What Happened on February 8, 1916

Historical Events

  • French cruiser "Admiral Charner" torpedoed off Syrian coast, kills 374
  • NL votes down Charlie Ebbets proposal to limit 25 cent seats

Famous Birthdays

  • Betty Field, American actress (Of Mice and Men, Kings Row, Bus Stop), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1973)
Born in 1916

Famous Deaths

  • Gustav Falke, German author and poet (Der Mann im Nebel), dies at 63

About February 8, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius