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Historical Events In February - 08

Monday, 24 June 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 February - 08.  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  On February - 08 stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1291  Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57) on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1526  Heavy storm strikes Dutch coast, many die on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1575  On February - 08 university of Leiden Netherlands opens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1587  Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [NS=Feb 18] on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1599  On February - 08 robert Rollock, Scottish educator  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1604  On February - 08 pierre de Gua de Monts c1558-1628 forms de Monts Trading Company with Champlain and Gravé du Pont; Canada's first chartered company  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  Samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1622  On this day in history 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  King Louis XIII 1601-1643 names Charles de La Tour Governor and Lieutenant-General of New France and Acadia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1650  On this day in history john Adriaensz, hydraulic engineer (Haarlemmermeer), dies at about 74  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1672  Isaac Newton reads first optics paper before Royal Society in London on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1672  On February - 08 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 February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1686  On this day in history francois Tak, Dutch diplomat on Java, murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1690  French &Indian troops set Schenectady settlement New York on fire on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1690  On February - 08 lord Halifax resigns as Lord Privy Seal  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 February - 08 french & Indian troops set Schenectady settlement NY on fire  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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1191  Yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1291  Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57) was born on this day in history.  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  On February - 08 birth of robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)  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 February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In February - 08

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1124  On this day in history stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies  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 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 this day in history.  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  On February - 08 nanshu, Zen teacher (Rinzai line)/founder (Zounan temple), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1513  On February - 08 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 February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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