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Famous Deaths In February - 08

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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  Death of Hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217) on February - 08.  

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  Alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies on February - 08.  

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  Death of Robert Rollock, Scottish educator on February - 08.  

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  John Adriaensz, hydraulic engineer (Haarlemmermeer), dies at about 74 on this day in history.  

1676  Aleksei M Romanov, 1st Romanov-czar of Russia, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

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

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

1709  On this day in history giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50  

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

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

1749  On February - 08 jan van Huysum, Dutch still life painter, dies at 66  

1750  Death of Aaron Hill, English writer (b. 1685) on this day in history.  

1768  Death of George Dance the Elder, English architect (b. 1695) on this day in history.  

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

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

1801  Johann Chrysostomus Drexel, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

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

1824  On February - 08 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 this day in history.  

1874  David F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 February - 08.  

1291  Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57) was born on February - 08.  

1487  Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550) was born on this day in history.  

1552  On this day in history birth of agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630)  

1577  Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) was born on February - 08.  

1586  Jacob Praetorius, composer was born on February - 08.  

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

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