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Historical Events For February - 08

Friday, 20 January 2017

1819  On this day in history john Ruskin, writer/critic/artist/Gothic Revivalist (Prerafaelite)  Click To Search About This In Google

1820  On this day in history the birth of William Sherman, US general whom the 'Sherman Tank' was named after  Click To Search About This In Google

1820  William Tecumseh Sherman, Major General (Union Army), died in 1891 on February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1821  On this day in history paul Anton Wineberger, composer, dies at 62  Click To Search About This In Google

1822  On February - 08 maxime Du Camp, France, writer/traveler (Les Buveurs de Cendres)  Click To Search About This In Google

1824  On this day in history barnard Elliot Bee, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1861  Click To Search About This In Google

1824  Rhijnvis Feith, Dutch mayor/writer (Zwolle, Julia), dies at 71 on February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1828  Jules Verne the father of science fiction was born on February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1828  On this day in history the birth of Jules Verne, French author  Click To Search About This In Google

1828  On February - 08 antonio Cagnoni, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

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1837  First Vice President chosen by the Senate, Richard Johnson (Van Buren administration) on February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1837  1st VP chosen by Senate, Richard Johnson (Van Buren admin) on February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1839  On February - 08 aroostook, New Brunswick American and Canadian loggers clash in Aroostook lumber war over undefined boundary with Maine  Click To Search About This In Google

1849  New Roman Republic established on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1849  France Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48 on February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1851  Kate O'Flaherty Chopin, novelist on February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1852  On February - 08 nikolai Garin [Michailovski], Russ author (Tjoma Kartashov) [NS=2/20]  Click To Search About This In Google

1855  On February - 08 the Devil's Footprints mysteriously appear in southern Devon.  Click To Search About This In Google

1859  John H Been, town's archivist of Brielle (Baasje & Witkop) on February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1861  On February - 08 confederate States of America organizes in Montgomery AL  Click To Search About This In Google

1861  On this day in history confederate States of America organizes in Montgomery, Ala  Click To Search About This In Google

1862  On this day in history battle of Roanoke Island NC, Federals gain control of Pamlico Sound  Click To Search About This In Google

1863  Nathan Hale, American journalist and author, dies on February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1865  The First black major in US army, Martin Robinson Delany on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1865  On February - 08 1st black major in US army, Martin Robinson Delany  Click To Search About This In Google

1867  On this day in history the Ausgleich results in the establishment of the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary.  Click To Search About This In Google

1874  David F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1876  Paula Modersohn-Becker, German "entartet" painter on February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1878  Martin Buber, German/Israeli philosopher/theologist (Ich und Du) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1878  On this day in history elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  Click To Search About This In Google

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

1879  On February - 08 sandford Fleming first proposes adoption of Universal Standard Time at a meeting of the Royal Canadian Institute.  Click To Search About This In Google

1880  On this day in history franz Marc, German painter (Blaue Reiter)  Click To Search About This In Google

1882  On this day in history george Siegmann, actor (Birth of Nation, Queen of Sheba, Oliver Twist)  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 February - 08 birth of yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246)  Click To Search About This In Google

1291  Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57) was born on February - 08.  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  Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630) was born on February - 08.  Click To Search About This In Google

1577  On February - 08 birth of robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)  Click To Search About This In Google

1586  On this day in history birth of jacob Praetorius, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1612  On February - 08 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 this day in history 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  Death of Hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1296  Death of King Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257) on this day in history.  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  On this day in history death of baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478)  Click To Search About This In Google

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