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Famous Deaths In February - 08

Monday, 29 June 2015

1124  On February - 08 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  On February - 08 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  Death of King Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257) on February - 08.  

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 February - 08 death of baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478)  

1587  Death of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [NS=Feb 18] on this day in history.  

1599  Death of Robert Rollock, Scottish educator on this day in history.  

1611  On this day in history jan H Van Linschoten, traveller/writer (Reys-Gheschrift), dies  

1623  Death of Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, English politician (b. 1546) on February - 08.  

1650  On February - 08 john Adriaensz, hydraulic engineer (Haarlemmermeer), dies at about 74  

1676  On February - 08 aleksei M Romanov, 1st Romanov-czar of Russia, dies at 46  

1686  On this day in history death of francois Tak, Dutch diplomat on Java, murdered  

1691  Carlo Rainaldi, composer, dies at 79 on February - 08.  

1709  Giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1725  Peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia (1682-1725), dies at 52 on February - 08.  

1740  On February - 08 clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87  

1749  On February - 08 jan van Huysum, Dutch still life painter, dies at 66  

1750  Death of Aaron Hill, English writer (b. 1685) on this day in history.  

1768  On February - 08 death of george Dance the Elder, English architect (b. 1695)  

1771  Augusta von Saxen-Gotha, German prince Frederick Louis of Wales, dies on this day in history.  

1797  Johann Friedrich Doles, composer, dies at 81 on February - 08.  

1801  Johann Chrysostomus Drexel, composer, dies at 43 on February - 08.  

1821  On this day in history paul Anton Wineberger, composer, dies at 62  

1824  On this day in history rhijnvis Feith, Dutch mayor/writer (Zwolle, Julia), dies at 71  

1849  France Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48 on this day in history.  

1856  On February - 08 death of agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773)  

1874  David F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66 on February - 08.  

1878  Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 on February - 08.  

1884  On this day in history arnold Henry Guyot, Swiss/US geologist/meteorologist, dies at 76  

1907  On February - 08 hendrik W Bakhuis Roozeboom, chemist (fasenleer), dies at 52  

1909  On February - 08 edouard Silas, composer, dies at 80  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1552  Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630) was born on February - 08.  

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  Samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized) was born on this day in history.  

1649  On February - 08 birth of gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728)