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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

Saturday, 06 February 2016

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  On this day in history 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  On February - 08 birth of robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)  

1586  On this day in history birth of jacob Praetorius, composer  

1612  Samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized) was born on this day in history.  

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

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  On February - 08 birth of emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1750)  

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  On this day in history 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 February - 08.  

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

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

1810  Norbert Burgmuller, composer was born on February - 08.  

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

1813  On this day in history birth of jacob G Agarah, Swedish algologist  

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  On this day in history birth of john Ruskin, writer/critic/artist/Gothic Revivalist (Prerafaelite)  

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  Antonio Cagnoni, composer was born on February - 08.  

1828  Jules Verne, France, pioneered sci-fi (From the Earth to the Moon) was born on February - 08.  

1847  On February - 08 birth of hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902)  

1851  On February - 08 birth of kate O'Flaherty Chopin, novelist  

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

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Famous Deaths In February - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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 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 February - 08 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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