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Historical Events For February - 08

Saturday, 17 February 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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1837  On February - 08 first Vice President chosen by the Senate, Richard Johnson (Van Buren administration)  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  On this day in history aroostook, New Brunswick American and Canadian loggers clash in Aroostook lumber war over undefined boundary with Maine  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1851  Kate O'Flaherty Chopin, novelist on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1861  On this day in history 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 this day in history the First black major in US army, Martin Robinson Delany  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  The Ausgleich results in the establishment of the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1874  On February - 08 david F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1878  On February - 08 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  Sandford Fleming first proposes adoption of Universal Standard Time at a meeting of the Royal Canadian Institute on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1880  Franz Marc, German painter (Blaue Reiter) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1882  George Siegmann, actor (Birth of Nation, Queen of Sheba, Oliver Twist) on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1191  On February - 08 birth of yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1291  On February - 08 birth of afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1487  Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550) was born on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1552  On this day in history 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 February - 08.  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 February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1245  Johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies on February - 08.  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  On February - 08 death of hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1296  On this day in history death of king Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257)  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 February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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