Historical Events Happened In February - 08
Wednesday, 25 May 2016
1819 On this day in history john Ruskin, writer/critic/artist/Gothic Revivalist (Prerafaelite)
1820 On this day in history the birth of William Sherman, US general whom the 'Sherman Tank' was named after
1820 On February - 08 william Tecumseh Sherman, Major General (Union Army), died in 1891
1821 Paul Anton Wineberger, composer, dies at 62 on February - 08.
1822 Maxime Du Camp, France, writer/traveler (Les Buveurs de Cendres) on this day in history.
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 February - 08 antonio Cagnoni, composer
1837 On February - 08 first Vice President chosen by the Senate, Richard Johnson (Van Buren administration)
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 this day in history.
1849 New Roman Republic established on February - 08.
1849 France Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48 on February - 08.
1851 Kate O'Flaherty Chopin, novelist on this day in history.
1852 On February - 08 nikolai Garin [Michailovski], Russ author (Tjoma Kartashov) [NS=2/20]
1855 The Devil's Footprints mysteriously appear in southern Devon on February - 08.
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 On February - 08 confederate States of America organizes in Montgomery, Ala
1862 On February - 08 battle of Roanoke Island NC, Federals gain control of Pamlico Sound
1863 Nathan Hale, American journalist and author, dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history david F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66
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 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 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 February - 08.