Historical Events In February - 08
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
1883 Louis Waterman begins experiments to invent the fountain pen on this day in history.
1883 On this day in history louis Waterman begins experiments to invents fountain pen
1883 On February - 08 joseph A Schumpeter, Austria/US economist/minister of finance
1884 Arnold Henry Guyot, Swiss/US geologist/meteorologist, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1885 Edith Evans, London England, actress (Tom Jones, David Copperfield) on February - 08.
1886 Charlie Ruggles, LA Calif, actor (Ruggles, Aesop-Bullwinkle Show) on February - 08.
1887 Dawes Act passed (Indians living apart from tribe granted citizenship) on February - 08.
1887 Aurora Ski Club of Red Wing, Minn became the 1st US ski club on February - 08.
1888 Matthijs Vermeulen, Dutch composer/music critic on February - 08.
1889 Flood ravages Dutch coast on February - 08.
1890 Claro Mayo Recto, Filipino nationalist/opponent of US colonialism on February - 08.
1891 On this day in history edgar Palm, Curacao, pianist/composer
1892 Fritz Todt, German Reichs minister (Organization Todt) on February - 08.
1894 Enforcement Act repealed, making it easier to disenfranchise blacks on February - 08.
1894 On February - 08 ludwig Marcuse, German philosopher
1895 On February - 08 tchaikovsky/Petipa's "Swan Lake," premieres in Petersburg
1895 On this day in history king Vidor, director (War & Peace, Stella Dallas)
1896 Georges Feydeaus' "Le Dindon," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
1896 On February - 08 orville Caldwell, Ca, actor (Patsy, French Doll, Last Warning)
1898 John Ames Sherman patents first envelope folding &gumming machine (Massachusetts) on this day in history.
1898 John Ames Sherman patents 1st envelope folding & gumming mach (Mass) on this day in history.
1900 On February - 08 guy Douglas Hamilton Warrack, composer
1901 On February - 08 janina Spychajowa-Kurkowska, Poland, women's world champion archer
1902 On February - 08 lyle Talbot, [Lysle Hollywood], Pittsburgh, actor (Glen or Glenda)
1903 Abdulrahman, minister of Internal affairs/premier of Malaysia on this day in history.
1904 On February - 08 outbreak of hostilities in Russo-Japanese war
1904 On this day in history russo-Japanese War begins
1904 Igor' Fyodorovich Belza, composer on this day in history.
1905 Cyclone hit Tahiti &adjacent islands, killing some 10,000 people on February - 08.
1905 Cyclone hit Tahiti & adjacent islands, killing some 10,000 people on February - 08.
1905 On this day in history truman Bradley, MO, TV host (Science Fiction Theater)
1906 On this day in history artur Balsam, Polish/US pianist (Begeleidde Menuhin, Milstein)
1907 On February - 08 hendrik W Bakhuis Roozeboom, chemist (fasenleer), dies at 52
1908 On February - 08 wilhelmina '08 soccer team forms in Weert Neth