Famous Deaths In February - 08
Wednesday, 04 August 2021
1124 On this day in history stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies
1245 Johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies on this day in history.
1250 On February - 08 death of robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216)
1265 On this day in history death of hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217)
1296 On this day in history death of king Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257)
1303 Nanshu, Zen teacher (Rinzai line)/founder (Zounan temple), dies on February - 08.
1513 Alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies on February - 08.
1529 On this day in history death of baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478)
1587 Death of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [NS=Feb 18] on February - 08.
1599 Death of Robert Rollock, Scottish educator on February - 08.
1611 On February - 08 jan H Van Linschoten, traveller/writer (Reys-Gheschrift), dies
1623 Death of Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, English politician (b. 1546) on February - 08.
1650 On this day in history john Adriaensz, hydraulic engineer (Haarlemmermeer), dies at about 74
1676 Aleksei M Romanov, 1st Romanov-czar of Russia, dies at 46 on February - 08.
1686 Death of Francois Tak, Dutch diplomat on Java, murdered on February - 08.
1691 On February - 08 carlo Rainaldi, composer, dies at 79
1709 On February - 08 giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50
1725 On February - 08 peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia (1682-1725), dies at 52
1740 On February - 08 clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87
1749 On February - 08 jan van Huysum, Dutch still life painter, dies at 66
1750 On this day in history death of aaron Hill, English writer (b. 1685)
1768 Death of George Dance the Elder, English architect (b. 1695) on this day in history.
1771 Augusta von Saxen-Gotha, German prince Frederick Louis of Wales, dies on this day in history.
1797 On February - 08 johann Friedrich Doles, composer, dies at 81
1801 Johann Chrysostomus Drexel, composer, dies at 43 on February - 08.
1821 On February - 08 paul Anton Wineberger, composer, dies at 62
1824 Rhijnvis Feith, Dutch mayor/writer (Zwolle, Julia), dies at 71 on February - 08.
1849 France Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48 on February - 08.
1856 On this day in history death of agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773)
1874 On this day in history david F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66
1878 Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 on this day in history.
1884 On this day in history arnold Henry Guyot, Swiss/US geologist/meteorologist, dies at 76
1907 On February - 08 hendrik W Bakhuis Roozeboom, chemist (fasenleer), dies at 52
1909 On February - 08 edouard Silas, composer, dies at 80