What Happened On 8th February 1974 In History

February 8th (1974) was a Friday. It's the 36th day of the year (37th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 329 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 8th February, 1974

  • » After 84 days in outer space named space, the crew of Skylab 4, the last crew to visit United States or American space station Skylab, returns to Earth.
  • » Military coup in Burkina Faso or Upper Volta.

Famous Birthdays on February 8 in 1974

  • » Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, French DJ and producer (Daft Punk)
  • » Ulises de la Cruz, Ecuadorian footballer
  • » Seth Green, American actor, producer, and screenwriter
  • » Kimbo Slice, Bahamian-American boxer, mixed martial artist, and actor
  • » Chris Waitt, English singer and director

February 8th Holidays in History

  • » Christian Feast Day:
  • » Cuthmann of Steyning
  • » Saint Jerome Emiliani named Jerome Emiliani
  • » Josephine Bakhita
  • » Juventius of Pavia
  • » Meingold of Huy
  • » Saint Stephen of Muret known as Stephen of Muret
  • » February 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Earliest day on which Feast of Orthodoxy can fall, while March 14 is the latest; celebrated 42 days before Easter. (Orthodoxy)
  • » Parinirvana Day e.g Nirvana Day (Mahayana Buddhism)

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