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Famous Birthdays In February - 05

Sunday, 23 November 2014

0976  Sanjō, Emperor of Japan (d. 1017) was born on February - 05.  

1505  On February - 05 birth of aegidius Tschudi, Swiss historian (d. 1572)  

1519  On this day in history birth of rené of Châlon, (d. 1544)  

1534  On February - 05 birth of giovanni de' Bardi, Italian writer (d. 1612)  

1589  Honorat de Brueil seigneur de Racan, French playwright/poet was born on February - 05.  

1589  On this day in history birth of esteban Manuel de Villegas, Spanish poet (d. 1669)  

1608  Gaspar Schott, German mathematician (d. 1666) was born on February - 05.  

1626  Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné, French author (d. 1696) was born on February - 05.  

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

1703  On February - 05 birth of gilbert Tennent, Irish-born religious leader (d. 1764)  

1711  On this day in history birth of joseph Umstatt, composer  

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

1725  On this day in history birth of james Otis, American lawyer and patriot (d. 1783)  

1732  Nathanael Gottfried Gruner, composer was born on this day in history.  

1744  On this day in history birth of john Jeffries, colonial physician/meteorologist  

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

1753  On February - 05 birth of coert L van Beyma thoe Kingma, Frisian regent/patriot  

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  Nancy Hanks Lincoln, mother of Abraham Lincoln (d. 1818) was born on February - 05.  

1788  On this day in history birth of karoly Kisfaludy, Hungarian literary (A Tat rok Magyarorsz gon)  

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  John Lindley, English botanist (Elements of Botany) was born on this day in history.  

1804  Johan Ludvig Runeberg, Finland, poet was born on this day in history.  

1808  Carl Spitzweg, German painter (d. 1885) was born on this day in history.  

1810  On February - 05 birth of ole Bull, composer  

1810  Ole Bull, Norwegian violinist (d. 1880) was born on this day in history.  

1833  John Watkinson, founder of British Chess Magazine (oldest chess mag) was born on this day in history.  

1837  Dwight Lyman Moody, US, evangelist (Student Volunteer Movement) was born on this day in history.  

1840  Hiram Stevens Maxim, inventor (automatic single-barrel rifle) was born on February - 05.  

1840  John Boyd Dunlop, Scotland, developer (pneumatic rubber tire) was born on this day in history.  

1848  On February - 05 birth of belle Starr [Myra Belle Shirley], US female outlaw (wild west)  

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Famous Deaths In February - 05

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0995  On February - 05 death of william IV, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 937)  

1520  On February - 05 death of sten Sture the Younger, regent of Sweden (b. 1493)  

1578  On February - 05 giovanni B Moroni, Italian portrait painter, dies  

1591  On February - 05 gerard de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies  

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

1679  Joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91 on February - 05.  

1705  Jean Gilles, composer, dies at 37 on February - 05.  

1721  James Stanhope 1st earl of Stanhope, English general, dies at 47 on February - 05.