On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1925

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Kaufman & Berlin's musical "cocoanuts" premieres in New York City

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Marcus Garvey enters federal prison in Atlanta

Black Nationalist Marcus Garvey
Black Nationalist
Marcus Garvey

Famous Birthdays

  • Alvin Brehm, American musician and composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2014)

Person of interestJack Lemmon

Jack Lemmon, actor (Days of Wine & Roses, Missing), born in Boston, Massachusetts

  • Raimondo d'Inzeo, It, equestrian (Olympic gold/2 silver/3 bronze-1948-76)