On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Hungarian cardinal J√≥zsef Mindszenty sentenced to life in prison

Famous Birthdays

  • Brooke Adams, American actress (Cynthia-OK Crackerby, Body Snatchers), born in NYC, New York
  • Julia Barr, Ft Wayne Ind, actress (Brooke-All My Children)
  • Scott Allen, USA, skater (Olympic bronze 1964)

Famous Deaths

  • Franco Leoni, Italian composer, dies at 81
  • Leonid Alexeyevich Polovinkin, Russian composer, dies at 54