On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1958

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Edgar Whitehead succeeds Garfield Todd as premier of South Rhodesia
  • French planes bomb Sakiet Tunisia, 75 die
  • KIRO TV channel 7 in Seattle, WA (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • "Sensational" Sherri Martel, American professional wrestler (WWF), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2007)