Famous Deaths In February - 08
Sunday, 26 April 2015
1124 On this day in history 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 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 February - 08.
1296 On this day in history death of king Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257)
1303 Nanshu, Zen teacher (Rinzai line)/founder (Zounan temple), dies on this day in history.
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 Death of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [NS=Feb 18] on this day in history.
1599 On February - 08 death of robert Rollock, Scottish educator
1611 Jan H Van Linschoten, traveller/writer (Reys-Gheschrift), dies on February - 08.
1623 Death of Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, English politician (b. 1546) on this day in history.
1650 On February - 08 john Adriaensz, hydraulic engineer (Haarlemmermeer), dies at about 74
1676 Aleksei M Romanov, 1st Romanov-czar of Russia, dies at 46 on February - 08.
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 Jan van Huysum, Dutch still life painter, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1750 On February - 08 death of aaron Hill, English writer (b. 1685)
1768 On February - 08 death of george Dance the Elder, English architect (b. 1695)
1771 On February - 08 augusta von Saxen-Gotha, German prince Frederick Louis of Wales, dies
1797 Johann Friedrich Doles, composer, dies at 81 on February - 08.
1801 Johann Chrysostomus Drexel, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.
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 On February - 08 france Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48
1856 Death of Agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773) on February - 08.
1874 David F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1878 On February - 08 elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83
1884 On February - 08 arnold Henry Guyot, Swiss/US geologist/meteorologist, dies at 76
1907 On February - 08 hendrik W Bakhuis Roozeboom, chemist (fasenleer), dies at 52
1909 Edouard Silas, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.