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 This day in History - February 8
436 Historic Events for February 8
1929

KOY-AM in Phoenix Arizona begins radio transmissions

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1930

Manuel Castillo, composer

Birth
1930

Alejandro Rey, Buenos Aires, actor (Carlos-Flying Nun)

Birth
1930

Arlan Stangeland, (Rep-R-MN, 1977- )

Birth
1930

Catherine Hardy, Carollton Ga, 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1952)

Birth
1930

"Happy Days Are Here Again" by Benny Mereoff hits #1

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1931

Gas explosion Fire in Fushun-coal mine, Manchuria kills 3,000

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1931

James Dean, Marion IN, stage/film actor (Giant, Rebel Without a Cause)

Birth
1932

Jan H Christiaanse, president Dutch political party (CDA)

Birth
1932

John Towner Williams, Flushing NY, composer/conductor (Boston Pops)

Birth
1932

Vincent "Mad Dog" Coll, mobster, killed by Dutch Schultz gang

Death
1933

Elly Ameling, Rotterdam Holland, soprano (Ilya-Idomeneo)

Birth
1933

-23øF (-31øC), Seminole, Texas (state record)

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1933

1st flight of all-metal Boeing 247

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1933

Jack Larson, LA Calif, actor (Jimmy Olsen-Superman)

Birth
1934

Nick Nolte, Omaha Nebr, actor (Teachers, 48 Hrs, Rich Man Poor Man)

Birth
1934

Galina Bystrova, USSR, pentathelete (1957, 58)

Birth
1934

Export-Import Bank organizes in Washington, DC

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1934

Gaston Doumergue forms new French govt

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1935

Vincent Weir 3rd baron Inverforth, Scottish shipping magnate

Birth
1935

Max Liebermann, Ger impressionist painter/graphic artist, dies at 87

Death
1935

1st NFL draft; Jay Berwanger of U Chicago is 1st pick (by Eagles) He never plays in NFL

Event
1936

Pandit Jawaharlal follows Gandhi as chairman of India Congress Party

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1936

Cletis Boyer, 3rd baseman (NY Yankees)

Birth
1936

Larry Verne, singer (Custer)

Birth