Who Was Born Today – February 8 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – February 8 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on February 8
412 St. Proclus, Patriarch of Constantinople
1820 William T. Sherman, Union general in the American Civil War.
1828 Jules Verne, French novelist, one of the first writers of science fiction (Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea).
1834 Dmitri Ivanovich Medeleyev, Russian chemist, developed the periodic table of elements.
1851 Kate (O’Flaherty ) Chopin, novelist, short story writer (The Awakening).
1906 Chester F. Carlson, physicist, inventor of xerography, the electrostatic dry-copy process.
1906 Henry Roth, writer (Call it Sleep).
1911 Elizabeth Bishop, poet.
1926 Neal Cassaday, writer, counterculture proponent.
1931 James Dean, film actor and 1950s teenage icon (Rebel Without a Cause, East of Eden, Giant).
1940 Ted Koppel, television journalist.

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