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Historical Events In February - 08

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1971  South Vietnamese troops invade Laos on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  Mushtaq &Asif Iqbal make 350 stand for 4th wicket vs New Zealand on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On February - 08 senate names seven members to investigate Watergate scandal  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  The Senate names the seven members of a special committee to investigate the Watergate scandal on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  Herbie Taylor, cricketer (2936 runs in 42 Tests for S Africa), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  "Good Times," debuts on CBS TV on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  Ringo Starr releases "You're 16" on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  On February - 08 soap opera "The Secret Storm" ends a 20 year run  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  The three-man crew of the NASA space station, Skylab, return to Earth after completing a lengthy 84-day mission on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  On this day in history the US spacestation, Skylab, crashes back to Earth, breaking up in the atmosphere  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1974  Fern Andra, dies at 80 on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  1800 Unification church couples' wed in Korea on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Martyn Green, actor (Gilbert & Sullivan, Mikado), dies at 75 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On February - 08 hua Guofeng becomes premier of China PR  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  Earthquake in San Francisco CA, at 5.0, strongest since 1966 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On this day in history hustler publisher Larry Flynt sentenced  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  On this day in history crown Prince Sad Abdallah al-Salim Al Sabah becomes PM of Kuwait  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  On February - 08 u.S. senate deliberations are broadcast live on radio for the first time.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  On this day in history the Secretary of the Navy announced that the helicopter portion of the Navy's LAMPS MK III was to be known officially as the Seahawk  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  On February - 08 nikolay Semyonovich Tikhonov, Russian poet, dies at 82  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  Former NHL president Clarence Campbell found guilty of conspiring to give Senator Louis Giguère a benefit in connection with a contract for airport duty-free shops on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Elaine Zayak  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On this day in history john Hay Whitney, US newspaper magnate, dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  Champion thoroughbred Shergar kidnapped in Ireland; never found Lloyds of London pays $10.6 million insurance on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  Eric Peters sets transatlantic sailboat record (E-W)-46 days on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  14th Winter Olympics games opens in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  First time 8 people in space on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On February - 08 soyuz T-10 launches with crew of 3 to Salyut 7  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history bruce Morris, Marshall University, makes a 92' 5¼" basketball shot  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  First-class cricket debut of Jimmy Adams (age 17), Jamaica vs Barbados on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Opposition leader Kim Dae Jung returns to South-Korea on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  The Dukes of Hazzard ended its 6-1/2 year run on CBS television\ on February - 08.  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 Württemberg (d. 1550)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1552  Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630) was born on February - 08.  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 February - 08 birth of jacob Praetorius, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1612  On February - 08 birth of samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized)  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  Stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1250  On February - 08 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 PrzemysÅ‚ II of Poland (b. 1257)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1303  On this day in history 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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