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Historical Events Happened In February - 08

Sunday, 21 December 2014

0412  St Proclus, patriarch of Constantinople on February - 08.  

0421  On February - 08 flavius Constantine becomes emperor Constantine III of West Roman empire  

0421  Flavius Constantine becomes emperor Constantine III of West Roman emp on this day in history.  

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

1245  On February - 08 johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies  

1291  On February - 08 afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57)  

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

1513  On this day in history alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies  

1526  On February - 08 heavy storm strikes Dutch coast, many die  

1575  University of Leiden Netherlands opens on February - 08.  

1575  On February - 08 university Leiden founded, and given the motto "Praesidium Libertatis"  

1577  Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) on this day in history.  

1586  Jacob Praetorius, composer on this day in history.  

1587  Mary, Queen of Scots looses her head on this day in history.  

1587  Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [NS=Feb 18] on February - 08.  

1599  Robert Rollock, Scottish educator on this day in history.  

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

1601  On February - 08 earl Robert Devereux of Essex armies draws into London  

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.  

1611  On this day in history jan H Van Linschoten, traveller/writer (Reys-Gheschrift), dies  

1612  On February - 08 samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized)  

1622  King James I disbands the English parliament on this day in history.  

1631  Charles I grants Cape Breton Island to Robert Gordon of Lochinvar and son Robert on February - 08.  

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.  

1650  John Adriaensz, hydraulic engineer (Haarlemmermeer), dies at about 74 on February - 08.  

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

1672  Isaac Newton reads 1st optics paper before Royal Society in London on February - 08.  

1676  On February - 08 aleksei M Romanov, 1st Romanov-czar of Russia, dies at 46  

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

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

1690  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1691  On February - 08 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  Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57) was born on February - 08.  

1487  On February - 08 birth of ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550)  

1552  On February - 08 birth of agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630)  

1577  Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) was born on this day in history.  

1586  On February - 08 birth of jacob Praetorius, composer  

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)  

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  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  Death of Hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217) on this day in history.  

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.