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Famous Deaths In February - 08

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1124  Stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies on this day in history.  

1245  On this day in history 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  On this day in history death of king Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257)  

1303  On February - 08 nanshu, Zen teacher (Rinzai line)/founder (Zounan temple), dies  

1513  Alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies on this day in history.  

1529  On this day in history death of baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478)  

1587  On this day in history death of mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [NS=Feb 18]  

1599  On February - 08 death of robert Rollock, Scottish educator  

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  On February - 08 john Adriaensz, hydraulic engineer (Haarlemmermeer), dies at about 74  

1676  On this day in history aleksei M Romanov, 1st Romanov-czar of Russia, dies at 46  

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

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

1709  On February - 08 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 February - 08 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  On February - 08 death of aaron Hill, English writer (b. 1685)  

1768  On this day in history death of george Dance the Elder, English architect (b. 1695)  

1771  Augusta von Saxen-Gotha, German prince Frederick Louis of Wales, dies on February - 08.  

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  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  France Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48 on this day in history.  

1856  Death of Agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773) on this day in history.  

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  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 February - 08.  

1909  Edouard Silas, composer, dies at 80 on February - 08.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

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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  Jacob Praetorius, composer was born on this day in history.  

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)