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February 8 - Deaths

Calendar Date February 8th:
February 8th - Deaths:
1204 – Alexius IV Angelus - deposed Eastern Roman Emperor (b. c. 1182)
1250 – Robert I of Artois - French crusader (b. 1216)
1250 – Sir William II Longespee (b. 1212)
1265 – Hulagu Khan - Mongol ruler (b. 1217)
1296 – King Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257)
1529 – Baldassare Castiglione - Italian writer & diplomat (b. 1478)
1587 – Mary - Queen of Scots (b. 1542)
1599 – Robert Rollock - Scottish educator (b. 1555)
1623 – Thomas Cecil - 1st Earl of Exeter, English politician (b. 1546)
1696 – Tsar Ivan V of Russia (b. 1666)
1709 – Giuseppe Torelli - Italian composer (b. 1658)
1725 – Tsar Peter I of Russia (b. 1672)
1749 – Jan van Huysum - Dutch painter (b. 1682)
1750 – Aaron Hill - English writer (b. 1685)
1768 – George Dance the Elder - English architect (b. 1695)
1772 – Augusta of Saxe-Gotha - Princess of Wales (b. 1719)
1849 – France Prešeren - Slovenian poet (b. 1800)
1849 – François Antoine Habeneck - French violinist (b. 1781)
1856 – Agostino Bassi - Italian entomologist (b. 1773)
1907 – Hendrik Willem Bakhuis Roozeboom - Dutch chemist (b. 1854)
1910 – Hans Jæger - Norwegian writer & political activist (b. 1854)
1921 – Peter Kropotkin - Russian anarchist (b. 1842)
1921 – George Formby - Sr., English entertainer (b. 1876)
1921 – Barrett Wendell - American academic & author (b. 1855)
1924 – Gee Jon First man in U.S. to be executed by lethal gas. (b. 1895)
1929 – Maria Christina - Queen Regent of Spain (b. 1858)
1932 – Vincent "Mad Dog" Coll - New York City gangster from County Donegal in Ireland (b. 1908)
1936 – Charles Curtis - 1st American-Indian Vice-President USA (b. 1860)
1956 – Connie Mack - American baseball manager & executive (b. 1862)
1957 – Walther Bothe - German physicist & inventor, Nobel laureate (b. 1891)
1957 – John von Neumann - Hungarian-born mathematician & physicist (b. 1903)
1960 – Giles Gilbert Scott - British architect (b. 1880)
1960 – John Langshaw Austin - British philosopher, (b. 1911)
1963 – George Dolenz - American actor, father of Micky Dolenz (b. 1908)
1964 – Ernst Kretschmer - German psychiatrist (b. 1888)
1972 – Markos Vamvakaris - Greek musician & songwriter (b. 1905)
1975 – Robert Robinson - British chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1886)
1977 – Eivind Groven - Norwegian composer & ethnomusicologist (b. 1901)
1980 – Nikos Xilouris - Greek singer (b. 1936)
1982 – John Hay Whitney - American financier (b. 1904)
1984 – Karel Miljon - Dutch boxer (b. 1903)
1985 – William Lyons - British automobile manufacturer (b. 1901)
1987 – Harriet E. MacGibbon - American actress (b. 1905)
1990 – Del Shannon - American entertainer (suicide) (b. 1934)
1992 – Denny Wright - British jazz guitarist (b. 1924)
1993 – N. Shanmugathasan - Sri Lankan communist leader (b. 1920)
1994 – Raymond Scott - American composer (b. 1908)
1996 – Del Ennis - American baseball player (b. 1925)
1998 – Halldór Laxness - Icelandic author, Nobel laureate (b. 1902)
1998 – Julian Lincoln Simon - American economist & author (b. 1932)
1998 – Enoch Powell - British Conservative MP & shadow cabinet member (b. 1912)
1999 – Iris Murdoch - Irish author (b. 1919)
2000 – Sid Abel - Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1918)
2000 – Bob Collins - American radio broadcaster (b. 1942)
2000 – Derrick Thomas - American football player (b. 1967)
2001 – Ivo Caprino - Norwegian animated film director (b. 1920)
2002 – Joachim Hoffmann - German historian (b. 1930)
2002 – Ong Teng Cheong - President of Singapore (b. 1936)
2004 – Julius Schwartz - American comic book & science fiction editor (b. 1915)
2005 – Jimmy Smith - American jazz musician (b. 1925)
2005 – Keith Knudsen - American drummer, vocalist & songwriter (The Doobie Brothers) (b. 1948)
2006 – Elton Dean - English musician (Soft Machine) (b. 1945)
2006 – Akira Ifukube - Japanese composer (b. 1914)
2007 – Anna Nicole Smith - American model, actress, & entertainer (b. 1967)
2007 – Ian Stevenson - Canadian-American professor & reincarnation expert (b. 1918)
2008 – Chua Ek Kay - Singaporean painter (b. 1947)
2009 – Marian Cozma - Romanian handball player (b. 1982)
2010 – John Murtha - U.S. Representative (D-Pa) (b.1932)


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