Famous Deaths In February - 08
Friday, 19 December 2014
1124 Stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies on February - 08.
1245 On February - 08 johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies
1250 Death of Robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216) on February - 08.
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 February - 08 alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies
1529 Death of Baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478) on this day in history.
1587 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 Death of Francois Tak, Dutch diplomat on Java, murdered on February - 08.
1691 On this day in history 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 On this day in history clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87
1749 On this day in history jan van Huysum, Dutch still life painter, dies at 66
1750 On February - 08 death of aaron Hill, English writer (b. 1685)
1768 Death of George Dance the Elder, English architect (b. 1695) on February - 08.
1771 On February - 08 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 this day in history paul Anton Wineberger, composer, dies at 62
1824 Rhijnvis Feith, Dutch mayor/writer (Zwolle, Julia), dies at 71 on this day in history.
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 On February - 08 david F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66
1878 Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 on February - 08.
1884 On February - 08 arnold Henry Guyot, Swiss/US geologist/meteorologist, dies at 76
1907 On this day in history hendrik W Bakhuis Roozeboom, chemist (fasenleer), dies at 52
1909 On February - 08 edouard Silas, composer, dies at 80