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 This day in History - February 8
436 Historic Events for February 8
1975

Martyn Green, actor (Gilbert and Sullivan, Mikado), dies at 75

Death
1975

Damon Denson, guard (New England Patriots)

Birth
1975

Joshua Morrow. Juneau Alaska, actor (Nicholas Newman-Young and Restless)

Birth
1976

Largest crowd at Cleveland Coliseum (Cavs vs Wash-21,130)

Event
1976

Jan Stephens wins LPGA Sarah Coventry Naples Golf Classic

Event
1976

Hua Guofeng becomes premier of China PR

Event
1976

Holly Manthei, Edina Minn, soccer midfielder/forward (Olympics-96)

Birth
1976

Jim Parque, Norwalk Calif, baseball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)

Birth
1977

Earthquake in SF, at 5.0, strongest since 1966

Event
1977

Hustler publisher Larry Flynt sentenced due to

Event
1978

Christa Williams, Houston TX, softball pitcher (Olympics-gold-96)

Birth
1978

Crown Prince Sad Abdallah al-Salim Al Sabah becomes PM of Kuwait

Event
1979

Nikolay Semyonovich Tikhonov, Russian poet, dies at 82

Death
1979

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1979

Tara Tucker, Miss Alabama Teen USA (1997)

Birth
1981

US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton

Event
1981

US female Figure Skating championship won by Elaine Zayak

Event
1981

Sally Little wins LPGA Elizabeth Arden Golf Classic

Event
1981

"Brigadoon" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 133 performances

Event
1981

"5 O'Clock Girl" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 12 perfs

Event
1981

Tommy Michaels, Staten Island NY, actor (Timmy Hutton-All My Children)

Birth
1982

Dodgers trade Davey Lopes to A's breaking up the longest-playing infield (Cey-Russell-Lopes-Garvey)

Event
1982

John Hay Whitney, US newspaper magnate, dies at 76

Death
1983

Champion thoroughbred Shergar kidnapped in Ireland; never found Lloyds of London pays $10.6 million insurance

Event
1983

Wayne Gretzky sets NHL all star record of 4 goals in 1 period

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