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08 February in History : Major Events

08 February - Today in History - Let see what happened on this day in India and World

In India and world History February 08 has a special significance, because on this day there have been many such incidents which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let us know that some of the most important events that will increase your general knowledge. The collected facts will be such as: the people born on this day, the passing of the famous persons, the war pact, the freedom of any country, the invention of new technologies, the change of power, the important national and international day etc

List of historical events of 08 February:

YearEvent/Incidence/Incident
1993134 innocent passengers killed in the crash of Suchoi – 24 into Tupolar passengers Flight.
1994A car was attacked by Jack Nicholson and he used a golf club to attack the car.
199546 innocent people were killed in an earthquake which took place in Trujillo with a scale of 6.4.
1998In the first female Ice Hockey game in Olympic history Finland beated Sweden in about 6-8 points which was a huge loss.'
2004Major awards of 46th gammy award are won by cold play, Out Kast, Richard man, Lither Vandross Christina Aguilena and Justin Timber Lake.
2010US space shuttle Endeavour launched from The Kenny Space Centre has successfully begun a two week mission to the International space station.
2011North and South Karen officials met for working level military talks and this was the first Korean dialogue in eight months.
2012In London, at Christie’s the collection of Elizabeth Taylor’s artworks by Vincent Van Gogh, Camille Pissarro and Edgar Degas was sold for over 13.7 million pounds.
2013An investigation took place over hacking incident which involved a hacker gaining access to the email of President George H.W Bush along with his friends and relatives.
2014The US congress spent $ 4.5 billion for additional missile defence over for the next five years and these funds had partially paid for new radar in Alaska indicating safety concerns regarding missiles from Iran and North Korea.

List of famous people who born on 08 February:

YearName/Profession/Country
1963Joshua Kadison / Writer / United States of America
1405Constantine XI Palaiologos / Emperor / Byzantine
1994Nikki Yanofsky / Singer / Canada
1962Daniel Levy / Business Man / United Kingdom
1909Elisabeth Murdoch / Philanthropist / Australia
1930Arlan Stangeland / Politician / United States of America
1943Creed Bratton / Actor / United States of America
1922Audrey Meadows / Actress / United States of America
1984Manuel Osborne-Paradis / Skier / Canada
1988Keegan Meth / Cricketer / Zimbabwe
1974Seth Green / Actor / United States of America
1921Barney Danson / Politician / Canada
1991Nam Woo-hyun / Singer / South Korea
1959Mauricio Macri / Politician / Argentina
1822Maxime Du Camp / Journalist / France
1978Mick de Brenni / Politician / Australia
1966Bruno Labbadia / Footballer / Germany
1992Carl Jenkinson / Footballer / United Kingdom
1890Claro M. Recto / Lawyer / Philippines
1950Cristina Ferrare / Actress / United States of America
1941Nick Nolte / Actor / United States of America
1888Edith Evans / Actress / United Kingdom
1926Birgitte Reimer / Actress / Denmark
1976Nicolas Vouilloz / Racing Car Driver / France
1940Ted Koppel / Journalist / United States of America
1987Javi García / Footballer / Spain
1741André Grétry / Composer / France
1984Panagiotis Vasilopoulos / Basketball Player / Greece
1929Roger Byrne / Footballer / United Kingdom
1926Neal Cassady / Poet / United States of America

List of famous people who born on 08 February:

YearName/Profession/Country
1941Jagjit Singh / Writer / India
1897Zakir Hussain / Politician / India
1897Dr. Zakir Hussain / Politician / India
1968Dolly Minhas / Actress / India
1897Zakir Hussain / Teacher / India
1939James Michael Lyngdoh / Civil Servant / India
1897Dr. Zakir Hussain / Politician / India
1980Jaideep Ahlawat / Actor / India
1963Mohammad Azharuddin / Politician / India

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