Today in World War II History—October 8, 1939 & 1944
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—October 8, 1939: Nazis establish their first Jewish ghetto—in Piotrkow, Poland.
New York Yankees win a record fourth straight World Series, defeating Cincinnati Reds in fourth game, four games to zero.
75 Years Ago—Oct. 8, 1944: Former GOP presidential candidate Wendell Willkie dies of a heart attack, age 52.
US Navy cancels Project Pigeon, Professor B.F. Skinner’s attempt to design pigeon-piloted missiles.
Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet premieres on CBS Radio.