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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

Thursday, 28 July 2016

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

1552  On February - 08 birth of agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630)  

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

1586  Jacob Praetorius, composer was born on this day in history.  

1612  On February - 08 birth of samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized)  

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  

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

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

1764  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of friedlieb F Runge, German chemist (Chinoline)  

1795  Moritz G [Moses] Saphir, Hungarian journalist/serial writer was born on February - 08.  

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  On this day in history 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  Richard Stoddert Ewell, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1872 was born on this day in history.  

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

1819  On February - 08 birth of john Ruskin, writer/critic/artist/Gothic Revivalist (Prerafaelite)  

1820  William Tecumseh Sherman, Major General (Union Army), died in 1891 was born on this day in history.  

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 February - 08.  

1828  On February - 08 birth of jules Verne, France, pioneered sci-fi (From the Earth to the Moon)  

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

1851  Kate O'Flaherty Chopin, novelist was born on February - 08.  

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  Stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies on this day in history.  

1245  Johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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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