What Happened on February 8, 2017

Historical Events

Historic Event

US Senate confirms Jeff Sessions Attorney General, after controversy and protests

Famous Deaths

  • Ljubisa Beara, Bosnian general convicted of overseeing Srebrenica Massacre, dies in prison at 77
  • Nicolai Gedda, Swedish opera tenor (Opera Two to Six), dies at 91
  • Peter Mansfield, British Physician whose discoveries led to MRI (2003 Nobel Prize), dies at 83
  • Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, British socialite, dies at 45
2017 Highlights

About February 8, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bad And Boujee - Migos Featuring Lil Uzi Vert
  • UK #1 Song: Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran