SEPTEMBER 8 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

1504 – Michelangelo’s David was unveiled in Florence on the 8th day of September in 1504.

1841 – Antonín Dvořák the Czech composer was born on the 8th day of September in 1841 (died 1904).

1900Tilly Devine the English-Australian prominent Sydney crime syndicate gangs member figure was born Matilda Devine on the 8th September 1900 (died 24th November 1970 aged 70). Tilly was involved in sly-grograzor gangs and other activities, but most notable as a madam.

1921 – Harry Secombe the Welsh tenor and actor was born on the 8th day of September in 1921 (died 2001).

1925Peter Sellers the a British film actor, comedian and singer was born Richard Henry Sellers on the 8th September 1925 (died 24th July 1980). Peter Sellers appeared in the BBC Radio comedy series The Goon Show, was featured on hit comic songs and known around the world as Chief Inspector Clouseau in The Pink Panther series of films.

1930 – 3M began marketing Scotch transparent tape on the 8th day of September in 1930.

1946 – Ronnie Burns the Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist was born on the 8th day of September in 1946.

1954 – Michael Shermer the American historian, writer and founder of The Skeptics Society was born on the 8th day of September in 1954.

1957 – Heather Thomas the American actress was born on the 8th day of September in 1957.

1960 – Aimee Mann the American singer-songwriter and guitarist from ‘Til Tuesday was born on the 8th day of September in 1960. YouTube video: Voices Carry (1985) ‘Til Tuesday..

1966 – The 1st Star Trek series premieres on NBC on the 8th day of September in 1966.

1979 ~ PiNK (P!nk) the American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress was born Alecia Beth Moore in Abington, Pennsylvania on the 8th day of September in 1979. Pink’s website: | Pink’s official Facebook verified: | Pink’s Twitter verified: | | YouTube video: Try (2012) Pink…

1989 ~ AViCii the Swedish DJ and producer was born on the 8th day of September in 1989. Avicii official website: | Avicii official Facebook verified: | Avicii Twitter verified: | YouTube video: Wake Me Up (2013) Avicii.. 

2001Can’t Get You Out of My Head song by Kylie Minogue was released on the 8th September 2001, in Australia first, then in the UK on the 17th September 2001, and not until the 18th February 2002 in the United States. YouTube video: [HD] Kylie Minogue – Can’t Get You Out Of My Head (Blue Monday Mix Edit) official video…

2006Peter Brock the Australian race car driver died while driving in the Targa West Rally on the 8th September 2006 aged 61 (born 26th February 1945). Peter Brock was also known as Brocky, Peter Perfect, The King of the Mountain and one of Australia’s best-known successful motor racing drivers. Peter Brock was associated with Holden for almost 40 years. Peter Brock won the Bathurst 1000 endurance race 9 times, the Sandown 500 touring car race 9 times, the Australian Touring Car Championship 3 times, the Bathurst 24 Hour once and inducted into the V8 Supercar Hall of Fame in 2001. Brock’s business activities also included the Holden Dealer Team (HDT) that produced Brock’s racing machine and modified high-performance road versions of his racing cars. YouTube video: Peter Brock – The Legend…

2008The Ellen DeGeneres Show was first broadcast on the 8th September 2003. The Ellen DeGeneres Show official website: | Ellen TV Facebook verified: | The Ellen Show Twitter verified: | Ellen YouTube channel: | Ellen TV Pinterest: | The Ellen Show instagram: | The Ellen Show Foursquare: | The Ellen Degeneres Show Get Glue | YouTube video: Nicki Minaj Sings Super Bass with Sophia Grace on The Ellen Show in 2011 (Full Version) over 68 million views…

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

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