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Historical Events Happened In February - 08

Thursday, 24 April 2014

1819  On this day in history john Ruskin, writer/critic/artist/Gothic Revivalist (Prerafaelite)  

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

1820  On this day in history william Tecumseh Sherman, Major General (Union Army), died in 1891  

1821  On this day in history paul Anton Wineberger, composer, dies at 62  

1822  Maxime Du Camp, France, writer/traveler (Les Buveurs de Cendres) on this day in history.  

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

1824  On this day in history rhijnvis Feith, Dutch mayor/writer (Zwolle, Julia), dies at 71  

1828  Jules Verne the father of science fiction was born on this day in history.  

1828  On this day in history the birth of Jules Verne, French author  

1828  On this day in history antonio Cagnoni, composer  

1837  On this day in history 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 this day in history aroostook, New Brunswick American and Canadian loggers clash in Aroostook lumber war over undefined boundary with Maine  

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  Nikolai Garin [Michailovski], Russ author (Tjoma Kartashov) [NS=2/20] on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history confederate States of America organizes in Montgomery AL  

1861  Confederate States of America organizes in Montgomery, Ala on this day in history.  

1862  On this day in history battle of Roanoke Island NC, Federals gain control of Pamlico Sound  

1863  On this day in history nathan Hale, American journalist and author, dies.  

1865  On this day in history the First black major in US army, Martin Robinson Delany  

1865  On this day in history 1st black major in US army, Martin Robinson Delany  

1867  The Ausgleich results in the establishment of the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary on this day in history.  

1874  On this day in history david F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66  

1876  Paula Modersohn-Becker, German "entartet" painter on this day in history.  

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

1878  Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1879  On this day in history 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  On this day in history george Siegmann, actor (Birth of Nation, Queen of Sheba, Oliver Twist)  

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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)  

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

1487  On this day in history birth of ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550)  

1552  On this day in history birth of agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630)  

1577  Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) was born on this day in history.  

1586  Jacob Praetorius, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1649  On this day in history birth of gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728)  

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.  

1245  On this day in history johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies  

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

1265  Death of Hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217) on this day in history.  

1296  Death of King Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257) on this day in history.  

1303  Nanshu, Zen teacher (Rinzai line)/founder (Zounan temple), dies on this day in history.  

1513  Alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies on this day in history.  

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