Historical Events Happened In February - 08
Saturday, 22 November 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 William Tecumseh Sherman, Major General (Union Army), died in 1891 on this day in history.
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 February - 08.
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 First Vice President chosen by the Senate, Richard Johnson (Van Buren administration) on this day in history.
1837 1st VP chosen by Senate, Richard Johnson (Van Buren admin) on this day in history.
1839 On February - 08 aroostook, New Brunswick American and Canadian loggers clash in Aroostook lumber war over undefined boundary with Maine
1849 New Roman Republic established on February - 08.
1849 On February - 08 france Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48
1851 Kate O'Flaherty Chopin, novelist on this day in history.
1852 Nikolai Garin [Michailovski], Russ author (Tjoma Kartashov) [NS=2/20] on February - 08.
1855 The Devil's Footprints mysteriously appear in southern Devon on February - 08.
1859 John H Been, town's archivist of Brielle (Baasje & Witkop) on February - 08.
1861 Confederate States of America organizes in Montgomery AL on this day in history.
1861 On February - 08 confederate States of America organizes in Montgomery, Ala
1862 Battle of Roanoke Island NC, Federals gain control of Pamlico Sound on February - 08.
1863 On February - 08 nathan Hale, American journalist and author, dies.
1865 On February - 08 the First black major in US army, Martin Robinson Delany
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 David F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66 on February - 08.
1876 On this day in history paula Modersohn-Becker, German "entartet" painter
1878 Martin Buber, German/Israeli philosopher/theologist (Ich und Du) on February - 08.
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 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 this day in history.
1882 George Siegmann, actor (Birth of Nation, Queen of Sheba, Oliver Twist) on February - 08.