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Famous Deaths In February - 08

Friday, 19 December 2014

1124  Stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies on February - 08.  

1245  On February - 08 johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies  

1250  Death of Robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216) on February - 08.  

1265  On this day in history death of hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217)  

1296  Death of King Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257) on this day in history.  

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

1513  On February - 08 alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies  

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

1587  On this day in history death of mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [NS=Feb 18]  

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 this day in history.  

1650  John Adriaensz, hydraulic engineer (Haarlemmermeer), dies at about 74 on February - 08.  

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

1686  Death of Francois Tak, Dutch diplomat on Java, murdered on February - 08.  

1691  On this day in history carlo Rainaldi, composer, dies at 79  

1709  On February - 08 giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50  

1725  On February - 08 peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia (1682-1725), dies at 52  

1740  On this day in history clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87  

1749  On this day in history jan van Huysum, Dutch still life painter, dies at 66  

1750  On February - 08 death of aaron Hill, English writer (b. 1685)  

1768  Death of George Dance the Elder, English architect (b. 1695) on February - 08.  

1771  On February - 08 augusta von Saxen-Gotha, German prince Frederick Louis of Wales, dies  

1797  Johann Friedrich Doles, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1801  On this day in history johann Chrysostomus Drexel, composer, dies at 43  

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

1824  Rhijnvis Feith, Dutch mayor/writer (Zwolle, Julia), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1849  France Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48 on February - 08.  

1856  Death of Agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773) on this day in history.  

1874  On February - 08 david F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66  

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

1884  On February - 08 arnold Henry Guyot, Swiss/US geologist/meteorologist, dies at 76  

1907  On this day in history hendrik W Bakhuis Roozeboom, chemist (fasenleer), dies at 52  

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

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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1291  Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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