The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

February 8th famous birthdays

Kairi Consentino

Kairi Consentino (21)

American TikTok star

Jaden Hossler

Jaden Hossler (23)

American TikTok star

Reed Woehrle

Reed Woehrle (20)

American TikTok star

Karina Garcia

Karina Garcia (30)

American social media star

Alana Clements

Alana Clements (18)

American TikTok star

Big Show

Big Show (51)

American wrestler and actor

Kimbo Slice

Kimbo Slice (1974 - 2016)

Bahamian-American boxer, mixed martial artist, and actor

John Williams

John Williams (92)

American pianist, composer, and conductor

Jagjit Singh

Jagjit Singh (1941 - 2011)

Indian singer-songwriter

Seth Green

Seth Green (50)

American actor, screenwriter and producer

I.N (Yang Jeong-in)

I.N (Yang Jeong-in) (23)

South Korean singer

Bethany Hamilton

Bethany Hamilton (34)

American surfer

Curtis Pritchard

Curtis Pritchard (27)

English dancer

Nick Nolte

Nick Nolte (83)

American actor

Jack Lemmon

Jack Lemmon (1925 - 2001)

American actor, singer, and director

Parker Yeager

Parker Yeager (9)

American YouTuber

John Grisham

John Grisham (69)

American lawyer and author

Stephanie Courtney

Stephanie Courtney (54)

American comedian

Mayra Isabel

Mayra Isabel (30)

American YouTuber

Kathryn Newton

Kathryn Newton (27)

American actress

Vince Neil

Vince Neil (63)

American singer-songwriter

Alonzo Mourning

Alonzo Mourning (54)

American basketball player

Neal Cassady

Neal Cassady (1926 - 1968)

American author and poet

Klay Thompson

Klay Thompson (34)

American basketball player

Alessia Russo

Alessia Russo (25)

English footballer

Pooch Hall

Pooch Hall (47)

American actor, model, and rapper

Abi Titmuss

Abi Titmuss (48)

English model and actress

Dani Harmer

Dani Harmer (35)

English actress and singer

Carl Jenkinson

Carl Jenkinson (32)

English-Finnish footballer

Brian Krause

Brian Krause (55)

American actor and screenwriter

Benigno Aquino III

Benigno Aquino III (1960 - 2021)

Filipino politician and 15th president of the Philippines

Creed Bratton

Creed Bratton (81)

American actor and singer

Jeremy Davis

Jeremy Davis (39)

American bass player and songwriter

Terry Melcher

Terry Melcher (1942 - 2004)

American singer-songwriter and producer

Rucha Hasabnis

Rucha Hasabnis (36)

Indian actress

Anderson .Paak

Anderson .Paak (38)

American singer

Sherri Martel

Sherri Martel (1958 - 2007)

American wrestler and manager

Hristo Stoichkov

Hristo Stoichkov (58)

Bulgarian footballer

Daniel Bernoulli

Daniel Bernoulli (1700 - 1782)

Dutch-Swiss mathematician and physicist

Danny Tamberelli

Danny Tamberelli (42)

American actor

Josh Keaton

Josh Keaton (45)

American actor and singer

Jordan Todosey

Jordan Todosey (29)

Canadian actress

On this day

February 8 in History

  • 1587

    February 8, 1587:

    Following the signing of her death warrant a few days prior by Queen Elizabeth I, Mary, Queen of Scots is beheaded.

  • 1915

    February 8, 1915:

    D.W. Griffith’s film, “The Birth of a Nation” is officially premiered at the Los Angeles-based Clune’s Auditorium.

  • 1917

    February 8, 1917:

    The United States space station, Skylab is put out of use after 171 days.

  • 1924

    February 8, 1924:

    Gee Jon, a Chinese gang member, becomes the first person to die by lethal gas.

  • 1936

    February 8, 1936:

    The first-ever National Football League (NFL) draft is held in Philadelphia at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel with Jay Berwanger as the first overall pick.

  • 1965

    February 8, 1965:

    The song “Stop In the Name of Love” by the Supremes is released.

  • 1976

    February 8, 1976:

    “Taxi Driver” starring Robert De Niro is premiered worldwide.

  • 1986

    February 8, 1986:

    Professional basketball player Anthony Jerome “Spud” Webb wins a slam dunk contest organized by the NBA despite being the shortest to participate.  

  • 2009

    February 8, 2009:

    Rihanna becomes a no-show at the Grammy Awards because Chris Brown physically assaulted her.