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Historical Events Happened In February - 08

Thursday, 28 July 2016

0412  On this day in history st Proclus, patriarch of Constantinople  

0421  On this day in history flavius Constantine becomes emperor Constantine III of West Roman empire  

0421  Flavius Constantine becomes emperor Constantine III of West Roman emp on February - 08.  

1124  On February - 08 stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies  

1245  Johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies on February - 08.  

1291  Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57) on this day in history.  

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

1513  Alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies on February - 08.  

1526  On this day in history heavy storm strikes Dutch coast, many die  

1575  On February - 08 university of Leiden Netherlands opens  

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1575  University Leiden founded, and given the motto "Praesidium Libertatis" on this day in history.  

1577  On this day in history robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)  

1586  On this day in history jacob Praetorius, composer  

1587  On February - 08 mary, Queen of Scots looses her head  

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

1599  Robert Rollock, Scottish educator on February - 08.  

1600  On February - 08 vatican convicts scholar Giordano Bruno to death  

1601  On this day in history earl Robert Devereux of Essex armies draws into London  

1604  On this day in history pierre de Gua de Monts c1558-1628 forms de Monts Trading Company with Champlain and Gravé du Pont; Canada's first chartered company  

1611  On February - 08 jan H Van Linschoten, traveller/writer (Reys-Gheschrift), dies  

1612  Samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized) on February - 08.  

1622  On this day in history king James I disbands the English parliament  

1631  Charles I grants Cape Breton Island to Robert Gordon of Lochinvar and son Robert on this day in history.  

1631  On this day in history king Louis XIII 1601-1643 names Charles de La Tour Governor and Lieutenant-General of New France and Acadia  

1650  John Adriaensz, hydraulic engineer (Haarlemmermeer), dies at about 74 on this day in history.  

1672  Isaac Newton reads first optics paper before Royal Society in London on February - 08.  

1672  Isaac Newton reads 1st optics paper before Royal Society in London on this day in history.  

1676  Aleksei M Romanov, 1st Romanov-czar of Russia, dies at 46 on February - 08.  

1686  On this day in history francois Tak, Dutch diplomat on Java, murdered  

1690  On this day in history french &Indian troops set Schenectady settlement New York on fire  

1690  On February - 08 lord Halifax resigns as Lord Privy Seal  

1690  On February - 08 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  

1690  French & Indian troops set Schenectady settlement NY on fire on February - 08.  

1691  On this day in history carlo Rainaldi, composer, dies at 79  

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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  On this day in history birth of afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57)  

1487  Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550) was born on February - 08.  

1552  Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630) was born on this day in history.  

1577  On this day in history birth of robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)  

1586  On this day in history birth of jacob Praetorius, composer  

1612  Samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized) was born on February - 08.  

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

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Famous Deaths In February - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1124  On this day in history stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies  

1245  Johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies on February - 08.  

1250  On February - 08 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 February - 08.  

1303  On this day in history nanshu, Zen teacher (Rinzai line)/founder (Zounan temple), dies  

1513  On February - 08 alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies  

1529  On February - 08 death of baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478)  

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