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Famous Deaths In February - 08

Friday, 31 October 2014

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

1245  Johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies on February - 08.  

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

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

1296  On February - 08 death of king Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257)  

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  Death of Baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478) on February - 08.  

1587  On February - 08 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 February - 08.  

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

1691  On February - 08 carlo Rainaldi, composer, dies at 79  

1709  Giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50 on February - 08.  

1725  On this day in history peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia (1682-1725), dies at 52  

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

1749  Jan van Huysum, Dutch still life painter, dies at 66 on February - 08.  

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

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  On this day in history david F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66  

1878  On February - 08 elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  

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

1907  Hendrik W Bakhuis Roozeboom, chemist (fasenleer), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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  Yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1586  On February - 08 birth of jacob Praetorius, composer  

1612  On this day in history birth of samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized)  

1649  Gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728) was born on this day in history.