Historical Events Happened In February - 08
Monday, 27 June 2016
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 February - 08.
1820 William Tecumseh Sherman, Major General (Union Army), died in 1891 on this day in history.
1821 On February - 08 paul Anton Wineberger, composer, dies at 62
1822 On February - 08 maxime Du Camp, France, writer/traveler (Les Buveurs de Cendres)
1824 Barnard Elliot Bee, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1861 on February - 08.
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 On February - 08 the birth of Jules Verne, French author
1828 Antonio Cagnoni, composer on this day in history.
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 Aroostook, New Brunswick American and Canadian loggers clash in Aroostook lumber war over undefined boundary with Maine on February - 08.
1849 On this day in history new Roman Republic established.
1849 On this day in history france Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48
1851 On this day in history kate O'Flaherty Chopin, novelist
1852 On this day in history nikolai Garin [Michailovski], Russ author (Tjoma Kartashov) [NS=2/20]
1855 The Devil's Footprints mysteriously appear in southern Devon on this day in history.
1859 John H Been, town's archivist of Brielle (Baasje & Witkop) on this day in history.
1861 Confederate States of America organizes in Montgomery AL on February - 08.
1861 Confederate States of America organizes in Montgomery, Ala on this day in history.
1862 Battle of Roanoke Island NC, Federals gain control of Pamlico Sound on this day in history.
1863 On February - 08 nathan Hale, American journalist and author, dies.
1865 The First black major in US army, Martin Robinson Delany on February - 08.
1865 On February - 08 1st black major in US army, Martin Robinson Delany
1867 The Ausgleich results in the establishment of the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary on February - 08.
1874 On February - 08 david F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66
1876 On February - 08 paula Modersohn-Becker, German "entartet" painter
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 February - 08 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 Sandford Fleming first proposes adoption of Universal Standard Time at a meeting of the Royal Canadian Institute on this day in history.
1880 On February - 08 franz Marc, German painter (Blaue Reiter)
1882 George Siegmann, actor (Birth of Nation, Queen of Sheba, Oliver Twist) on this day in history.