - Anthony Gaurdine, (Little Anthony & Imperials-Goin Out of My Head)
  • 1940 - Cristy Lane, US, country/gospel singer
  • 1942 - Stephen Hawking, English physicist (Black Holes & Baby Universes)
  • 1969 - R. Kelly [Robert Sylvester Kelly], American R&B singer (I Wish I Could Fly), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Weddings

  • 1811 - US Vice President John C. Calhoun (28) weds Floride Bonneau (19)
  • 1930 - Belgium Princess Marie-Jose marries Italian's crown prince Umberto
  • 1951 - Actor Burgess Meredith (43) weds ballerina Kaja Sundsten
  • 1973 - Actor Michael Caine (40) weds model Shakira Baksh (25) at Candlelight Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2005 - Rapper and actor Nas (32) weds R&B singer Kelis (25) at Morningside Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia

Famous Divorces

  • 1499 - Louis XII of France after papal divorce marries Anne, Duchess of Brittany to keep duchy for the crown
  • 1998 - Roseanne files for divorce from 3rd husband Ben Thomas

Famous Deaths

  • 1324 - Marco Polo, Venetian explorer, dies at 69
  • 1642 - Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy
  • 1825 - Eli Whitney, American inventor (Cotton Gin), dies of prostate cancer at 59
  • 1946 - Dion Fortune, British occultist and author dies at 55
  • 2007 - Yvonne De Carlo, Canadian-born actress (b. 1922)

To see more events, birthdays and deaths listed at Today in History from HistoryOrb.com Click on EXTRAS at the top of the Lincoln Herald home page then click Today in History.


 

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