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Historical Events In February - 08

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

1953  Cliff Clark, actor (Golden Hoofs, Kid Glove Killer), dies at 63 on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  On this day in history mabel Paige, actress (Lucky Jordan), dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  John Grisham author of A Time to Kill, The Firm and other was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  Malenkov resigns as USSR premier, Bulganin replaces him on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  Mine disaster in Quaregnon Belgium, 8 die on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  Connie Mack, baseball manager (Phila A's, 1901-50), dies at 93 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  On this day in history san Francisco Public Library's bookmobile initiated in front of City Hall  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  On February - 08 john Von Neumann, astronomer, dies at 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  Edgar Whitehead succeeds Garfield Todd as premier of South Rhodesia on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  French planes bomb Sakiet Tunisia, 75 die on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1958  KIRO TV channel 7 in Seattle WA (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  William J "Wild Bill" Donovan, Office Strategic Services, dies at 76 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On February - 08 congress opens hearings looking into payola  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  William Duncan, actor (Hopalong Rides Again), dies at 81 on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  On this day in history first transmission of Clandestine Voice of Iraqi People (Communist)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  Abdul Karim Kassem, PM of Iraq (58-63), assassinated in Baghdad at 48 on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  On this day in history peter Shaffer's "Royal Hunt of the Sun," premieres in London  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  On February - 08 representative Martha Griffiths address gets civil rights protection for women being added to the 1964 Civil Rights Act  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  On February - 08 tom Terriss, English director (His Buddy's Wife, Sumuru), dies at 91  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  On February - 08 eastern DC-7B crashes into Atlantic off Jones Beach NJ, kills 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  On February - 08 supremes release "Stop In the Name of Love"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  French Diadème D-1C satellite launches into Earth orbit on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  Longest losing streak in Toronto Maple Leaf history (10 games) on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On February - 08 peter (Asher) &Gordon (Waller) discontinue their singing partnership  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  Pirate Radio UKGM (England) closes down on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On February - 08 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  On this day in history three college students are killed in a clash with the South Carolina highway patrol, during a civil rights protest in Orangeburg.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  J Borremans, Belgian politician (Communist), dies at 56 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  First test flight of the Boeing 747 Jumbo jet on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Last edition of Saturday Evening Post on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Last edition of Saturday Evening Post, which used to carry Norman Rockwell covers on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On this day in history meteorite weighing over 1 ton falls in Chihuahua, México  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1291  On February - 08 birth of afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1487  Ulrich, Duke of WĂĽrttemberg (d. 1550) was born on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1552  On February - 08 birth of agrippa d'AubignĂ©, French poet and soldier (d. 1630)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1586  On this day in history birth of jacob Praetorius, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1612  Samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized) was born on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1649  On this day in history birth of gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

1296  Death of King PrzemysĹ‚ II of Poland (b. 1257) on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1513  On February - 08 alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies  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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