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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

Sunday, 30 August 2015

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

1291  Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57) was born on February - 08.  

1487  Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550) was born on February - 08.  

1552  On February - 08 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  Jacob Praetorius, composer was born on February - 08.  

1612  Samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized) was born on February - 08.  

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.  

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

1741  Andre-Ernest-Modeste Gretry, composer was born on February - 08.  

1764  Joseph Leopold von Eybler, Austrian composer was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of friedlieb F Runge, German chemist (Chinoline)  

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

1804  On February - 08 birth of richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (d. 1834)  

1807  On February - 08 birth of franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman  

1807  Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, English sculptor and naturalist (d. 1889) was born on February - 08.  

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

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

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 February - 08.  

1818  Austin Blair, Gov/MC (Union), died in 1894 was born on this day in history.  

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

1820  On February - 08 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 February - 08.  

1828  Jules Verne, France, pioneered sci-fi (From the Earth to the Moon) was born on this day in history.  

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

1851  On this day in history birth of kate O'Flaherty Chopin, novelist  

1852  Nikolai Garin [Michailovski], Russ author (Tjoma Kartashov) [NS=2/20] was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In February - 08

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1124  Stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies on this day in history.  

1245  Johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies on this day in history.  

1250  Death of Robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216) on this day in history.  

1265  On February - 08 death of hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217)  

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

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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