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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

Sunday, 02 August 2015

1191  On February - 08 birth of yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246)  

1291  On February - 08 birth of afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57)  

1487  Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550) was born on February - 08.  

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 February - 08 birth of jacob Praetorius, composer  

1612  On this day in history birth of samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized)  

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

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 February - 08.  

1792  Caroline Augusta of Bavaria, queen of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1873) was born on February - 08.  

1795  On this day in history birth of friedlieb F Runge, German chemist (Chinoline)  

1795  On this day in history birth of moritz G [Moses] Saphir, Hungarian journalist/serial writer  

1804  Richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (d. 1834) was born on February - 08.  

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

1807  On February - 08 birth of benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, English sculptor and naturalist (d. 1889)  

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

1811  Edwin Denison Morgan, Sect of War (Confederacy), died in 1883 was born on February - 08.  

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 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  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 February - 08.  

1828  Antonio Cagnoni, composer was born on this day in history.  

1828  Jules Verne, France, pioneered sci-fi (From the Earth to the Moon) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1852  Nikolai Garin [Michailovski], Russ author (Tjoma Kartashov) [NS=2/20] was born on this day in history.  

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1124  Stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies on February - 08.  

1245  On February - 08 johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies  

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

1265  On this day in history death of hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217)  

1296  Death of King Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257) on this day in history.  

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)  

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