JUNE 8 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

1855 ~ GEORGE CHARLES HAiTé the English designer, painter and illustrator was born on the 8th day of June in 1855 (d.1924).

1867 ~ FRANK LLOYD WRiGHT the American architect was born on the 8th day of June in 1867 (d. 1959).

1949GEORGE ORWELL‘s NiNETEEN EiGHTY-FOUR was published on the 8th day of June in 1949.

Nineteen Eighty-Four novel by George Orwell ~ first published in 1949
Nineteen Eighty-Four novel by George Orwell ~ first published in 1949

1984 ~ HOMOSEXUALiTY was declared legal in the Australian state of New South Wales on the 8th day of June in 1984.

1992 ~ WORLD OCEAN DAY was celebrated for the first time on the 8th day of June in 1992.

1940 ~ NANCY SiNATRA the American singer was born on the 8th day of June in 1940.

1942CHUCK NEGRON the American singer from THREE DOG NiGHT was born on the 8th day of June in 1942.

1944BOZ SCAGGS the American singer and songwriter was born on the 8th day of June in 1944.

1951 ~ BONNiE TYLER the Welsh country, pop and rock singer was born on the 8th day of June in 1951.

1955 ~ Sir Timothy Berners-Lee (OM|KBE|FRS|FREng|FRSA|DFBCS) aka Tim Berners-Lee or TimBL, the British computer scientist, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web, was born on the 8 June 1955. Tim Berners-Lee’s website: www.w3.org/People/Berners-Lee | Twitter.com/TimBerners_Lee verified | Tim on TED

1957 ~ SCOTT ADAMS the American cartoonist was born on the 8th day of June in 1957.

1960 ~ MiCK HUCKNALL the English singer and songwriter from SiMPLY RED was born on the 8th day of June in 1960.

1962NiCK RHODES the English musician from DURAN DURAN was born on the 8th day of June in 1962.

1977 ~ KANYE WEST the American rapper was born on the 8th day of June in 1977.

1983LEE HARDiNG the Australian punk rock singer was born on the 8th day of June in 1983.

2004 ~ The 1st VENUS TRANSiT in modern history took place on the 8th day of June in 2004. The previous Venus Transit was in 1882.

Today in History for June 8th ~ video presented by the Associated Press… 

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