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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

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

1291  On this day in history 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  Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) was born on this day in history.  

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

1612  On this day in history birth of samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized)  

1649  On this day in history birth of gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728)  

1685  Charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (d. 1770) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1792  On this day in history birth of caroline Augusta of Bavaria, queen of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1873)  

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

1795  On this day in history 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  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  On this day in history birth of norbert Burgmuller, composer  

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  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 this day in history.  

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  Barnard Elliot Bee, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1861 was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1852  On this day in history 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  Stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies on this day in history.  

1245  On this day in history johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies  

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