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Notable Historical Events for October 8th

1980After playing two shows at the Madison Square Garden, Bob Marley collapsed in Central Park while jogging, brought to Sloan-Kettering Hospital

1821The government of General José de San Martín establishes the Peruvian Navy.

1995Dolphin's Dan Marino breaks Tarkenton's NFL career completions record

1917Leon Trotsky named chairman of the Petrograd Soviet as Bolsheviks gain control

1967Guerrilla leader Che Guevara and his men are captured in Bolivia.

1862Otto Von Bismarck becomes chancellor of the German Empire

1942Comedy duo Abbott and Costello launch their weekly radio show

1938G Kaufman & Moss Hart's "Fabulous Invalid" premieres in NYC

1945US President Harry Truman announced atomic bomb secret shared with Britain and Canada

1971John Lennon releases his megahit "Imagine"

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Notable Birthdays on October 8th

1943R. L. Stine, Columbus, Ohio, children's book writer (Goosebumps)

1970Matt Damon, Cambridge, Massachusetts, American actor (Good Will Hunting, Ocean's trilogy, Bourne trilogy)

1949Sigourney Weaver [Susan Alexandra], LA, actress (Alien, Working Girl)

1980Nick Cannon, San Diego, California, American actor and rapper (Love Don't Cost a Thing)

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Notable Weddings on October 8th

1824Salt Lake City founder Brigham Young (23) weds first wife Miriam Angeline Works (18) in Port Byron, New York

1934South Korean President Syngman Rhee (59) weds Francesca Donner (34)

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Notable Deaths on October 8th

2011Al Davis, American football executive, dies at 82

1793John Hancock, US merchant/statesman (Decl of Independence), dies at 56

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