Historical Events on February 8 (Part 2)

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  • 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: Best Album "Raising Sand" and Record of the Year "Please Read The Letter" by Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

Rock Vocalist Robert Plant
Rock Vocalist
Robert Plant
Country Singer and Musician Alison Krauss
Country Singer and Musician
Alison Krauss
  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2009 Singer Rihanna cancels appearance at the Grammys after being assaulted by boyfriend Chris Brown

Singer Rihanna
Singer
Rihanna
Singer Chris Brown
Singer
Chris Brown
  • 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