Events that occurred on 8 February.
 On Earth
- 1967 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes Letter 294.
- 1967 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes a letter to C.N. Manlove.
- 1967 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes a letter to David L. Sands.
- 1968 - The fourth day of filming J.R.R. Tolkien for the documentary Tolkien in Oxford.
- 2001 - A Tolkien Treasury (miniature edition) is released.
- 2008 - "C.S. Lewis, the Inklings, and the Call to Christian Community" conference, featuring Tom Shippey.