What Happened on February 8, 2022

Historical Events

  • Austrian alpine skier Matthias Mayer narrowly retains his Olympic Super-G title from American Ryan Cochran-Siegle at the Beijing Winter Games; Mayer's 3rd Olympic gold medal

BRIT Awards

BRIT Awards: Adele wins best artist, song and album of the year

  • Horn of Africa with 13 million people now facing humanitarian crisis amid drought where the rainy season has failed three years in a row, according to UN World Food Program [1]
2022 History

Famous Deaths

  • (Arthur) Bamber Gascoigne, English television presenter (University Challenge, 1962-87), and author, dies at 87
  • Gerald Williams, American MLB baseball outfielder, 1992-2005 (NY Yankees, and 5 other teams), dies of cancer at 55

About February 8, 2022

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: We Don't Talk About Bruno - Carolina Gaitan, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz & Encanto Cast
  • UK #1 Song: We Don't Talk About Bruno - Carolina Gait├ín - La Gaita, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz