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Famous Birthdays In February - 05

Friday, 28 November 2014

0976  On this day in history birth of sanjō, Emperor of Japan (d. 1017)  

1505  Aegidius Tschudi, Swiss historian (d. 1572) was born on this day in history.  

1519  René of Châlon, (d. 1544) was born on this day in history.  

1534  Giovanni de' Bardi, Italian writer (d. 1612) was born on February - 05.  

1589  Honorat de Brueil seigneur de Racan, French playwright/poet was born on this day in history.  

1589  Esteban Manuel de Villegas, Spanish poet (d. 1669) was born on this day in history.  

1608  Gaspar Schott, German mathematician (d. 1666) was born on this day in history.  

1626  On February - 05 birth of marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné, French author (d. 1696)  

1662  Giuseppi Vignola, composer was born on February - 05.  

1703  Gilbert Tennent, Irish-born religious leader (d. 1764) was born on February - 05.  

1711  On February - 05 birth of joseph Umstatt, composer  

1723  John Witherspoon, clergyman/signed Declaration of Independence was born on February - 05.  

1725  James Otis, American lawyer and patriot (d. 1783) was born on this day in history.  

1732  On this day in history birth of nathanael Gottfried Gruner, composer  

1744  John Jeffries, colonial physician/meteorologist was born on this day in history.  

1748  On this day in history birth of christian Gottlob Neefe, German composer/conductor/tutor of Beethoven  

1753  Coert L van Beyma thoe Kingma, Frisian regent/patriot was born on this day in history.  

1770  Alexandre Brongniart, Paris, mineralogist/geologist (Tertiary) was born on February - 05.  

1775  On this day in history birth of margaretha J de Neufville, author (Small Pligten)  

1778  On February - 05 birth of robert Peel, British PM (1834-46)/founder (Tories)  

1784  On this day in history birth of nancy Hanks Lincoln, mother of Abraham Lincoln (d. 1818)  

1788  Karoly Kisfaludy, Hungarian literary (A Tat rok Magyarorsz gon) was born on February - 05.  

1788  On February - 05 birth of robert "Bobbie" Peel, British conservative premier/founder (Bobbies)  

1795  On February - 05 birth of wilhelm Karl Ritter von Haidinger, Austrian mineralogist (d. 1871)  

1799  On this day in history birth of john Lindley, English botanist (Elements of Botany)  

1804  On February - 05 birth of johan Ludvig Runeberg, Finland, poet  

1808  On this day in history birth of carl Spitzweg, German painter (d. 1885)  

1810  Ole Bull, composer was born on February - 05.  

1810  On February - 05 birth of ole Bull, Norwegian violinist (d. 1880)  

1833  On this day in history birth of john Watkinson, founder of British Chess Magazine (oldest chess mag)  

1837  On February - 05 birth of dwight Lyman Moody, US, evangelist (Student Volunteer Movement)  

1840  Hiram Stevens Maxim, inventor (automatic single-barrel rifle) was born on this day in history.  

1840  On February - 05 birth of john Boyd Dunlop, Scotland, developer (pneumatic rubber tire)  

1848  Belle Starr [Myra Belle Shirley], US female outlaw (wild west) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In February - 05

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0995  On this day in history death of william IV, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 937)  

1520  Death of Sten Sture the Younger, regent of Sweden (b. 1493) on this day in history.  

1578  Giovanni B Moroni, Italian portrait painter, dies on this day in history.  

1591  Gerard de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies on February - 05.  

1658  Maria Margaretha van Angels, Dutch prioress at Oirschot, dies at 52 on February - 05.  

1679  On this day in history joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91  

1705  On February - 05 jean Gilles, composer, dies at 37  

1721  On this day in history james Stanhope 1st earl of Stanhope, English general, dies at 47