Historical Events for 8th January 2020

1198 – Lotario di Segni elected Pope Innocentius III
1598 – Jews are expelled from Genoa, Italy
1857 – Dion Boucicauly’s “Poor of NY” premieres in NYC
1889 – Dr Herman Hollerith receives 1st US patent for a mechanical tabulating machine
1934 – Jaap Speyers “Bluejackets” premieres in Amsterdam
1956 – Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Conrad Aiken
1980 – Islander Glenn Resch’s 20th shut-out opponent-Canucks 3-0
1996 – For 1st time in 25 years no one is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1998 – NY Giant GM George Young resigns to accept NFL position
2014 – 40th People’s Choice Awards: Johnny Depp and Sandra Bullock win (Movie Star) and Josh Charles and Stana Katić win (Dramatic TV)

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