On this day: February 8

Published On: Feb 07 2013 11:06:33 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 08 2016 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.

OTD February 8 - Skylab 4
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1974: After 84 days in space, the crew of Skylab 4, the last crew to visit the American space station Skylab, returns to Earth. The station would burn up upon re-entry of the Earth's atmosphere in 1979.

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