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Historical Events In February - 08

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1985  On this day in history marvin Miller, actor (Michael Anthony-Millionaire), dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On this day in history a head on collision between a freight train and a passenger train near Hinton, Alberta claims 23 lives.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  US male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  The West beat the East in the NBA All-Star Game. A record was set for total points scored. The West won 154-149 in overtime on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On this day in history bronislawa Wajs [Papuscha], writer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  NASA launches DOD-2 on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On this day in history allan Cuthbertson, actor (Running Man, 7th Dawn), dies at 67  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  144 people die when a Boeing 707 jetliner crashes into a fog-shrouded mountain in the Azores on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  5 cm of snow falls in outskirts of Los Angeles on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On February - 08 maurits Kok, Dutch writer/poet (Railroad Strike), dies at 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1990  On this day in history "60 Minutes" commentator Andy Rooney suspended by CBS for racial remarks attributed to him by a gay magazine  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On February - 08 del Shannon, rock vocalist (Runaway), shoots self at 50  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On this day in history miran Bux, cricketer (2 Tests for Pakistan 1954-55), dies at 47  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On this day in history "I'm Too Sexy" by Right Said Fred peaks at #1  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  16th Winter Olympics games open in Albertville, France on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On this day in history ulysses spacecraft passes Jupiter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  Baruch Lumet, actor (Killer Shrews), dies at 93 on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On February - 08 gM sues NBC, alleging that "Dateline NBC" program had rigged 2 car-truck crashes to show that 1973-87 GM pickups were prone to fires  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  Suchoi-24 crashes into Tupolev passenger flight, 134 die on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  Casper van den Berg, Dutch poet (Fashionable inconvenience), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  Jack Nicholson uses a golf club to attack a car on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  Kapil Dev sets world record for Test Cricket wickets with 432 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On February - 08 mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee charge with possession of loaded firearm  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  Ottawa slashes tobacco taxes to reduce rampant cigarette smuggling; and they say crime doesn't pay? on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  Jacob Firet, Dutch theologist (Agogic Moment), dies at 70 on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  6.4 earthquake at Trujillo, Colombia (46+ killed) on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  In Ottawa Romeo LeBlanc sworn in as Canada's 25th Governor General on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  B G Hooghoudt, radiotelescope build (Dwingeloo/Westerbork), dies at 70 on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  US bookstore chain Borders says it will invest in a chain of bookstores in Canada; Ottawa will block the plan under the cultural exemption of NAFTA on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  On this day in history jean-Luc Brassard wins gold medal in free-style skiing at the World Championships in Nagano  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1998  The first female ice hockey game in Olympics history Finland beats Sweden 6-0 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1999  A funeral service is held in Amman, Jordan, for King Hussein, who died the day before of cancer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2005  Danish parliamentary elections continued the center-right coalition led by Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen and his Liberal Party on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2006  On this day in history 2006 East Timor crisis: 404 soldiers desert their barracks in East Timor.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1191  Yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246) was born on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1291  Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57) was born on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1487  On February - 08 birth of ulrich, Duke of WĂĽrttemberg (d. 1550)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1552  Agrippa d'AubignĂ©, French poet and soldier (d. 1630) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1577  Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1586  Jacob Praetorius, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1612  On this day in history birth of samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1649  Gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728) was born on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1124  Stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1245  Johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1250  On this day in history death of robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1265  Death of Hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217) on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1296  On February - 08 death of king PrzemysĹ‚ II of Poland (b. 1257)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1303  On February - 08 nanshu, Zen teacher (Rinzai line)/founder (Zounan temple), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1513  Alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1529  On February - 08 death of baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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