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Famous Birthdays In February - 16

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

1032  On this day in history birth of emperor Yingzong of China (d. 1067)  

1075  Ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet was born on February - 16.  

1497  Philipp Melanchthon, Germ, Protestant reformer (Augsburgse Confessie) was born on this day in history.  

1519  Gaspard de Coligny, Huguenot leader/French admiral was born on February - 16.  

1543  Kano Eitoku, Japanese painter (d. 1590) was born on this day in history.  

1620  Frederick William, Great Elector, founder of Brandenburg-Prussia was born on this day in history.  

1643  On this day in history birth of john Sharp, English Archbishop of York (d. 1714)  

1669  On February - 16 birth of arnold Boonen, Dutch portrait painter  

1684  Bohuslav M Czernohorsky, Czech monk/composer was born on February - 16.  

1684  Bohuslav Matej Czernohorsky, Czech monk/composer was born on this day in history.  

1698  Pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (heliometer) was born on February - 16.  

1709  Charles Avison, composer was born on this day in history.  

1727  Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Austrian scientist (d. 1817) was born on February - 16.  

1740  On this day in history birth of giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni)  

1746  Johann Heinse, German Sturm und Drang novelist/art critic was born on this day in history.  

1761  On this day in history birth of charles Pichegru, French general (d. 1804)  

1774  Pierre Rode, composer was born on February - 16.  

1786  Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia (d. 1859) was born on this day in history.  

1787  On February - 16 birth of andreas Schelfhout, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer  

1788  Juan van Halen, Dutch/Spanish officer/adventurer was born on this day in history.  

1790  On this day in history birth of chretien Urhan, composer  

1802  Phineas Parkhurst Quimby, American philosopher (d. 1866) was born on February - 16.  

1804  Karl Theodor Ernst von Siebold, German physiologist (d. 1885) was born on this day in history.  

1807  On February - 16 birth of lysander Cutler, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1866  

1812  On February - 16 birth of henry Wilson, (R) 18th VP (1873-75)  

1813  Joseph Reid Anderson, Brig General (Confederate Army) died in 1892 was born on this day in history.  

1813  On this day in history birth of semyon Stepanovich Gulak-Artemovsky, composer  

1821  On this day in history birth of heinrich Barth, Hamburg Germany, geographer/explorer (Central Africa)  

1822  On February - 16 birth of francis Galton, Birmingham England, anthropologist & geneticist  

1822  On February - 16 birth of james Patton Anderson, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1872  

1823  On this day in history birth of john Daniel Imboden, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1895  

1824  On this day in history birth of peter Kozler, Slovenian cartographer and geographer (d. 1879)  

1826  On this day in history birth of franz von Holstein, composer  

1826  On this day in history birth of joseph V von Scheffel, German writer (Gaudeamus)  

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Famous Deaths In February - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0309  On this day in history death of pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded  

0923  On this day in history abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83  

1247  Death of Heinrich Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204) on February - 16.  

1279  Afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies on February - 16.  

1391  On February - 16 johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies  

1531  Death of Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1452) on this day in history.  

1538  On this day in history everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65  

1560  Death of Jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat on February - 16.