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Famous Birthdays In February - 05

Sunday, 24 May 2015

0976  On February - 05 birth of sanjō, Emperor of Japan (d. 1017)  

1505  On this day in history birth of aegidius Tschudi, Swiss historian (d. 1572)  

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

1534  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1662  Giuseppi Vignola, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1711  Joseph Umstatt, composer was born on this day in history.  

1723  John Witherspoon, clergyman/signed Declaration of Independence was born on this day in history.  

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  John Jeffries, colonial physician/meteorologist was born on February - 05.  

1748  Christian Gottlob Neefe, German composer/conductor/tutor of Beethoven was born on February - 05.  

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

1770  On this day in history birth of alexandre Brongniart, Paris, mineralogist/geologist (Tertiary)  

1775  Margaretha J de Neufville, author (Small Pligten) was born on February - 05.  

1778  Robert Peel, British PM (1834-46)/founder (Tories) was born on this day in history.  

1784  Nancy Hanks Lincoln, mother of Abraham Lincoln (d. 1818) was born on February - 05.  

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

1788  Robert "Bobbie" Peel, British conservative premier/founder (Bobbies) was born on this day in history.  

1795  On this day in history birth of wilhelm Karl Ritter von Haidinger, Austrian mineralogist (d. 1871)  

1799  John Lindley, English botanist (Elements of Botany) was born on February - 05.  

1804  On this day in history birth of johan Ludvig Runeberg, Finland, poet  

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

1810  Ole Bull, composer was born on this day in history.  

1810  Ole Bull, Norwegian violinist (d. 1880) was born on February - 05.  

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  On February - 05 birth of hiram Stevens Maxim, inventor (automatic single-barrel rifle)  

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

1520  On this day in history death of sten Sture the Younger, regent of Sweden (b. 1493)  

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

1591  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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