Today in History for February 8 by AP

(STL.News) Highlights of this “Today in History”, a history series published by the Associated Press (AP):

  • Funeral of Jordan’s King Hussein
  • Premiere of ‘The Birth of a Nation’
  • A South Carolina civil rights protest turns deadly
  • The Boy Scouts of America is incorporated
  • Actor James Dean born

YouTube video provided courtesy of Associated Press (AP)