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Historical Events In February - 08

Thursday, 21 June 2018

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

1820  The birth of William Sherman, US general whom the 'Sherman Tank' was named after on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1821  Paul Anton Wineberger, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1824  On February - 08 rhijnvis Feith, Dutch mayor/writer (Zwolle, Julia), dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1828  Jules Verne the father of science fiction was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1828  Antonio Cagnoni, composer on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1837  First Vice President chosen by the Senate, Richard Johnson (Van Buren administration) on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1839  Aroostook, New Brunswick American and Canadian loggers clash in Aroostook lumber war over undefined boundary with Maine on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1849  On February - 08 new Roman Republic established.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1849  On this day in history france Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1851  Kate O'Flaherty Chopin, novelist on this day in history.  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 this day in history the Devil's Footprints mysteriously appear in southern Devon.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1861  Confederate States of America organizes in Montgomery, Ala on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1862  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1865  On this day in history 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  On this day in history david F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1876  Paula Modersohn-Becker, German "entartet" painter on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1878  Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1879  On this day in history sandford Fleming first proposes adoption of Universal Standard Time at a meeting of the Royal Canadian Institute.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1880  On this day in history franz Marc, German painter (Blaue Reiter)  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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1191  Yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246) was born on February - 08.  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  On February - 08 birth of agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1586  Jacob Praetorius, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1612  Samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized) was born on this day in history.  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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1124  Stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1250  On February - 08 death of robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216)  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1513  Alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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