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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

Monday, 13 April 2015

1191  Yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246) was born on February - 08.  

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 this day in history birth of agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630)  

1577  Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1720  Emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1750) was born on this day in history.  

1741  Andre-Ernest-Modeste Gretry, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1807  Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman was born on February - 08.  

1807  Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, English sculptor and naturalist (d. 1889) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1813  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1819  John Ruskin, writer/critic/artist/Gothic Revivalist (Prerafaelite) was born on February - 08.  

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

1822  Maxime Du Camp, France, writer/traveler (Les Buveurs de Cendres) was born on this day in history.  

1824  On February - 08 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 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  Kate O'Flaherty Chopin, novelist was born on February - 08.  

1852  On February - 08 birth of nikolai Garin [Michailovski], Russ author (Tjoma Kartashov) [NS=2/20]  

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1124  On February - 08 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  On this day in history death of robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216)  

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  On February - 08 nanshu, Zen teacher (Rinzai line)/founder (Zounan temple), dies  

1513  On February - 08 alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies  

1529  Death of Baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478) on this day in history.