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Historical Events In February - 08

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

1820  The birth of William Sherman, US general whom the 'Sherman Tank' was named after on this day in history.  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  On this day in history paul Anton Wineberger, composer, dies at 62  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  On February - 08 barnard Elliot Bee, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1861  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1824  On this day in history rhijnvis Feith, Dutch mayor/writer (Zwolle, Julia), dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1828  On February - 08 jules Verne the father of science fiction was born  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1828  The birth of Jules Verne, French author on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1828  Antonio Cagnoni, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1837  On this day in history first Vice President chosen by the Senate, Richard Johnson (Van Buren administration)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1837  On this day in history 1st VP chosen by Senate, Richard Johnson (Van Buren admin)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1839  On February - 08 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 this day in history.  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 this day in history nikolai Garin [Michailovski], Russ author (Tjoma Kartashov) [NS=2/20]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1855  On February - 08 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  On this day in history confederate States of America organizes in Montgomery AL  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1862  Battle of Roanoke Island NC, Federals gain control of Pamlico Sound on this day in history.  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  On this day in history the Ausgleich results in the establishment of the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1876  On this day in history paula Modersohn-Becker, German "entartet" painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1878  Martin Buber, German/Israeli philosopher/theologist (Ich und Du) on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1878  Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  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 February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1882  On February - 08 george Siegmann, actor (Birth of Nation, Queen of Sheba, Oliver Twist)  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 WĂĽrttemberg (d. 1550) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1552  Agrippa d'AubignĂ©, French poet and soldier (d. 1630) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1577  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1649  On this day in history birth of gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In February - 08

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1124  On February - 08 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  On February - 08 death of king PrzemysĹ‚ II of Poland (b. 1257)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1303  On this day in history 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

1529  Death of Baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478) on February - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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