What Happened on February 8, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Nasdaq Composite stock market index debuts with 50 companies and a starting value of 100
  • Operation Lam Son 719 begins, a limited South Vietnamese incursion into Laos
  • Pedro Morales beats Ivan Koloff in NY, to become WWF wrestling champ

Famous Birthdays

  • Heidi Mark, playmate (Jul, 1995), born in Columbus, Ohio