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Historical Events Happened In February - 08

Sunday, 25 January 2015

1819  John Ruskin, writer/critic/artist/Gothic Revivalist (Prerafaelite) on this day in history.  

1820  On this day in history the birth of William Sherman, US general whom the 'Sherman Tank' was named after  

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  Barnard Elliot Bee, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1861 on this day in history.  

1824  Rhijnvis Feith, Dutch mayor/writer (Zwolle, Julia), dies at 71 on February - 08.  

1828  On February - 08 jules Verne the father of science fiction was born  

1828  The birth of Jules Verne, French author on this day in history.  

1828  Antonio Cagnoni, composer on this day in history.  

1837  First Vice President chosen by the Senate, Richard Johnson (Van Buren administration) on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history france Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48  

1851  Kate O'Flaherty Chopin, novelist on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history john H Been, town's archivist of Brielle (Baasje & Witkop)  

1861  On February - 08 confederate States of America organizes in Montgomery AL  

1861  On February - 08 confederate States of America organizes in Montgomery, Ala  

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  On February - 08 the First black major in US army, Martin Robinson Delany  

1865  On February - 08 1st black major in US army, Martin Robinson Delany  

1867  On February - 08 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  Paula Modersohn-Becker, German "entartet" painter on February - 08.  

1878  On this day in history martin Buber, German/Israeli philosopher/theologist (Ich und Du)  

1878  On February - 08 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 February - 08 sandford Fleming first proposes adoption of Universal Standard Time at a meeting of the Royal Canadian Institute.  

1880  On this day in history franz Marc, German painter (Blaue Reiter)  

1882  George Siegmann, actor (Birth of Nation, Queen of Sheba, Oliver Twist) on this day in history.  

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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)  

1291  Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57) was born on this day in history.  

1487  Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550) was born on this day in history.  

1552  Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630) was born on this day in history.  

1577  On February - 08 birth of robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)  

1586  On February - 08 birth of jacob Praetorius, composer  

1612  Samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized) was born on this day in history.  

1649  Gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728) was born on February - 08.  

Famous Deaths In February - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1124  On February - 08 stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies  

1245  Johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies on February - 08.  

1250  On this day in history death of robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216)  

1265  On this day in history death of hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217)  

1296  On February - 08 death of king Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257)  

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

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.