On this day: February 8

Published On: Feb 07 2013 11:06:33 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 08 2015 01:00:00 AM CST

The Boy Scouts of America is founded, the gas chamber is first used in the United States, the first NFL Draft is held, "Good Times" premieres, and women's ice hockey debuts as an Olympic sport, all on this day.

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1971: The NASDAQ stock market index begins trading as the world's first electronic stock market.

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