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February 8 is a day filled with unique celebrations. It is Propose Day, a special day that encourages people to express their feelings of love and propose to their significant others. Simultaneously, it is Opera Day, Laugh and Get Rich Day, National Iowa Day, gand more.

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Interesting Facts of February 8th

  1. 1. The Boy Scouts of America was incorporated on February 8, 1910.
  2. 2. The NASDAQ Index, the world's first electronic stock market, began trading on February 8, 1971.
  3. 3. Queen Elizabeth II ascended to the throne on February 8, 1952. Her father, King George VI, had died on the previous day.
  4. 4. The 22nd Winter Olympics opened in Sochi, Russia, on this day in 2014.