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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

Friday, 26 May 2017

1191  Yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246) was born on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history birth of robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)  

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

1708  Vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer was born on this day in history.  

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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  On February - 08 birth of joseph Leopold von Eybler, Austrian composer  

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

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

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

1807  On this day in history birth of franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman  

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

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 this day in history.  

1813  Jacob G Agarah, Swedish algologist was born on February - 08.  

1817  On this day in history birth of richard Stoddert Ewell, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1872  

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 February - 08.  

1820  On February - 08 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  Barnard Elliot Bee, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1861 was born on February - 08.  

1828  On February - 08 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 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  On February - 08 birth of nikolai Garin [Michailovski], Russ author (Tjoma Kartashov) [NS=2/20]  

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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 this day in history death of robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216)  

1265  Death of Hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217) on this day in history.  

1296  On this day in history death of king Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257)  

1303  On February - 08 nanshu, Zen teacher (Rinzai line)/founder (Zounan temple), dies  

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

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

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