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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

Thursday, 28 May 2015

1191  Yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246) was born on this day in history.  

1291  Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57) was born on this day in history.  

1487  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)  

1586  Jacob Praetorius, composer was born on February - 08.  

1612  Samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized) was born on this day in history.  

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

1685  On this day in history birth of charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (d. 1770)  

1708  On February - 08 birth of vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer  

1720  Emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1750) was born on February - 08.  

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

1764  Joseph Leopold von Eybler, Austrian composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1792  Caroline Augusta of Bavaria, queen of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1873) was born on February - 08.  

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

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

1804  Richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (d. 1834) was born on February - 08.  

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

1807  On February - 08 birth of benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, English sculptor and naturalist (d. 1889)  

1810  Norbert Burgmuller, composer was born on February - 08.  

1811  On this day in history birth of edwin Denison Morgan, Sect of War (Confederacy), died in 1883  

1813  Jacob G Agarah, Swedish algologist was born on February - 08.  

1817  On February - 08 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  John Ruskin, writer/critic/artist/Gothic Revivalist (Prerafaelite) was born on this day in history.  

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

1822  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1828  Antonio Cagnoni, composer was born on February - 08.  

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

1847  Hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902) was born on February - 08.  

1851  Kate O'Flaherty Chopin, novelist was born on this day in history.  

1852  Nikolai Garin [Michailovski], Russ author (Tjoma Kartashov) [NS=2/20] was born on February - 08.  

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Famous Deaths In February - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1124  On this day in history stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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 February - 08.