Wednesday, February 8, 2012
FEB 8th THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Famous Quote Said On February 8
I am convinced that unless America changes course, we will become the France of the 21st Century.
Mitt Romney, 2008
Feb 8 Birthdays
David Phoenix Farrell
William Tecumseh Sherman
Feb 8 In History
First brass five pointed star plaques are placed in the Hollywood Walk of Fame, on Hollywood Blvd.
Walt Disney Studios is formed, occupying corner of small realty office in Los Angeles, and eventually growing into the largest animation studio in the world.
Radio arrives at the White House as President Harding has a radio installed
"Devil's Footprints" incident in southern Devon, England, where after a large snowstorm, mysterious footprints could be seen in the snow for 100s of miles.
First opera in US "Flora," opens in Charleston SC
This Day in Business
Sadly, Polaroid announces that it will discontinue production of all instant film and photos - and instead it will focus on digital photography products.
This Day in Entertainment
Popular show Good Times, with Jimmie J.J. Walker, has its debut on CBS TV
This Day in Geography
The formation of the Confederate States of America takes place.
This Day in Sports
Deal reached with NFL and Art Modell to send Cleveland Browns to the city of Baltimore.
Nirvana Day - Celebrated by Mahayana Buddhists as the day when Buddha is believed to reach complete enlightenment.
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