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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

Friday, 24 October 2014

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  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 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 February - 08.  

1708  On this day in history birth of vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer  

1720  Emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1750) was born on February - 08.  

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 February - 08.  

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

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  On February - 08 birth of franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman  

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

1810  On this day in history birth of norbert Burgmuller, composer  

1811  Edwin Denison Morgan, Sect of War (Confederacy), died in 1883 was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1820  On this day in history birth of william Tecumseh Sherman, Major General (Union Army), died in 1891  

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  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 February - 08.  

1847  On February - 08 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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Famous Deaths In February - 08

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1124  On this day in history stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies  

1245  On February - 08 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  Death of Hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217) on February - 08.  

1296  Death of King Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257) on February - 08.  

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

1513  Alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies on this day in history.  

1529  On this day in history death of baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478)