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Famous Deaths In February - 08

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

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 this day in history death of robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216)  

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 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 February - 08.  

1599  On this day in history death of robert Rollock, Scottish educator  

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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 February - 08.  

1650  On this day in history 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  On February - 08 death of francois Tak, Dutch diplomat on Java, murdered  

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

1709  On this day in history 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 this day in history death of aaron Hill, English writer (b. 1685)  

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

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

1797  On this day in history johann Friedrich Doles, composer, dies at 81  

1801  On February - 08 johann Chrysostomus Drexel, composer, dies at 43  

1821  Paul Anton Wineberger, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

1849  On this day in history france Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48  

1856  Death of Agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773) on February - 08.  

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

1878  On this day in history elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  

1884  Arnold Henry Guyot, Swiss/US geologist/meteorologist, dies at 76 on February - 08.  

1907  Hendrik W Bakhuis Roozeboom, chemist (fasenleer), dies at 52 on February - 08.  

1909  On this day in history edouard Silas, composer, dies at 80  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1191  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1552  Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630) was born on this day in history.  

1577  On February - 08 birth of robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)  

1586  On this day in history birth of jacob Praetorius, composer  

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)  

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