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Historical Events In February - 08

Saturday, 16 February 2019

0412  St Proclus, patriarch of Constantinople on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0421  Flavius Constantine becomes emperor Constantine III of West Roman empire on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0421  Flavius Constantine becomes emperor Constantine III of West Roman emp on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1291  On this day in history afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1303  Nanshu, Zen teacher (Rinzai line)/founder (Zounan temple), dies on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1526  Heavy storm strikes Dutch coast, many die on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1575  University of Leiden Netherlands opens on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1575  On this day in history university Leiden founded, and given the motto "Praesidium Libertatis"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1577  Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1586  On this day in history jacob Praetorius, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  Mary, Queen of Scots looses her head on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  On February - 08 mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [NS=Feb 18]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1599  Robert Rollock, Scottish educator on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1600  Vatican convicts scholar Giordano Bruno to death on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1601  Earl Robert Devereux of Essex armies draws into London on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1604  Pierre de Gua de Monts c1558-1628 forms de Monts Trading Company with Champlain and Gravé du Pont; Canada's first chartered company on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1611  Jan H Van Linschoten, traveller/writer (Reys-Gheschrift), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1612  On February - 08 samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1622  On February - 08 king James I disbands the English parliament  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1631  Charles I grants Cape Breton Island to Robert Gordon of Lochinvar and son Robert on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1631  On this day in history king Louis XIII 1601-1643 names Charles de La Tour Governor and Lieutenant-General of New France and Acadia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1650  John Adriaensz, hydraulic engineer (Haarlemmermeer), dies at about 74 on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1672  Isaac Newton reads first optics paper before Royal Society in London on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1672  On this day in history isaac Newton reads 1st optics paper before Royal Society in London  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1676  Aleksei M Romanov, 1st Romanov-czar of Russia, dies at 46 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1686  On February - 08 francois Tak, Dutch diplomat on Java, murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1690  On February - 08 french &Indian troops set Schenectady settlement New York on fire  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1690  Lord Halifax resigns as Lord Privy Seal on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1690  On February - 08 louis de Buade et de Palluau, Comte de Frontenac 1622-1698 organizes attack by Mohawk natives and French troops against Schenectady; 60 people killed, 30 captured  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1690  On this day in history french & Indian troops set Schenectady settlement NY on fire  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1691  Carlo Rainaldi, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1191  On this day in history birth of yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246)  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  Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550) was born on February - 08.  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  On February - 08 birth of jacob Praetorius, composer  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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Famous Deaths In February - 08

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1124  Stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1245  On February - 08 johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1265  On this day in history 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 February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1513  On this day in history alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies  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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