February 8, 1955 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Malenkov resigns as USSR premier, Bulganin replaces him
  • The Government of Sindh abolished Jagirdari system in the province. One million acres (4000 kmĀ²) of land thus acquired is to be distributed among the landless peasants.

Birthdays in History

Person of interestJohn Grisham

John Grisham, American writer (Client, Firm, Pelican Brief), born in Jonesboro, Arkansas

Writer John Grisham
John Grisham