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Yip Harburg

Edgar Yipsel "Yip" Harburg (born Isidore Hochberg, Yiddish: איסידור הוכברג‎; April 8, 1896 – March 5, 1981) was an American popular song lyricist and librettist who worked with many well-known composers. He wrote the lyrics to the standards "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" (with Jay Gorney), "April in Paris", and "It's Only a Paper Moon", as well as all of the songs for the film The Wizard of Oz, including "Over the Rainbow". He was known for the social commentary of his lyrics, as well as his liberal sensibilities. He championed racial and gender equality and union politics. He also was an ardent critic of religion.

Birthday, Date of Birth
Wednesday, April 8, 1896
Place of Birth
Lower East Side
Star Sign

The April 8, 1896 was a Wednesday under the star sign of . It was the 98 day of the year. President of the United States was Grover Cleveland Second Term.

If you were born on this day, you are 125 years old. Your last birthday was on the Thursday, April 8, 2021, 4 days ago. Your next birthday is on Friday, April 8, 2022, in 360 days. You have lived for 45,659 days, or about 1,095,834 hours, or about 65,750,040 minutes, or about seconds.

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8th of April 1896 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on April 8, 1896

NEWS OF THE RAILROADS; THE CAPE FEAR AND YADKIN VALLEY REORGANIZATION. An Official Statement Regarding the Recent Decision of United States Judge Simonton -- Not in Favor of the Baltimore Committee of the Baltimore and Onto -- The Manner in Which the Property Is to be Sold Defined.

Date: 09 April 1896

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THE COMMERCIAL WORLD; INCREASED SPECULATION WITH HIGHER PRICES. Crop News on Grain Again Bullish and Foreign Houses Bought Freely -- Wheat at the Close Was Firm -- Corn Was Higher -- Provisions Were Nominal -- Cotton Was Steady and Quiet -- Coffee Bull and Very Regular.

Date: 08 April 1896

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NEWS OF THE RAILROADS; THE QUESTION OF THEATRICAL PARTY PASSENGER RATES. Reports from the West Indicate that the Agreement to Charge Full Rates for Theatrical Companies Will Be Abandoned -- Two or Three Roads Said to Have Already Given Notice of Withdrawal -- President Van Horne Accused.

Date: 08 April 1896

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