Historical Events on February 8 (Part 2)

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  • 2002 19th Winter Olympic games open at Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
  • 2004 46th Grammy Awards: Clocks, Evanescence wins
  • 2004 NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 55-52
  • 2004 54th NHL All-Star Game: East beats West 6-4 at St. Paul, Minnesota
  • 2005 Israel and Palestinians agree to ceasefire.
  • 2005 Leaders of both Palestine and Israel declare a truce in what many hope will be a "new era of peace"
  • 2006 48th Grammy Awards: Boulevard Of Broken Dreams, John Legend wins
  • 2007 57th Berlin International Film Festival: "Tuya's Marriage" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2008 Nebraska bans electric chair as sole execution method.

Music awardsMusic Awards

2009 51st Grammy Awards: Please Read The Letter, Adele wins

Singer-songwriter Adele
  • 2009 NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 30-21
  • 2009 62nd British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "Slumdog Millionaire" Best Film, Danny Boyle Best Director
  • 2013 29 people are killed and 69 are injured in a series of Iraq bombings
  • 2013 16 people are killed and 27 are wounded by a market bombing in Kalaya, Pakistan
  • 2013 100, 000 people march to demand justice for the atrocities of the Bangladesh Liberation War in Dhaka
  • 2013 A massive blizzard begins in the US and Canada that resulted in 15 deaths, 5,300 cancelled flights, and loss of power for 900,000 people
  • 2014 15 people are killed & 130 injured in a hotel fire in Medina, Saudi Arabia
  • 2014 17 people are killed after a truck & bus collide in Mendoza, Argentina
  • 2014 Ole Einar Bjørndalen equals the Winter Olympics medal record with 12
  • 2015 57th Grammy Awards: Best Song "Stay With Me" by Sam Smith, Best Album "Morning Phase" by Beck

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

2015 68th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "Boyhood" Best Film, Richard Linklater Best Director

  • 2015 Ivory Coast wins the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations football championship
  • 2017 US Senate confirms Jeff Sessions Attorney General, after controversy and protests