Historical Events In February - 08
Saturday, 30 September 2023
1883 On this day in history louis Waterman begins experiments to invent the fountain pen
1883 On February - 08 louis Waterman begins experiments to invents fountain pen
1883 Joseph A Schumpeter, Austria/US economist/minister of finance on this day in history.
1884 Arnold Henry Guyot, Swiss/US geologist/meteorologist, dies at 76 on February - 08.
1885 On this day in history edith Evans, London England, actress (Tom Jones, David Copperfield)
1886 On this day in history charlie Ruggles, LA Calif, actor (Ruggles, Aesop-Bullwinkle Show)
1887 On this day in history dawes Act passed (Indians living apart from tribe granted citizenship)
1887 On this day in history aurora Ski Club of Red Wing, Minn became the 1st US ski club
1888 Matthijs Vermeulen, Dutch composer/music critic on February - 08.
1889 On February - 08 flood ravages Dutch coast
1890 Claro Mayo Recto, Filipino nationalist/opponent of US colonialism on February - 08.
1891 Edgar Palm, Curacao, pianist/composer on February - 08.
1892 On this day in history fritz Todt, German Reichs minister (Organization Todt)
1894 Enforcement Act repealed, making it easier to disenfranchise blacks on this day in history.
1894 Ludwig Marcuse, German philosopher on February - 08.
1895 Tchaikovsky/Petipa's "Swan Lake," premieres in Petersburg on February - 08.
1895 King Vidor, director (War & Peace, Stella Dallas) on this day in history.
1896 On February - 08 georges Feydeaus' "Le Dindon," premieres in Paris
1896 On this day in history orville Caldwell, Ca, actor (Patsy, French Doll, Last Warning)
1898 On February - 08 john Ames Sherman patents first envelope folding &gumming machine (Massachusetts)
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 Lyle Talbot, [Lysle Hollywood], Pittsburgh, actor (Glen or Glenda) on February - 08.
1903 Abdulrahman, minister of Internal affairs/premier of Malaysia on February - 08.
1904 Outbreak of hostilities in Russo-Japanese war on February - 08.
1904 On February - 08 russo-Japanese War begins
1904 On February - 08 igor' Fyodorovich Belza, composer
1905 Cyclone hit Tahiti &adjacent islands, killing some 10,000 people on this day in history.
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 February - 08 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