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Famous Birthdays In February - 05

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

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

1534  Giovanni de' Bardi, Italian writer (d. 1612) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1662  On February - 05 birth of giuseppi Vignola, composer  

1703  Gilbert Tennent, Irish-born religious leader (d. 1764) was born on this day in history.  

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

1723  On this day in history birth of john Witherspoon, clergyman/signed Declaration of Independence  

1725  On February - 05 birth of james Otis, American lawyer and patriot (d. 1783)  

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

1744  On February - 05 birth of john Jeffries, colonial physician/meteorologist  

1748  Christian Gottlob Neefe, German composer/conductor/tutor of Beethoven was born on this day in history.  

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

1770  On February - 05 birth of alexandre Brongniart, Paris, mineralogist/geologist (Tertiary)  

1775  Margaretha J de Neufville, author (Small Pligten) was born on this day in history.  

1778  On this day in history birth of robert Peel, British PM (1834-46)/founder (Tories)  

1784  Nancy Hanks Lincoln, mother of Abraham Lincoln (d. 1818) was born on this day in history.  

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

1788  On this day in history birth of robert "Bobbie" Peel, British conservative premier/founder (Bobbies)  

1795  Wilhelm Karl Ritter von Haidinger, Austrian mineralogist (d. 1871) was born on February - 05.  

1799  John Lindley, English botanist (Elements of Botany) was born on this day in history.  

1804  Johan Ludvig Runeberg, Finland, poet was born on February - 05.  

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

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

1810  On this day in history birth of ole Bull, Norwegian violinist (d. 1880)  

1833  On February - 05 birth of john Watkinson, founder of British Chess Magazine (oldest chess mag)  

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

1840  On February - 05 birth of hiram Stevens Maxim, inventor (automatic single-barrel rifle)  

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 February - 05.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

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 February - 05.  

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

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

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

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