February 08 in history: Beheading of Queen of Scots, establishment of East Germany's notorious secret police and more

From the beheading of Queen of Scots to the establishment of East Germany's notorious secret police, we've got it all covered!

Let's dive into today's history:

1587

Mary, Queen of Scots is beheaded.

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1672

Isaac Newton reads first optics paper before Royal Society in London.

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1950

The Stasi, East Germany's notorious secret police, is established.

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1960

The first 8 stars are added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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1971

Nasdaq Composite stock market index debuts with 50 companies.

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