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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

Friday, 31 October 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 this day in history.  

1487  On this day in history birth of ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550)  

1552  Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630) was born on this day in history.  

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

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  On February - 08 birth of vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer  

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

1741  On this day in history birth of andre-Ernest-Modeste Gretry, composer  

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

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

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

1795  On February - 08 birth of friedlieb F Runge, German chemist (Chinoline)  

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

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  On this day in history birth of benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, English sculptor and naturalist (d. 1889)  

1810  Norbert Burgmuller, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  Richard Stoddert Ewell, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1872 was born on February - 08.  

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  On this day in history 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  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  On this day in history birth of kate O'Flaherty Chopin, novelist  

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

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1124  On this day in history 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 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  On this day in history alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies  

1529  On this day in history death of baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478)