Historical Events Happened In February - 08
Saturday, 28 November 2015
1819 On February - 08 john Ruskin, writer/critic/artist/Gothic Revivalist (Prerafaelite)
1820 The birth of William Sherman, US general whom the 'Sherman Tank' was named after on this day in history.
1820 On this day in history william Tecumseh Sherman, Major General (Union Army), died in 1891
1821 Paul Anton Wineberger, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1822 On February - 08 maxime Du Camp, France, writer/traveler (Les Buveurs de Cendres)
1824 On February - 08 barnard Elliot Bee, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1861
1824 On this day in history rhijnvis Feith, Dutch mayor/writer (Zwolle, Julia), dies at 71
1828 On February - 08 jules Verne the father of science fiction was born
1828 The birth of Jules Verne, French author on February - 08.
1828 Antonio Cagnoni, composer on this day in history.
1837 On February - 08 first Vice President chosen by the Senate, Richard Johnson (Van Buren administration)
1837 1st VP chosen by Senate, Richard Johnson (Van Buren admin) on this day in history.
1839 On this day in history aroostook, New Brunswick American and Canadian loggers clash in Aroostook lumber war over undefined boundary with Maine
1849 On this day in history new Roman Republic established.
1849 France Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48 on February - 08.
1851 On this day in history kate O'Flaherty Chopin, novelist
1852 Nikolai Garin [Michailovski], Russ author (Tjoma Kartashov) [NS=2/20] on this day in history.
1855 On February - 08 the Devil's Footprints mysteriously appear in southern Devon.
1859 On this day in history john H Been, town's archivist of Brielle (Baasje & Witkop)
1861 Confederate States of America organizes in Montgomery AL on this day in history.
1861 Confederate States of America organizes in Montgomery, Ala on February - 08.
1862 On February - 08 battle of Roanoke Island NC, Federals gain control of Pamlico Sound
1863 On February - 08 nathan Hale, American journalist and author, dies.
1865 The First black major in US army, Martin Robinson Delany on this day in history.
1865 On February - 08 1st black major in US army, Martin Robinson Delany
1867 On this day in history the Ausgleich results in the establishment of the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary.
1874 David F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1876 On this day in history paula Modersohn-Becker, German "entartet" painter
1878 On February - 08 martin Buber, German/Israeli philosopher/theologist (Ich und Du)
1878 On this day in history elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83
1879 Sanford Fleming first proposes adoption of Universal Standard Time, by dividing the world into 24 equal time zones, with standard time within each zone on February - 08.
1879 On this day in history sandford Fleming first proposes adoption of Universal Standard Time at a meeting of the Royal Canadian Institute.
1880 On February - 08 franz Marc, German painter (Blaue Reiter)
1882 On February - 08 george Siegmann, actor (Birth of Nation, Queen of Sheba, Oliver Twist)