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8th of February 0421 EVENT Constantius III becomes co-Emperor of the Western Roman Empire.
8th of February 1238 EVENT The Mongols burn the Russian city of Vladimir.
8th of February 1250 EVENT Seventh Crusade: Crusaders engage Ayyubid forces in the Battle of Al Mansurah.
8th of February 1575 EVENT Universiteit Leiden is founded, and given the motto Praesidium Libertatis.
8th of February 1587 EVENT Mary, Queen of Scots, is executed on suspicion of having been involved in the Babington Plot to murder her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I.
8th of February 1601 EVENT Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, rebels against Queen Elizabeth I : the revolt is quickly crushed.
8th of February 1693 EVENT The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia is granted a charter by King William III and Queen Mary II.
8th of February 1726 EVENT The Supreme Privy Council is established in Russia.
8th of February 1807 EVENT Battle of Eylau : Napoleon defeats Russians under General Benigssen.
8th of February 1817 EVENT Las Heras crosses the Andes with an army to join San Martin and liberate Chile from Spain.
8th of February 1837 EVENT Richard Johnson becomes the first Vice President of the United States chosen by the United States Senate.
8th of February 1855 EVENT The Devil's Footprints mysteriously appear in southern Devon.
8th of February 1856 EVENT Barbu Dimitrie Stirbei abolishes slavery in Wallachia.
8th of February 1865 EVENT In the United States, Delaware voters reject the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, and vote to continue the practice of slavery. (Delaware finally ratifies the amendment on February 12, 1901.)
8th of February 1879 EVENT Sandford Fleming first proposes adoption of Universal Standard Time at a meeting of the Royal Canadian Institute.
8th of February 1879 EVENT The England cricket team led by Lord Harris is attacked during a riot during a match in Sydney.
8th of February 1887 EVENT The Dawes Act authorizes the President of the United States to survey Native American tribal land and divide it into individual allotments.
8th of February 1904 EVENT Battle of Port Arthur: A surprise torpedo attack by the Japanese at Port Arthur, China starts the Russo-Japanese War.
8th of February 1910 EVENT The Boy Scouts of America is incorporated by William D. Boyce.
8th of February 1915 EVENT D.W. Griffith's controversial film The Birth of a Nation premieres in Los Angeles.
8th of February 1922 EVENT President Warren G. Harding introduces the first radio in the White House.
8th of February 1924 EVENT Capital punishment: The first state execution in the United States by gas chamber takes place in Nevada.
8th of February 1942 EVENT World War II: Japan invades Singapore.
8th of February 1945 EVENT World War II: The United Kingdom and Canada commence Operation Veritable to occupy the west bank of the Rhine.
8th of February 1946 EVENT The first portion of the Revised Standard Version of the Bible, the first serious challenge to the popularity of the Authorized King James Version, is published.
8th of February 1948 EVENT The formal creation of the Korean People's Army of North Korea is announced.
8th of February 1949 EVENT Cardinal Mindszenty of Hungary is sentenced for treason.
8th of February 1952 EVENT Elizabeth II is proclaimed Queen of the United Kingdom.
8th of February 1955 EVENT The Government of Sindh abolishes the Jagirdari system in the province. One million acres (4000 km?) of land thus acquired is to be distributed among the landless peasants.
8th of February 1960 EVENT The first eight brass star plaques are installed in the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
8th of February 1960 EVENT Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom issues an Order-in-Council, stating that she and her family would be known as the House of Windsor, and that her descendants will take the name "Mountbatten-Windsor".
8th of February 1962 EVENT Charonne massacre. Nine trade unionists are killed by French police at the instigation of Nazi collaborator Maurice Papon, then chief of the Paris Prefecture of Police.
8th of February 1963 EVENT The regime of Prime Minister of Iraq, Brigadier General Abdul-Karim Qassem is overthrown by the Ba'ath Party.
8th of February 1963 EVENT Travel, financial and commercial transactions by United States citizens to Cuba are made illegal by the John F. Kennedy administration.
8th of February 1965 EVENT After taking evasive maneuvers to avoid a mid-air collision immediately after takeoff from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, Eastern Air Lines Flight 663 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean and explodes, killing everyone aboard.
8th of February 1968 EVENT American civil rights movement: The Orangeburg massacre: An attack on black students from South Carolina State University who are protesting racial segregation at the town's only bowling alley, leaves three or four dead in Orangeburg, South Carolina.
8th of February 1969 EVENT Allende meteorite falls near Pueblito de Allende, Chihuahua, Mexico.
8th of February 1971 EVENT The NASDAQ stock market index opens for the first time.
8th of February 1971 EVENT South Vietnamese ground troops launch an incursion into Laos to try and cut off the Ho Chi Minh trail and stop communist infiltration.
8th of February 1974 EVENT After 84 days in space, the crew of Skylab 4, the last crew to visit American space station Skylab, returns to Earth.
8th of February 1974 EVENT Military coup in Upper Volta.
8th of February 1978 EVENT Proceedings of the United States Senate are broadcast on radio for the first time.
8th of February 1979 EVENT Denis Sassou-Nguesso becomes the President of the Republic of the Congo for the first time.
8th of February 1981 EVENT Twenty-one association football spectators are trampled to death at Karaiskakis Stadium in Neo Faliro, Greece, after a football match between Olympiacos F.C. and AEK Athens FC.
8th of February 1983 EVENT The Melbourne dust storm hits Australia's second largest city. The result of the worst drought on record and a day of severe weather conditions, a 320 metres (1,050 ft) deep dust cloud envelops the city, turning day to night.
8th of February 1989 EVENT An Independent Air Boeing 707 crashes into Santa Maria mountain in the Azores, killing 144.
8th of February 1993 EVENT General Motors sues NBC after Dateline NBC allegedly rigs two crashes intended to demonstrate that some GM pickups can easily catch fire if hit in certain places. NBC settles the lawsuit the next day.
8th of February 1996 EVENT The U.S. Congress passes the Communications Decency Act.
8th of February 1996 EVENT The massive Internet collaboration "24 Hours in Cyberspace" takes place.
8th of February 2010 EVENT A freak storm in the Hindukush mountains of Afghanistan triggers a series of at least 36 avalanches, burying over two miles of road, killing at least 172 people and trapping over 2,000 travellers.
8th of February 0120 BIRTHDAY Vettius Valens, Greek astrologer (d. 175)
8th of February 0412 BIRTHDAY Proclus, Greek philosopher (d. 487)
8th of February 1191 BIRTHDAY Yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246)
8th of February 1291 BIRTHDAY King Afonso IV of Portugal (d. 1357)
8th of February 1405 BIRTHDAY Emperor Constantine XI Palaiologos of the Byzantine Empire (d. 1453)
8th of February 1487 BIRTHDAY Ulrich, Duke of Wurttemberg (d. 1550)
8th of February 1552 BIRTHDAY Agrippa d'Aubigne, French poet and soldier (d. 1630)
8th of February 1577 BIRTHDAY Robert Burton, English cleric and writer (d. 1640)
8th of February 1586 BIRTHDAY Jacob Praetorius, German composer (d. 1651)
8th of February 1612 BIRTHDAY Samuel Butler, English poet (d. 1680)
8th of February 1649 BIRTHDAY Gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728)
8th of February 1677 BIRTHDAY Jacques Cassini, French astronomer (d. 1756)
8th of February 1685 BIRTHDAY Charles-Jean-Francois Henault, French historian (d. 1770)
8th of February 1700 BIRTHDAY Daniel Bernoulli, Dutch-born mathematician (d. 1782)
8th of February 1720 BIRTHDAY Emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1750)
8th of February 1792 BIRTHDAY Queen Caroline Augusta of Bavaria of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1873)
8th of February 1798 BIRTHDAY Grand Duke Michael Pavlovich of Russia, Russian Grand Duke (d. 1849)
8th of February 1804 BIRTHDAY Richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (d. 1834)
8th of February 1807 BIRTHDAY Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, English sculptor and naturalist (d. 1889)
8th of February 1819 BIRTHDAY John Ruskin, English author (d. 1900)
8th of February 1820 BIRTHDAY William Tecumseh Sherman, American Union general (d. 1891)
8th of February 1822 BIRTHDAY Maxime Du Camp, French photographer and journalist (d. 1894)
8th of February 1825 BIRTHDAY Henry Walter Bates, English naturalist and explorer (d. 1892)
8th of February 1828 BIRTHDAY Jules Verne, French author (d. 1905)
8th of February 1834 BIRTHDAY Dmitri Mendeleev, Russian chemist (d. 1907)
8th of February 1847 BIRTHDAY Hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902)
8th of February 1850 BIRTHDAY Kate Chopin, American author (d. 1904)
8th of February 1866 BIRTHDAY Moses Gomberg, Russian-born American chemist (d. 1947)
8th of February 1878 BIRTHDAY Martin Buber, Austrian-born Israeli philosopher (d. 1965)
8th of February 1880 BIRTHDAY Franz Marc, German painter (d. 1916)
8th of February 1882 BIRTHDAY Thomas Etholen Selfridge, American military officer and airplane crash victim (d. 1908)
8th of February 1883 BIRTHDAY Joseph Schumpeter, Austrian economist (d. 1950)
8th of February 1884 BIRTHDAY Reginald Baker, Australian athlete and actor (d. 1953)
8th of February 1886 BIRTHDAY Charles Ruggles, American actor (d. 1970)
8th of February 1888 BIRTHDAY Dame Edith Evans, British actress (d. 1976)
8th of February 1890 BIRTHDAY Claro M. Recto, Filipino nationalist (d. 1960)
8th of February 1893 BIRTHDAY Ba Maw, Burmese politician (d. 1977)
8th of February 1894 BIRTHDAY Ludwig Marcuse, German author and philosopher (d. 1971)
8th of February 1894 BIRTHDAY King Vidor, American film director (d. 1982)
8th of February 1900 BIRTHDAY Ivan Ivanov-Vano Soviet animator and Russian animation director (d. 1987)
8th of February 1902 BIRTHDAY Demchugdongrub, Mongolian politician (d. 1966)
8th of February 1903 BIRTHDAY Aleksander Mitt, Estonian speed skater (d. 1942)
8th of February 1903 BIRTHDAY Greta Keller, Austrian-born cabaret singer and actress (d. 1977)
8th of February 1906 BIRTHDAY Chester Carlson, American physicist and inventor (d. 1968)
8th of February 1911 BIRTHDAY Elizabeth Bishop, American poet (d. 1979)
8th of February 1913 BIRTHDAY Betty Field, American actress (d. 1973)
8th of February 1914 BIRTHDAY Bill Finger, American comic book writer (d. 1974)
8th of February 1918 BIRTHDAY Fred Blassie, American professional wrestler (d. 2003)
8th of February 1920 BIRTHDAY Herbert Siegert, German football manager
8th of February 1921 BIRTHDAY Lana Turner, American actress (d. 1995)
8th of February 1922 BIRTHDAY Audrey Meadows, American actress (d. 1996)
8th of February 1925 BIRTHDAY Jack Lemmon, American actor and film director (d. 2001)
8th of February 1926 BIRTHDAY Neal Cassady, American writer (d. 1968)
8th of February 1928 BIRTHDAY Gene Lees, Canadian biographer and lyricist (d. 2010)
8th of February 1930 BIRTHDAY Alejandro Rey, Argentine actor (d. 1987)
8th of February 1930 BIRTHDAY James Deetz, American anthropologist (d. 2000)
8th of February 1931 BIRTHDAY James Dean, American actor (d. 1955)
8th of February 1932 BIRTHDAY John Williams, American composer and conductor
8th of February 1932 BIRTHDAY Cliff Allison, British racing driver (d. 2005)
8th of February 1933 BIRTHDAY Elly Ameling, Dutch soprano
8th of February 1933 BIRTHDAY Jack Larson, American actor
8th of February 1936 BIRTHDAY Larry Verne, American singer
8th of February 1937 BIRTHDAY Manfred Krug, German actor
8th of February 1937 BIRTHDAY Joe Raposo, American composer (d. 1989)
8th of February 1939 BIRTHDAY Jose Maria Sison, Filipino communist
8th of February 1939 BIRTHDAY Ken Iman, American football player (d. 2010)
8th of February 1940 BIRTHDAY Ted Koppel, American journalist
8th of February 1941 BIRTHDAY Tom Rush, American singer and songwriter
8th of February 1941 BIRTHDAY Nick Nolte, American actor
8th of February 1942 BIRTHDAY Robert Klein, American comedian
8th of February 1942 BIRTHDAY Terry Melcher, American musician and record producer (d. 2004)
8th of February 1942 BIRTHDAY Bob Munden, American shooting competitor
8th of February 1943 BIRTHDAY Creed Bratton, American actor and musician
8th of February 1943 BIRTHDAY Pirzada Qasim, Pakistani poet and academic
8th of February 1944 BIRTHDAY Roger Lloyd-Pack, English actor
8th of February 1944 BIRTHDAY Sebastiao Salgado, Brazilian documentary photographer
8th of February 1948 BIRTHDAY Lynda Lyon Block, American convicted murderer (d. 2002)
8th of February 1948 BIRTHDAY Dan Seals, American singer (d. 2009)
8th of February 1948 BIRTHDAY Ron Tyson, American singer (The Temptations)
8th of February 1949 BIRTHDAY Brooke Adams, American actress
8th of February 1950 BIRTHDAY Cristina Ferrare, American former supermodel and actress
8th of February 1951 BIRTHDAY Z'EV, American text/sound artist
8th of February 1953 BIRTHDAY Roger Clavet, Quebecois politician
8th of February 1953 BIRTHDAY Mary Steenburgen, American actress
8th of February 1955 BIRTHDAY John Grisham, American writer
8th of February 1955 BIRTHDAY Nancy Oliver, American playwright and television writer
8th of February 1956 BIRTHDAY Dave Meros, American bassist (Spock's Beard)
8th of February 1958 BIRTHDAY Sherri Martel, American professional wrestler (d. 2007)
8th of February 1959 BIRTHDAY Damir Maricic, Croatian footballer
8th of February 1960 BIRTHDAY Stuart Hamm, American bassist (Joe Satriani, Steve Vai)
8th of February 1960 BIRTHDAY Benigno Aquino III, Philippine President
8th of February 1960 BIRTHDAY Dino Ciccarelli, Canadian ice hockey player
8th of February 1961 BIRTHDAY Bruce Timm, TV Producer (DC Animated Universe)
8th of February 1961 BIRTHDAY Vince Neil, American singer (Motley Crue)
8th of February 1963 BIRTHDAY Mohammad Azharuddin, Indian cricketer
8th of February 1963 BIRTHDAY Joshua Kadison, American pianist and songwriter
8th of February 1964 BIRTHDAY Trinny Woodall, British fashion guru
8th of February 1964 BIRTHDAY Robert Nebrensky, Czech actor and musician
8th of February 1965 BIRTHDAY Dicky Cheung, Hong Kong actor and singer
8th of February 1966 BIRTHDAY Bruno Labbadia, German footballer
8th of February 1966 BIRTHDAY Kirk Muller, Canadian ice hockey player
8th of February 1966 BIRTHDAY Hristo Stoichkov, Bulgarian footballer
8th of February 1966 BIRTHDAY Ulrich Hesse-Lichtenberger, German author
8th of February 1968 BIRTHDAY Gary Coleman, American actor (d. 2010)
8th of February 1968 BIRTHDAY Claudette Pace, Maltese singer
8th of February 1968 BIRTHDAY Nasos Thanopoulos, Greek businessman
8th of February 1969 BIRTHDAY Shiva Rose, American actress
8th of February 1969 BIRTHDAY Mary McCormack, American actress
8th of February 1970 BIRTHDAY John Filan, Australian footballer
8th of February 1970 BIRTHDAY Alonzo Mourning, American basketball player
8th of February 1971 BIRTHDAY Mika Karppinen, Finnish drummer (HIM)
8th of February 1971 BIRTHDAY Andrus Veerpalu, Estonian cross-country skier
8th of February 1972 BIRTHDAY Paul Wight, American professional wrestler
8th of February 1973 BIRTHDAY Keith McDonald, American baseball player
8th of February 1974 BIRTHDAY Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, French disc jockey (Daft Punk)
8th of February 1974 BIRTHDAY Seth Green, American actor
8th of February 1974 BIRTHDAY Ulises de la Cruz, Ecuadorian footballer
8th of February 1974 BIRTHDAY Kimbo Slice, American mixed martial artist
8th of February 1976 BIRTHDAY Abi Titmuss, English glamour model
8th of February 1976 BIRTHDAY Khaled Mashud, Bangladeshi cricketer
8th of February 1976 BIRTHDAY Adam Piatt, American baseball player
8th of February 1976 BIRTHDAY Nicolas Vouilloz, French rally driver
8th of February 1977 BIRTHDAY Bridgette Kerkove, American actress
8th of February 1977 BIRTHDAY Yucef Merhi, Venezuelan artist
8th of February 1977 BIRTHDAY Barry Hall, Australian footballer
8th of February 1977 BIRTHDAY Mathieu Turcotte, Canadian short-track speed skater
8th of February 1979 BIRTHDAY Aaron Cook, American baseball player
8th of February 1979 BIRTHDAY Josh Keaton, American actor and singer
8th of February 1980 BIRTHDAY Ralf Little, English actor and comedian
8th of February 1980 BIRTHDAY Cameron Muncey, Australian guitarist (Jet)
8th of February 1980 BIRTHDAY Stephen Wright, English footballer
8th of February 1981 BIRTHDAY Myriam Montemayor Cruz, Mexican singer
8th of February 1982 BIRTHDAY Satomi Korogi, Japanese voice actress
8th of February 1982 BIRTHDAY Sousuke Takaoka, Japanese actor
8th of February 1982 BIRTHDAY Danny Tamberelli, American actor
8th of February 1983 BIRTHDAY Jim Verraros, American singer
8th of February 1983 BIRTHDAY Cory Jane, New Zealand rugby player
8th of February 1984 BIRTHDAY Panagiotis Vasilopoulos, Greek basketball player
8th of February 1987 BIRTHDAY Carolina Kostner, Italian figure skater
8th of February 1988 BIRTHDAY Keegan Meth, Zimbabwean cricketer
8th of February 1988 BIRTHDAY Rucha Hasabnis, Indian television actress
8th of February 1988 BIRTHDAY Ryan Pinkston, American actor
8th of February 1989 BIRTHDAY Dani Harmer, English actress
8th of February 1989 BIRTHDAY JaJuan Johnson, American basketball player
8th of February 1989 BIRTHDAY Zac Guildford, New Zealand rugby player
8th of February 1990 BIRTHDAY Bethany Hamilton, American surfer and shark attack survivor
8th of February 1991 BIRTHDAY Abdisalam Ibrahim, Somali/Norwegian footballer
8th of February 1991 BIRTHDAY Roberto Soriano, Italian footballer
8th of February 1994 BIRTHDAY Nikki Yanofsky, Canadian artist and singer
8th of February 1998 BIRTHDAY Sarlote Lenmane, Latvian singer
8th of February 1204 DEATH Alexius IV Angelus, deposed Eastern Roman Emperor (Born c. 1182)
8th of February 1250 DEATH Sir William II Longespee (Born 1212)
8th of February 1250 DEATH Robert I of Artois, French crusader (Born 1216)
8th of February 1265 DEATH Hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (Born 1217)
8th of February 1296 DEATH King Przemys? II of Poland (Born 1257)
8th of February 1587 DEATH Mary, Queen of Scots (Born 1542)
8th of February 1599 DEATH Robert Rollock, Scottish educator (Born 1555)
8th of February 1623 DEATH Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, English politician (Born 1546)
8th of February 1696 DEATH Tsar Ivan V of Russia (Born 1666)
8th of February 1709 DEATH Giuseppe Torelli, Italian composer (Born 1658)
8th of February 1725 DEATH Tsar Peter I of Russia (Born 1672)
8th of February 1749 DEATH Jan van Huysum, Dutch painter (Born 1682)
8th of February 1750 DEATH Aaron Hill, English writer (Born 1685)
8th of February 1768 DEATH George Dance the Elder, English architect (Born 1695)
8th of February 1772 DEATH Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, Princess of Wales (Born 1719)
8th of February 1847 DEATH Theodor Valentin Volkmar, German politician (Born 1781)
8th of February 1849 DEATH France Preseren, Slovenian poet (Born 1800)
8th of February 1849 DEATH Francois Antoine Habeneck, French violinist (Born 1781)
8th of February 1856 DEATH Agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (Born 1773)
8th of February 1907 DEATH Hendrik Willem Bakhuis Roozeboom, Dutch chemist (Born 1854)
8th of February 1910 DEATH Hans Jaeger, Norwegian writer and political activist (Born 1854)
8th of February 1921 DEATH George Formby, Sr., English entertainer (Born 1876)
8th of February 1921 DEATH Peter Kropotkin, Russian anarchist (Born 1842)
8th of February 1921 DEATH Barrett Wendell, American academic and author (Born 1855)
8th of February 1924 DEATH Gee Jon, First man in U.S. to be executed by lethal gas. (Born 1895)
8th of February 1929 DEATH Maria Christina, Queen Regent of Spain (Born 1858)
8th of February 1932 DEATH Vincent "Mad Dog" Coll, New York City gangster from County Donegal in Ireland (Born 1908)
8th of February 1936 DEATH Charles Curtis, 1st American-Indian Vice-President of the USA (Born 1860)
8th of February 1956 DEATH Connie Mack, American baseball manager and executive (Born 1862)
8th of February 1957 DEATH John von Neumann, Hungarian-born mathematician and physicist (Born 1903)
8th of February 1957 DEATH Walther Bothe, German physicist and inventor, Nobel laureate (Born 1891)
8th of February 1960 DEATH John Langshaw Austin, British philosopher, (Born 1911)
8th of February 1960 DEATH Giles Gilbert Scott, British architect (Born 1880)
8th of February 1963 DEATH George Dolenz, American actor, father of Micky Dolenz (Born 1908)
8th of February 1964 DEATH Ernst Kretschmer, German psychiatrist (Born 1888)
8th of February 1972 DEATH Markos Vamvakaris, Greek musician and songwriter (Born 1905)
8th of February 1975 DEATH Robert Robinson, British chemist, Nobel laureate (Born 1886)
8th of February 1977 DEATH Eivind Groven, Norwegian composer and ethnomusicologist (Born 1901)
8th of February 1980 DEATH Nikos Xilouris, Greek singer (Born 1936)
8th of February 1982 DEATH John Hay Whitney, American financier (Born 1904)
8th of February 1984 DEATH Karel Miljon, Dutch boxer (Born 1903)
8th of February 1985 DEATH William Lyons, British automobile manufacturer (Born 1901)
8th of February 1987 DEATH Harriet E. MacGibbon, American actress (Born 1905)
8th of February 1990 DEATH Del Shannon, American entertainer (suicide) (Born 1934)
8th of February 1992 DEATH Denny Wright, British jazz guitarist (Born 1924)
8th of February 1993 DEATH N. Shanmugathasan, Sri Lankan communist leader (Born 1920)
8th of February 1994 DEATH Raymond Scott, American composer (Born 1908)
8th of February 1996 DEATH Del Ennis, American baseball player (Born 1925)
8th of February 1998 DEATH Halldor Laxness, Icelandic author, Nobel laureate (Born 1902)
8th of February 1998 DEATH Julian Lincoln Simon, American economist and author (Born 1932)
8th of February 1998 DEATH Enoch Powell, British politician (Born 1912)
8th of February 1999 DEATH Iris Murdoch, Irish author (Born 1919)
8th of February 2000 DEATH Sid Abel, Canadian ice hockey player (Born 1918)
8th of February 2000 DEATH Bob Collins, American radio broadcaster (Born 1942)
8th of February 2000 DEATH Derrick Thomas, American football player (Born 1967)
8th of February 2001 DEATH Ivo Caprino, Norwegian animated film director (Born 1920)
8th of February 2002 DEATH Joachim Hoffmann, German historian (Born 1930)
8th of February 2002 DEATH Ong Teng Cheong, President of Singapore (Born 1936)
8th of February 2004 DEATH Julius Schwartz, American comic book and science fiction editor (Born 1915)
8th of February 2005 DEATH Jimmy Smith, American jazz musician (Born 1925)
8th of February 2005 DEATH Keith Knudsen, American drummer, vocalist and songwriter (The Doobie Brothers) (Born 1948)
8th of February 2006 DEATH Elton Dean, English musician (Soft Machine) (Born 1945)
8th of February 2006 DEATH Akira Ifukube, Japanese composer (Born 1914)
8th of February 2007 DEATH Anna Nicole Smith, American model, actress, and entertainer (Born 1967)
8th of February 2007 DEATH Ian Stevenson, Canadian-American professor and reincarnation researcher (Born 1918)
8th of February 2008 DEATH Frank J. Dixon, American immunologist (Born 1920)
8th of February 2008 DEATH Chua Ek Kay, Singaporean painter (Born 1947)
8th of February 2009 DEATH Marian Cozma, Romanian handball player (Born 1982)
8th of February 2010 DEATH John Murtha, American politician (Born 1932)
8th of February 2011 DEATH Tony Malinosky, American baseball player (Born 1909)

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