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 This day in History - February 8
436 Historic Events for February 8
1921

Hoot Evers, baseball player

Birth
1922

Radio arrives at the White House

Event
1922

Joeri Averbach, Russian chess grandmaster

Birth
1923

Andrew MacElhone, bar owner

Birth
1923

German NSDAP Volkischer Beobachter newspaper becomes a daily

Event
1923

Coal mine explosion at Dawson, New Mexico kills 120

Event
1924

1st coast-to-coast radio hookup: Gen John Joseph Carty speech in Chic

Event
1924

Gee John, US mobster (1st executed in gas chamber-Nevada), dies

Death
1924

Audrey Meadows, Wu Chang China, actress (Alice-Honeymooners)

Birth
1924

Joe Black, baseball player

Birth
1925

Marcus Garvey enters federal prison in Atlanta

Event
1925

Kaufman and Berlin's "cocoanuts," premieres in NYC

Event
1925

Raimondo d'Inzeo, It, equestrian (Oly-gold/2 silver/3 bronze-1948-76)

Birth
1925

Alvin Brehm, composer

Birth
1925

Jack Lemmon, Boston Mass, actor (Days of Wine and Roses, Missing)

Birth
1926

Sean O'Casey's "Plough and Stars" opens at Abbey Theater Dublin

Event
1926

German Reichstag decides to apply for League of Nations membership

Event
1926

Walt Disney Studios forms

Event
1927

Stanley Baker, Ferndale Wales, actor (Concrete Jungle, Zorro, Zulu)

Birth
1927

John T Myers, (Rep-R-IN, 1967- )

Birth
1927

Belgian-Swiss treaty signed

Event
1927

Zdenek Zouhar, composer

Birth
1928

1st transatlantic TV image received, Hartsdale, NY

Event
1928

Scottish inventor J Blaird demonstrates color-TV

Event
1928

Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, lawyer

Birth