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KIU Trivia: February 8 in the Present and the Past


What’s Happening Today?


International Epilepsy Day. International Epilepsy Day - Started in 2015 and organized by the International Bureau for Epilepsy and the International League Against Epilepsy, the day provides a platform for people with epilepsy to share their experiences and stories with a global audience. The day also calls for all people to advocate for appropriate legislation that will guarantee human rights of people with epilepsy and encourages people with epilepsy to live to their fullest potential. 


Laugh and Get Rich Day is a day to laugh, and to enjoy the many benefits that laughing bring. One way it is beneficial in that it improves health, elevates one's mood, lowers stress and blood pressure, and strengthens the immune system. In this way, it can help a person get rich. It may help them get financially rich as well, by helping them in their professional lives. Those that laugh tend to be happier.


Clean Out Your Computer, Computers are used daily and need cleaning and maintenance over time. Clean Out Your Computer Day is dedicated to cleaning and maintaining both the outside and inside of computers, and both their hardware and software, to make sure they look presentable and continue functioning properly.


What Happened Today?


In 1960, The First 8 Stars were added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. More than 2400 five-pointed stars have since been embedded in the sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street to honor stars of the entertainment industry.

In 1910, The Boy Scouts of America was founded. 3 years earlier, British General Robert Baden-Powell had founded the Scout movement in England.




1972 – Big Show, American wrestler, and actor

1974– Seth Green, American actor, voice artist, comedian, producer, writer, and director


Sources: Wikipedia, checkiday &