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Historical Events For February - 08

Saturday, 21 January 2017

0412  St Proclus, patriarch of Constantinople on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

0421  On this day in history flavius Constantine becomes emperor Constantine III of West Roman empire  Click To Search About This In Google

0421  On February - 08 flavius Constantine becomes emperor Constantine III of West Roman emp  Click To Search About This In Google

1124  On this day in history stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1245  Johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies on February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1291  Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57) on February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1303  On February - 08 nanshu, Zen teacher (Rinzai line)/founder (Zounan temple), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1513  On this day in history alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1526  Heavy storm strikes Dutch coast, many die on February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1575  On this day in history university of Leiden Netherlands opens  Click To Search About This In Google

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1575  University Leiden founded, and given the motto "Praesidium Libertatis" on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1577  Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1586  On February - 08 jacob Praetorius, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1587  Mary, Queen of Scots looses her head on February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1587  On February - 08 mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [NS=Feb 18]  Click To Search About This In Google

1599  Robert Rollock, Scottish educator on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1600  On this day in history vatican convicts scholar Giordano Bruno to death  Click To Search About This In Google

1601  Earl Robert Devereux of Essex armies draws into London on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1604  Pierre de Gua de Monts c1558-1628 forms de Monts Trading Company with Champlain and Gravé du Pont; Canada's first chartered company on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1611  Jan H Van Linschoten, traveller/writer (Reys-Gheschrift), dies on February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1612  On February - 08 samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized)  Click To Search About This In Google

1622  King James I disbands the English parliament on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1631  On February - 08 charles I grants Cape Breton Island to Robert Gordon of Lochinvar and son Robert  Click To Search About This In Google

1631  On February - 08 king Louis XIII 1601-1643 names Charles de La Tour Governor and Lieutenant-General of New France and Acadia  Click To Search About This In Google

1650  John Adriaensz, hydraulic engineer (Haarlemmermeer), dies at about 74 on February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1672  On February - 08 isaac Newton reads first optics paper before Royal Society in London  Click To Search About This In Google

1672  Isaac Newton reads 1st optics paper before Royal Society in London on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1676  On February - 08 aleksei M Romanov, 1st Romanov-czar of Russia, dies at 46  Click To Search About This In Google

1686  On this day in history francois Tak, Dutch diplomat on Java, murdered  Click To Search About This In Google

1690  On February - 08 french &Indian troops set Schenectady settlement New York on fire  Click To Search About This In Google

1690  On February - 08 lord Halifax resigns as Lord Privy Seal  Click To Search About This In Google

1690  On this day in history louis de Buade et de Palluau, Comte de Frontenac 1622-1698 organizes attack by Mohawk natives and French troops against Schenectady; 60 people killed, 30 captured  Click To Search About This In Google

1690  French & Indian troops set Schenectady settlement NY on fire on February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1691  On February - 08 carlo Rainaldi, composer, dies at 79  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1191  On February - 08 birth of yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246)  Click To Search About This In Google

1291  Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1487  On February - 08 birth of ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550)  Click To Search About This In Google

1552  Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630) was born on February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1577  Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1586  On this day in history birth of jacob Praetorius, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1612  On this day in history birth of samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized)  Click To Search About This In Google

1649  On this day in history birth of gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728)  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Deaths In February - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1124  Stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies on February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1245  Johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies on February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1250  On this day in history death of robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216)  Click To Search About This In Google

1265  On February - 08 death of hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217)  Click To Search About This In Google

1296  Death of King Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1303  On this day in history nanshu, Zen teacher (Rinzai line)/founder (Zounan temple), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1513  Alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1529  Death of Baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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