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February 8th, 2005 (February 08 2005)EventIsrael and Palestinians agree to cease-fire.
February 8th, 2005 (February 08 2005)DeathJimmy Smith, American jazz musician (born in 1925)
February 8th, 2005 (February 08 2005)DeathKeith Knudsen, American drummer, vocalist and songwriter (The Doobie Brothers) (born in 1948)
February 8th, 1995 (February 08 1995)BirthJordan Todosey, Canadian actress
February 8th, 1985 (February 08 1985)DeathWilliam Lyons, British automobile manufacturer (born in 1901)
February 8th, 1975 (February 08 1975)DeathRobert Robinson, British chemist, Nobel laureate (born in 1886)
February 8th, 1955 (February 08 1955)EventThe Government of Sindh abolished Jagirdari system in the province. One million acres (4000 km?) of land thus acquired is to be distributed among the landless peasants.
February 8th, 1955 (February 08 1955)BirthJohn Grisham, American writer
February 8th, 1955 (February 08 1955)BirthNancy Oliver, American playwright and television writer
February 8th, 1925 (February 08 1925)BirthJack Lemmon, American actor and film director (died in 2001)
February 8th, 1915 (February 08 1915)EventD.W. Griffith s controversial film The Birth of a Nation premieres in Los Angeles.
February 8th, 1895 (February 08 1895)BirthHermann Florstedt, Nazi leader (died in 1945)
February 8th, 1865 (February 08 1865)EventIn the U.S., Delaware voters reject the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, and vote to continue the practice of slavery. (Delaware finally ratifies the amendment on February 12, 1901.)
February 8th, 1855 (February 08 1855)EventThe Devil s Footprints mysteriously appear in southern Devon. Devo Quotes
February 8th, 1725 (February 08 1725)DeathTsar Peter I of Russia (born in 1672)
February 8th, 1685 (February 08 1685)BirthCharles-Jean-Francois Henault, French historian (died in 1770)
February 8th, 1575 (February 08 1575)EventUniversiteit Leiden founded, and given the motto "Praesidium Libertatis".
February 8th, 1405 (February 08 1405)BirthConstantine XI Palaiologos, the last reigning Emperor of the Byzantine Empire (died in 1453)
February 8th, 1265 (February 08 1265)DeathHulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (born in 1217)

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