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 This day in History - February 8
436 Historic Events for February 8
1949

Hungarian Cardinal Mindszenty sentenced to life in prison

Event
1949

Leonid Alexeyevich Polovinkin, composer, dies at 54

Death
1950

Ted Turner, rocker (Wishbone Ash)

Birth
1950

Michael Goodroe, rock bassist (Motels-Only the Lonely)

Birth
1950

Jose Armando Lopez-Falcon, Cuba, cosmonaut

Birth
1950

England Dan, singer (England Dan and John Ford Coley)

Birth
1951

Camille LaPierre, NHLer

Birth
1952

Hans Van de Lubbe, Dutch bassist/singer (Dike)

Birth
1952

Nancy Lord, Libertarian VP candidate (1992)

Birth
1952

"RCA Victor Show Starring Dennis Day," debuts on NBC TV

Event
1953

Mary Steenburgen, Newport Ark, actress (Parenthood, Time After Time)

Birth
1953

Cliff Clark, actor (Golden Hoofs, Kid Glove Killer), dies at 63

Death
1953

Betty Jameson wins LPGA Serbin Golf Open

Event
1953

WLVA (now WSET) TV channel 13 in Lynchburg-Roanoke, VA (ABC) begins

Event
1954

"Sensational" Sherri Martel, [Russell], New Orl, wrestler (WWF/AWA)

Birth
1954

Mabel Paige, actress (Lucky Jordan), dies at 73

Death
1955

Ethan Phillips, actor (Neelix-Star Trek Voyager)

Birth
1955

Malenkov resigns as USSR premier, Bulganin replaces him

Event
1955

John Grisham, writer (Client, Firm, Pelican Brief)

Birth
1955

Jim "the Anvil" Neidhart, wrestler (WWF/WCW/NJPW/CWFI/Calgary)

Birth
1956

Connie Mack, baseball manager (Phila A's, 1901-50), dies at 93

Death
1956

Mine disaster in Quaregnon Belgium, 8 die

Event
1957

SF Public Library's bookmobile initiated in front of City Hall

Event
1957

John Von Neumann, astronomer, dies at 53

Death
1958

French planes bomb Sakiet Tunisia, 75 die

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