Historical Events Happened In February - 08
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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 Maxime Du Camp, France, writer/traveler (Les Buveurs de Cendres) on February - 08.
1824 On February - 08 barnard Elliot Bee, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1861
1824 Rhijnvis Feith, Dutch mayor/writer (Zwolle, Julia), dies at 71 on February - 08.
1828 Jules Verne the father of science fiction was born on this day in history.
1828 The birth of Jules Verne, French author on this day in history.
1828 On this day in history antonio Cagnoni, composer
1837 First Vice President chosen by the Senate, Richard Johnson (Van Buren administration) on February - 08.
1837 On February - 08 1st VP chosen by Senate, Richard Johnson (Van Buren admin)
1839 On February - 08 aroostook, New Brunswick American and Canadian loggers clash in Aroostook lumber war over undefined boundary with Maine
1849 On February - 08 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 February - 08.
1855 On February - 08 the Devil's Footprints mysteriously appear in southern Devon.
1859 On February - 08 john H Been, town's archivist of Brielle (Baasje & Witkop)
1861 On February - 08 confederate States of America organizes in Montgomery AL
1861 Confederate States of America organizes in Montgomery, Ala on February - 08.
1862 Battle of Roanoke Island NC, Federals gain control of Pamlico Sound on February - 08.
1863 Nathan Hale, American journalist and author, dies on February - 08.
1865 The First black major in US army, Martin Robinson Delany on this day in history.
1865 On this day in history 1st black major in US army, Martin Robinson Delany
1867 The Ausgleich results in the establishment of the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary on this day in history.
1874 On February - 08 david F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66
1876 Paula Modersohn-Becker, German "entartet" painter on February - 08.
1878 On February - 08 martin Buber, German/Israeli philosopher/theologist (Ich und Du)
1878 On February - 08 elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83
1879 On this day in history sanford Fleming first proposes adoption of Universal Standard Time, by dividing the world into 24 equal time zones, with standard time within each zone
1879 On this day in history sandford Fleming first proposes adoption of Universal Standard Time at a meeting of the Royal Canadian Institute.
1880 Franz Marc, German painter (Blaue Reiter) on this day in history.
1882 George Siegmann, actor (Birth of Nation, Queen of Sheba, Oliver Twist) on February - 08.