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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

Tuesday, 07 July 2015

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

1291  On this day in history birth of afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57)  

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

1552  Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630) was born on February - 08.  

1577  Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) was born on February - 08.  

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 February - 08.  

1708  On this day in history birth of vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer  

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

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

1764  On this day in history birth of joseph Leopold von Eybler, Austrian composer  

1789  Ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer was born on this day in history.  

1792  Caroline Augusta of Bavaria, queen of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1873) was born on this day in history.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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

1811  On February - 08 birth of edwin Denison Morgan, Sect of War (Confederacy), died in 1883  

1813  On February - 08 birth of jacob G Agarah, Swedish algologist  

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 February - 08.  

1819  John Ruskin, writer/critic/artist/Gothic Revivalist (Prerafaelite) was born on this day in history.  

1820  William Tecumseh Sherman, Major General (Union Army), died in 1891 was born on February - 08.  

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  On this day in history birth of antonio Cagnoni, composer  

1828  On February - 08 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 this day in history 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  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  Death of Robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216) on February - 08.  

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

1296  Death of King Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257) on February - 08.  

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 February - 08.  

1529  Death of Baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478) on February - 08.