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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

Monday, 22 December 2014

1191  On this day in history birth of yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246)  

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

1487  On February - 08 birth of ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550)  

1552  On this day in history birth of agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630)  

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  On this day in history birth of samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized)  

1649  Gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728) was born on February - 08.  

1685  Charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (d. 1770) was born on February - 08.  

1708  Vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer was born on February - 08.  

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

1741  Andre-Ernest-Modeste Gretry, composer was born on this day in history.  

1764  Joseph Leopold von Eybler, Austrian composer was born on February - 08.  

1789  On February - 08 birth of ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer  

1792  On February - 08 birth of caroline Augusta of Bavaria, queen of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1873)  

1795  On this day in history birth of friedlieb F Runge, German chemist (Chinoline)  

1795  On February - 08 birth of moritz G [Moses] Saphir, Hungarian journalist/serial writer  

1804  On this day in history birth of richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (d. 1834)  

1807  On this day in history birth of franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman  

1807  Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, English sculptor and naturalist (d. 1889) was born on February - 08.  

1810  On this day in history birth of norbert Burgmuller, composer  

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

1813  On this day in history birth of jacob G Agarah, Swedish algologist  

1817  On this day in history birth of richard Stoddert Ewell, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1872  

1818  Austin Blair, Gov/MC (Union), died in 1894 was born on this day in history.  

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  Maxime Du Camp, France, writer/traveler (Les Buveurs de Cendres) was born on February - 08.  

1824  Barnard Elliot Bee, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1861 was born on this day in history.  

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

1828  Jules Verne, France, pioneered sci-fi (From the Earth to the Moon) was born on February - 08.  

1847  On this day in history birth of hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902)  

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

1852  On this day in history birth of nikolai Garin [Michailovski], Russ author (Tjoma Kartashov) [NS=2/20]  

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Famous Deaths In February - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1124  On February - 08 stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies  

1245  Johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies on February - 08.  

1250  Death of Robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216) on this day in history.  

1265  Death of Hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217) on February - 08.  

1296  Death of King Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257) on this day in history.  

1303  On February - 08 nanshu, Zen teacher (Rinzai line)/founder (Zounan temple), dies  

1513  Alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies on this day in history.  

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