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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

Friday, 25 March 2016

1191  On February - 08 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 February - 08 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  On this day in history birth of jacob Praetorius, composer  

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

1649  On this day in history birth of gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728)  

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

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

1720  On this day in history birth of emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1750)  

1741  Andre-Ernest-Modeste Gretry, composer was born on February - 08.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1795  Moritz G [Moses] Saphir, Hungarian journalist/serial writer was born on this day in history.  

1804  Richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (d. 1834) was born on this day in history.  

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 February - 08.  

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

1817  On this day in history 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 February - 08 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  On this day in history birth of barnard Elliot Bee, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1861  

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

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

1847  On February - 08 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  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  Death of Hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217) on this day in history.  

1296  On February - 08 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.  

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