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Famous Birthdays In February - 05

Monday, 22 December 2014

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

1505  Aegidius Tschudi, Swiss historian (d. 1572) was born on February - 05.  

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  On February - 05 birth of honorat de Brueil seigneur de Racan, French playwright/poet  

1589  On February - 05 birth of esteban Manuel de Villegas, Spanish poet (d. 1669)  

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

1626  On this day in history birth of marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné, French author (d. 1696)  

1662  On this day in history birth of giuseppi Vignola, composer  

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

1711  Joseph Umstatt, composer was born on February - 05.  

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

1725  James Otis, American lawyer and patriot (d. 1783) was born on February - 05.  

1732  On February - 05 birth of nathanael Gottfried Gruner, composer  

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  Coert L van Beyma thoe Kingma, Frisian regent/patriot was born on February - 05.  

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

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

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

1784  On February - 05 birth of nancy Hanks Lincoln, mother of Abraham Lincoln (d. 1818)  

1788  On February - 05 birth of karoly Kisfaludy, Hungarian literary (A Tat rok Magyarorsz gon)  

1788  Robert "Bobbie" Peel, British conservative premier/founder (Bobbies) was born on February - 05.  

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  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  On February - 05 birth of john Watkinson, founder of British Chess Magazine (oldest chess mag)  

1837  On this day in history birth of dwight Lyman Moody, US, evangelist (Student Volunteer Movement)  

1840  On this day in history birth of hiram Stevens Maxim, inventor (automatic single-barrel rifle)  

1840  On this day in history birth of john Boyd Dunlop, Scotland, developer (pneumatic rubber tire)  

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 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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1679  Joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

1705  On this day in history jean Gilles, composer, dies at 37  

1721  James Stanhope 1st earl of Stanhope, English general, dies at 47 on this day in history.