What Happened on February 8, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Heinz Gunthardt, Switzerland, tennis star
  • Irina Kalinina, USSR, springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • Mauricio Macri, Argentine politician (President of Argentina 2015-), born in Tandil, Buenos Aires
  • Pamela Jean Bryant,playmate (April, 1978), born in Indianapolis, Indiana

Famous Deaths

  • William J "Wild Bill" Donovan, Office Strategic Services, dies at 76