What happened today, and who was born/died

BIRTHS
02/08/1820
  William Tecumseh Sherman, Civil War general.
02/08/1828
  Jules Verne, pioneered what later became science fiction.
02/08/1906
  Chester F. Carlson, invented xerography (xeroxing)
02/08/1925
  Jack Lemmon
EVENTS
02/08/
  Alpha Aurigid meteor shower, radiant in Auriga
02/08/1693
  Charter granted for College of William & Mary, 2nd college in US
02/08/1883
  Louis Waterman begins experiments that invent the fountain pen.
02/08/1908
  Boy Scouts of America founded.
02/08/1922
  Radio arrives in the White House.
02/08/1977
  Earthquake, at 5.0, strongest since 1966.

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