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Famous Birthdays In February - 05

Friday, 25 March 2016

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

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

1519  On February - 05 birth of rené of Châlon, (d. 1544)  

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

1608  On this day in history birth of gaspar Schott, German mathematician (d. 1666)  

1626  Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné, French author (d. 1696) was born on this day in history.  

1662  On February - 05 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  On this day in history birth of john Witherspoon, clergyman/signed Declaration of Independence  

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

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  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 this day in history 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  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  Wilhelm Karl Ritter von Haidinger, Austrian mineralogist (d. 1871) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1808  On February - 05 birth of carl Spitzweg, German painter (d. 1885)  

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

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 February - 05.  

1837  Dwight Lyman Moody, US, evangelist (Student Volunteer Movement) was born on February - 05.  

1840  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  Death of William IV, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 937) on February - 05.  

1520  Death of Sten Sture the Younger, regent of Sweden (b. 1493) on February - 05.  

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

1591  Gerard de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1721  On February - 05 james Stanhope 1st earl of Stanhope, English general, dies at 47  

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