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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

Friday, 26 August 2016

1191  Yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246) was born on February - 08.  

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  On February - 08 birth of agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630)  

1577  On this day in history birth of robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)  

1586  Jacob Praetorius, composer was born on this day in history.  

1612  On February - 08 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  Vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer was born on February - 08.  

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1720  Emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1750) was born on this day in history.  

1741  On this day in history birth of andre-Ernest-Modeste Gretry, composer  

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

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

1792  On February - 08 birth of caroline Augusta of Bavaria, queen of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1873)  

1795  Friedlieb F Runge, German chemist (Chinoline) was born on February - 08.  

1795  Moritz G [Moses] Saphir, Hungarian journalist/serial writer was born on this day in history.  

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  On February - 08 birth of norbert Burgmuller, composer  

1811  On this day in history birth of edwin Denison Morgan, Sect of War (Confederacy), died in 1883  

1813  Jacob G Agarah, Swedish algologist was born on this day in history.  

1817  On February - 08 birth of richard Stoddert Ewell, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1872  

1818  On February - 08 birth of austin Blair, Gov/MC (Union), died in 1894  

1819  On February - 08 birth of john Ruskin, writer/critic/artist/Gothic Revivalist (Prerafaelite)  

1820  William Tecumseh Sherman, Major General (Union Army), died in 1891 was born on February - 08.  

1822  On February - 08 birth of maxime Du Camp, France, writer/traveler (Les Buveurs de Cendres)  

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 this day in history.  

1847  Hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902) was born on this day in history.  

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

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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 February - 08 death of king Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257)  

1303  Nanshu, Zen teacher (Rinzai line)/founder (Zounan temple), dies on February - 08.  

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

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

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