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What Happened on February 8, 2019

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos accuses The National Enquirer and its owner, American Media Inc, of blackmail over private messages detailing an extramarital affair

Amazon Entrepreneur Jeff Bezos
Amazon Entrepreneur
Jeff Bezos
  • Fire at Ninho de Urubu football training center for Flamengo football club, Rio de Janeiro, kills 10
  • Thai King Vajiralongkorn issues royal decree calling Princess Ubolratana 's candidacy for Prime Minister for Thai Raksa Chart political party “improper and highly inappropriate”
  • Washington's Governor Jay Inslee declares a state emergency after heavy snowfall