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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

Monday, 24 November 2014

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

1291  On this day in history birth of afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57)  

1487  On February - 08 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 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 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  On February - 08 birth of vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer  

1720  On this day in history birth of emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1750)  

1741  On February - 08 birth of andre-Ernest-Modeste Gretry, composer  

1764  On this day in history birth of joseph Leopold von Eybler, Austrian composer  

1789  On February - 08 birth of ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer  

1792  Caroline Augusta of Bavaria, queen of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1873) was born on this day in history.  

1795  Friedlieb F Runge, German chemist (Chinoline) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1807  On this day in history birth of benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, English sculptor and naturalist (d. 1889)  

1810  On February - 08 birth of norbert Burgmuller, composer  

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

1820  William Tecumseh Sherman, Major General (Union Army), died in 1891 was born on this day in history.  

1822  On this day in history birth of maxime Du Camp, France, writer/traveler (Les Buveurs de Cendres)  

1824  On this day in history 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 February - 08 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

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

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

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  Alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies on this day in history.  

1529  Death of Baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478) on February - 08.