Famous Deaths In February - 08
Friday, 29 May 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 On February - 08 death of robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216)
1265 On February - 08 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 Alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies on this day in history.
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 February - 08.
1599 On this day in history death of robert Rollock, Scottish educator
1611 Jan H Van Linschoten, traveller/writer (Reys-Gheschrift), dies on this day in history.
1623 On February - 08 death of thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, English politician (b. 1546)
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 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 Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87 on February - 08.
1749 On February - 08 jan van Huysum, Dutch still life painter, dies at 66
1750 On this day in history death of aaron Hill, English writer (b. 1685)
1768 Death of George Dance the Elder, English architect (b. 1695) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history johann Chrysostomus Drexel, composer, dies at 43
1821 On February - 08 paul Anton Wineberger, composer, dies at 62
1824 Rhijnvis Feith, Dutch mayor/writer (Zwolle, Julia), dies at 71 on February - 08.
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 David F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66 on February - 08.
1878 On February - 08 elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83
1884 Arnold Henry Guyot, Swiss/US geologist/meteorologist, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1907 On February - 08 hendrik W Bakhuis Roozeboom, chemist (fasenleer), dies at 52
1909 On this day in history edouard Silas, composer, dies at 80