On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 2016

Historical Events


Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Late-night talk show "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" debuts on TBS in the US

Comedian and TV Host Samantha Bee
Comedian and TV Host
Samantha Bee

Famous Deaths

  • John Disley, Welsh athlete (co-founded London Marathon), dies at 87
  • Violetta Verdy, French ballerina and teacher, dies at 82
2016 Highlights

About February 8, 2016

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius