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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

Monday, 30 March 2015

1191  Yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246) was born on February - 08.  

1291  Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57) was born on February - 08.  

1487  On this day in history birth of ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550)  

1552  Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630) was born on this day in history.  

1577  Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) was born on this day in history.  

1586  On this day in history birth of jacob Praetorius, composer  

1612  Samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized) was born on February - 08.  

1649  On February - 08 birth of gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728)  

1685  Charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (d. 1770) was born on this day in history.  

1708  Vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer was born on this day in history.  

1720  On February - 08 birth of emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1750)  

1741  On February - 08 birth of andre-Ernest-Modeste Gretry, composer  

1764  On February - 08 birth of joseph Leopold von Eybler, Austrian composer  

1789  Ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer was born on February - 08.  

1792  On this day in history birth of caroline Augusta of Bavaria, queen of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1873)  

1795  Friedlieb F Runge, German chemist (Chinoline) was born on February - 08.  

1795  On this day in history birth of moritz G [Moses] Saphir, Hungarian journalist/serial writer  

1804  On February - 08 birth of richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (d. 1834)  

1807  On February - 08 birth of franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman  

1807  Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, English sculptor and naturalist (d. 1889) was born on this day in history.  

1810  On February - 08 birth of norbert Burgmuller, composer  

1811  Edwin Denison Morgan, Sect of War (Confederacy), died in 1883 was born on this day in history.  

1813  Jacob G Agarah, Swedish algologist was born on this day in history.  

1817  On February - 08 birth of richard Stoddert Ewell, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1872  

1818  On this day in history birth of austin Blair, Gov/MC (Union), died in 1894  

1819  On this day in history birth of john Ruskin, writer/critic/artist/Gothic Revivalist (Prerafaelite)  

1820  On this day in history birth of william Tecumseh Sherman, Major General (Union Army), died in 1891  

1822  On February - 08 birth of maxime Du Camp, France, writer/traveler (Les Buveurs de Cendres)  

1824  Barnard Elliot Bee, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1861 was born on February - 08.  

1828  Antonio Cagnoni, composer was born on this day in history.  

1828  On this day in history birth of jules Verne, France, pioneered sci-fi (From the Earth to the Moon)  

1847  Hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902) was born on this day in history.  

1851  On February - 08 birth of kate O'Flaherty Chopin, novelist  

1852  Nikolai Garin [Michailovski], Russ author (Tjoma Kartashov) [NS=2/20] was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In February - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1124  Stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies on February - 08.  

1245  On this day in history johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies  

1250  On February - 08 death of robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216)  

1265  On February - 08 death of hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217)  

1296  On this day in history death of king Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257)  

1303  Nanshu, Zen teacher (Rinzai line)/founder (Zounan temple), dies on February - 08.  

1513  Alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies on February - 08.  

1529  Death of Baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478) on this day in history.