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Historical Events For February - 08

Monday, 11 December 2017

1819  John Ruskin, writer/critic/artist/Gothic Revivalist (Prerafaelite) on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1820  The birth of William Sherman, US general whom the 'Sherman Tank' was named after on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1820  On February - 08 william Tecumseh Sherman, Major General (Union Army), died in 1891  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1821  Paul Anton Wineberger, composer, dies at 62 on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1822  Maxime Du Camp, France, writer/traveler (Les Buveurs de Cendres) on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1824  On this day in history barnard Elliot Bee, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1861  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1824  Rhijnvis Feith, Dutch mayor/writer (Zwolle, Julia), dies at 71 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1828  Jules Verne the father of science fiction was born on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1828  On February - 08 the birth of Jules Verne, French author  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1828  Antonio Cagnoni, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1837  1st VP chosen by Senate, Richard Johnson (Van Buren admin) on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1839  Aroostook, New Brunswick American and Canadian loggers clash in Aroostook lumber war over undefined boundary with Maine on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1849  On this day in history new Roman Republic established.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1849  On February - 08 france Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1851  On February - 08 kate O'Flaherty Chopin, novelist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1852  Nikolai Garin [Michailovski], Russ author (Tjoma Kartashov) [NS=2/20] on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1855  On February - 08 the Devil's Footprints mysteriously appear in southern Devon.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1859  On this day in history john H Been, town's archivist of Brielle (Baasje & Witkop)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  On this day in history confederate States of America organizes in Montgomery AL  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  On February - 08 confederate States of America organizes in Montgomery, Ala  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1862  On February - 08 battle of Roanoke Island NC, Federals gain control of Pamlico Sound  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1863  Nathan Hale, American journalist and author, dies on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1865  On February - 08 the First black major in US army, Martin Robinson Delany  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1867  On this day in history the Ausgleich results in the establishment of the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1874  David F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1876  On February - 08 paula Modersohn-Becker, German "entartet" painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1878  On February - 08 martin Buber, German/Israeli philosopher/theologist (Ich und Du)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1878  On this day in history elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1879  On February - 08 sandford Fleming first proposes adoption of Universal Standard Time at a meeting of the Royal Canadian Institute.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1880  Franz Marc, German painter (Blaue Reiter) on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1191  On this day in history birth of yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1291  On this day in history birth of afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1487  On February - 08 birth of ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1552  Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630) was born on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1586  Jacob Praetorius, composer was born on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1612  On February - 08 birth of samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1649  Gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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 Send On Whatsapp

1245  Johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1250  Death of Robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1265  Death of Hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217) on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1296  Death of King Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257) on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1303  On this day in history nanshu, Zen teacher (Rinzai line)/founder (Zounan temple), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1513  On this day in history alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1529  On this day in history death of baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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