Historical Events Happened In February - 08
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
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 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 this day in history jules Verne the father of science fiction was born
1828 On February - 08 the birth of Jules Verne, French author
1828 On this day in history antonio Cagnoni, composer
1837 On February - 08 first Vice President chosen by the Senate, Richard Johnson (Van Buren administration)
1837 On this day in history 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 February - 08 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 On this day in history the Devil's Footprints mysteriously appear in southern Devon.
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 this day in history 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 February - 08.
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 On this day in history david F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66
1876 On February - 08 paula Modersohn-Becker, German "entartet" painter
1878 Martin Buber, German/Israeli philosopher/theologist (Ich und Du) on February - 08.
1878 On this day in history elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83
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
1879 On February - 08 sandford Fleming first proposes adoption of Universal Standard Time at a meeting of the Royal Canadian Institute.
1880 Franz Marc, German painter (Blaue Reiter) on February - 08.
1882 George Siegmann, actor (Birth of Nation, Queen of Sheba, Oliver Twist) on February - 08.