What Happened on February 8, 1894

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Historical Events

  • Enforcement Act repealed, making it easier to disenfranchise blacks

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Billy Bishop, Canadian First World War flying ace, born in Owen Sound, Ontario (d. 1956)

Canadian First World War Flying Ace Billy Bishop
Canadian First World War Flying Ace
Billy Bishop
  • King Vidor, American film director (War & Peace, Stella Dallas), born in Galveston, Texas (d. 1982)
  • Ludwig Marcuse, German philosopher