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Tishrei 8

Abraham's birthday in Falasha tradition

Ptolemy forces translation of Tanach into Greek

Temple desecrated, 826 BCE

Beginning of seven-day feast for Solomon's Temple dedication, 2Chron 7:10

Death of Saul Raskin, artist, 1966

Death of David Oppenheimer, owner of the famous library, Prague, 1736

Birth of Adam Pollitzer, professor medicine at Vienna, Alberti, Hungary, 1835