Let us know some important events of February 8, knowing that your general knowledge will increase. On February 8 many events took place in India and the world, which are named in the pages of history(history of India and world ), and often you all must have read about many of these historical events related to the history that took place on February 08 With respect to the history of November, let us know what special events happened in the current history of the country and the world on this day. Know what happened on February 8 in Indian History( Historical Events) and World History.
List of important historical events of 8 February
1575 – Leiden University was established.
1693 – College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, was granted charter status to King William III and Queen Mary II.
1837 – Richard Johnson, the First Vice President of the United States, elected by the United States Senate.
1879 – Sandford Fleming first proposed the adoption of Universal Standard Time at a meeting of the Royal Canadian Institute.
1879 – Lord Harris-led England cricket team was attacked in a riot during a match in Sydney.
1887 – The Davis Act authorizes the President of the United States to survey Native American tribal land and divide it into individual allotments.
1904 – War of Port Arthur: The Sino-Japanese War started in Port Arthur, China.
1904 – Van Dalen, led by General GCE, Marekossi Regiment of the Dutch Colonial Army, undertakes a military campaign to capture Gayo Highland, Als Highland and Batka Highland in the North Sumatra region of the Dutch East Indies.
1922 – United States President Warren G. Harding launches the first radio set in the White House.
1942 – World War II: Japan invades Singapore.
1945 – World War II: The United Kingdom and Canada begin Operation Draft to capture the west coast of the Rhine.
1946 – The first part of the revised standard version of the Bible, published by the authorized King James Version.
1952 – Queen Elizabeth becomes Queen of Britain and President of Commonwealth Countries.
1955 – The Sindh government of Pakistan abolishes the Jagadidi system in the province whereby one million acres (4000 km2) of land acquired was distributed among landless farmers.
1962 – 9 trade unions were killed by French police on the complaint of the then head of the police prefecture of Paris.
1963 – Travel, financial and commercial transactions to Cuba by citizens of the United States were declared illegal by the John F. Kennedy Administration.
1965 – Eastern Air Lines Flight 663 crashed in the Atlantic Ocean.
1971 – Nasdaq (NASDAQ) stock market index opened for the first time.
1971 – South Vietnamese ground troops infiltrate Laos to try to stop communist infiltration.
1974 – After 84 days in space, the crew of Scilab 4 returned to Earth, the last group to travel to the US space station Skylab.
1978 – The proceedings of the United States Senate were the first broadcast on radio.
1981 – After a football match between Olympiakos FC, 21 football federation were killed simultaneously at the Coriscus Stadium in Neo Faliro, Greece.
1983 – Israel’s Defense Minister Ariel Sharon resigns from his post. He had to do this because an investigation against him had revealed that he had failed to stop the massacre in the camp of the refugees.
1986 – A 118-car Canadian National Freight Train collides with a VIA Rail passenger train near the town of Hinton, Alberta, west of Edmonton. 23 people die in this accident.
1993 – General Motors sues NBC after NBC had two crashes at two locations.
1996 – the US Congress passed the Communications Community Act.
2010 – A storm in the Hindu Kush Mountains of Afghanistan caused 36 avalanches that buried two miles of roadways and trapped 2,000 passengers, killing at least 172 people.
2014 – 15 Egyptian pilgrims were killed and 130 were injured in Saudi Arabia’s Medina Hotel fire.
8 February Famous People Birth
- Zakir Hussain, the third President of the country, was born.
- Jagjit Singh was born who gave Urdu and Ghazals a place in every house in India.
Famous Person Death on 08 February
- Hulegu Khan was the founder of ‘Ilkhani Empire’
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