Historical Events In February - 08
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
1971 South Vietnamese troops invade Laos on this day in history.
1973 Mushtaq &Asif Iqbal make 350 stand for 4th wicket vs New Zealand on February - 08.
1973 On February - 08 senate names seven members to investigate Watergate scandal
1973 The Senate names the seven members of a special committee to investigate the Watergate scandal on February - 08.
1973 Herbie Taylor, cricketer (2936 runs in 42 Tests for S Africa), dies on this day in history.
1974 "Good Times," debuts on CBS TV on this day in history.
1974 Ringo Starr releases "You're 16" on this day in history.
1974 On February - 08 soap opera "The Secret Storm" ends a 20 year run
1974 The three-man crew of the NASA space station, Skylab, return to Earth after completing a lengthy 84-day mission on February - 08.
1974 On this day in history the US spacestation, Skylab, crashes back to Earth, breaking up in the atmosphere
1974 Fern Andra, dies at 80 on February - 08.
1975 1800 Unification church couples' wed in Korea on February - 08.
1975 Martyn Green, actor (Gilbert & Sullivan, Mikado), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1976 On February - 08 hua Guofeng becomes premier of China PR
1977 Earthquake in San Francisco CA, at 5.0, strongest since 1966 on this day in history.
1977 On this day in history hustler publisher Larry Flynt sentenced
1978 On this day in history crown Prince Sad Abdallah al-Salim Al Sabah becomes PM of Kuwait
1978 On February - 08 u.S. senate deliberations are broadcast live on radio for the first time.
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
1979 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on February - 08.
1979 On February - 08 nikolay Semyonovich Tikhonov, Russian poet, dies at 82
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.
1981 On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Elaine Zayak
1981 US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton on this day in history.
1982 On this day in history john Hay Whitney, US newspaper magnate, dies at 76
1983 Champion thoroughbred Shergar kidnapped in Ireland; never found Lloyds of London pays $10.6 million insurance on February - 08.
1983 Eric Peters sets transatlantic sailboat record (E-W)-46 days on this day in history.
1984 14th Winter Olympics games opens in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia on February - 08.
1984 First time 8 people in space on February - 08.
1984 On February - 08 soyuz T-10 launches with crew of 3 to Salyut 7
1985 On this day in history bruce Morris, Marshall University, makes a 92' 5¼" basketball shot
1985 First-class cricket debut of Jimmy Adams (age 17), Jamaica vs Barbados on February - 08.
1985 Opposition leader Kim Dae Jung returns to South-Korea on February - 08.
1985 The Dukes of Hazzard ended its 6-1/2 year run on CBS television\ on February - 08.