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Historical Events In February - 08

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

1985  Marvin Miller, actor (Michael Anthony-Millionaire), dies at 71 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  A head on collision between a freight train and a passenger train near Hinton, Alberta claims 23 lives on February - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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 February - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  Bronislawa Wajs [Papuscha], writer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  NASA launches DOD-2 on February - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  Allan Cuthbertson, actor (Running Man, 7th Dawn), dies at 67 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1989  144 people die when a Boeing 707 jetliner crashes into a fog-shrouded mountain in the Azores on February - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1989  Maurits Kok, Dutch writer/poet (Railroad Strike), dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1990  "60 Minutes" commentator Andy Rooney suspended by CBS for racial remarks attributed to him by a gay magazine on February - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  On this day in history del Shannon, rock vocalist (Runaway), shoots self at 50  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  Miran Bux, cricketer (2 Tests for Pakistan 1954-55), dies at 47 on February - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1992  "I'm Too Sexy" by Right Said Fred peaks at #1 on February - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1992  On February - 08 16th Winter Olympics games open in Albertville, France  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1992  On February - 08 ulysses spacecraft passes Jupiter  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1992  Baruch Lumet, actor (Killer Shrews), dies at 93 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1993  On this day in history 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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1993  On this day in history casper van den Berg, Dutch poet (Fashionable inconvenience), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  On this day in history jack Nicholson uses a golf club to attack a car  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  On February - 08 kapil Dev sets world record for Test Cricket wickets with 432  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  On this day in history mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee charge with possession of loaded firearm  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  On February - 08 ottawa slashes tobacco taxes to reduce rampant cigarette smuggling; and they say crime doesn't pay?  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  Jacob Firet, Dutch theologist (Agogic Moment), dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1996  On this day in history 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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1997  On February - 08 jean-Luc Brassard wins gold medal in free-style skiing at the World Championships in Nagano  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1999  On this day in history a funeral service is held in Amman, Jordan, for King Hussein, who died the day before of cancer.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2005  Danish parliamentary elections continued the center-right coalition led by Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen and his Liberal Party on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2006  On February - 08 2006 East Timor crisis: 404 soldiers desert their barracks in East Timor.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1191  On this day in history birth of yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1291  On this day in history birth of afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1487  On February - 08 birth of ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1552  Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1577  Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) was born on February - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1586  Jacob Praetorius, composer was born on February - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1649  On February - 08 birth of gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In February - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1124  On this day in history stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1245  Johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1250  Death of Robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216) on February - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1265  On this day in history death of hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1296  On this day in history death of king Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1303  Nanshu, Zen teacher (Rinzai line)/founder (Zounan temple), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1513  On this day in history alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1529  Death of Baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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