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Historical Events For February - 08

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

0421  Flavius Constantine becomes emperor Constantine III of West Roman empire on February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

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

1124  Stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies on this day in history.  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  On February - 08 afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57)  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 February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

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

1577  Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) on February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1586  Jacob Praetorius, composer on February - 08.  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  On this day in history robert Rollock, Scottish educator  Click To Search About This In Google

1600  Vatican convicts scholar Giordano Bruno to death on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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

1604  On February - 08 pierre de Gua de Monts c1558-1628 forms de Monts Trading Company with Champlain and Gravé du Pont; Canada's first chartered company  Click To Search About This In Google

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

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

1622  On February - 08 king James I disbands the English parliament  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  King Louis XIII 1601-1643 names Charles de La Tour Governor and Lieutenant-General of New France and Acadia on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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

1672  On this day in history isaac Newton reads first optics paper before Royal Society in London  Click To Search About This In Google

1672  On February - 08 isaac Newton reads 1st optics paper before Royal Society in London  Click To Search About This In Google

1676  Aleksei M Romanov, 1st Romanov-czar of Russia, dies at 46 on this day in history.  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  French &Indian troops set Schenectady settlement New York on fire on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1690  Lord Halifax resigns as Lord Privy Seal on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1690  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 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1690  French & Indian troops set Schenectady settlement NY on fire on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1691  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246)  Click To Search About This In Google

1291  On February - 08 birth of afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57)  Click To Search About This In Google

1487  On this day in history birth of ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550)  Click To Search About This In Google

1552  On this day in history birth of agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630)  Click To Search About This In Google

1577  On this day in history birth of robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)  Click To Search About This In Google

1586  On February - 08 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 February - 08 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 this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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

1250  Death of Robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1265  On this day in history death of hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217)  Click To Search About This In Google

1296  On this day in history death of king Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257)  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 February - 08 alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1529  Death of Baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478) on February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

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