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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

Sunday, 26 February 2017

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

1291  Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1586  On February - 08 birth of jacob Praetorius, composer  

1612  Samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized) was born on February - 08.  

1649  Gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728) was born on February - 08.  

1685  On February - 08 birth of charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (d. 1770)  

1708  Vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer was born on February - 08.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1804  On February - 08 birth of richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (d. 1834)  

1807  Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman was born on this day in history.  

1807  Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, English sculptor and naturalist (d. 1889) was born on February - 08.  

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

1811  On this day in history birth of edwin Denison Morgan, Sect of War (Confederacy), died in 1883  

1813  On this day in history 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  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 February - 08.  

1822  Maxime Du Camp, France, writer/traveler (Les Buveurs de Cendres) was born on February - 08.  

1824  On this day in history birth of barnard Elliot Bee, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1861  

1828  Antonio Cagnoni, composer was born on February - 08.  

1828  On this day in history birth of jules Verne, France, pioneered sci-fi (From the Earth to the Moon)  

1847  Hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902) was born on February - 08.  

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

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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 this day in history.  

1265  On February - 08 death of hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217)  

1296  On February - 08 death of king Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257)  

1303  On this day in history nanshu, Zen teacher (Rinzai line)/founder (Zounan temple), dies  

1513  On this day in history alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies  

1529  On February - 08 death of baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478)  

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