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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

Tuesday, 31 May 2016

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

1291  On February - 08 birth of afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57)  

1487  Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550) was born on this day in history.  

1552  On February - 08 birth of agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630)  

1577  Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) was born on this day in history.  

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

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  On February - 08 birth of charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (d. 1770)  

1708  Vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1741  Andre-Ernest-Modeste Gretry, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1810  Norbert Burgmuller, composer was born on this day in history.  

1811  On February - 08 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  On February - 08 birth of austin Blair, Gov/MC (Union), died in 1894  

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 February - 08.  

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

1824  Barnard Elliot Bee, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1861 was born on February - 08.  

1828  On this day in history birth of antonio Cagnoni, composer  

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  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

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1124  On February - 08 stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies  

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

1250  On February - 08 death of robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216)  

1265  Death of Hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217) on February - 08.  

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 February - 08.  

1529  Death of Baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478) on this day in history.  

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