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Famous Birthdays In February - 16

Thursday, 30 June 2016

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

1075  On February - 16 birth of ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet  

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

1519  On February - 16 birth of gaspard de Coligny, Huguenot leader/French admiral  

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

1620  On this day in history birth of frederick William, Great Elector, founder of Brandenburg-Prussia  

1643  John Sharp, English Archbishop of York (d. 1714) was born on this day in history.  

1669  Arnold Boonen, Dutch portrait painter was born on this day in history.  

1684  On this day in history birth of bohuslav M Czernohorsky, Czech monk/composer  

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

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1698  On this day in history birth of pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (heliometer)  

1709  On February - 16 birth of charles Avison, composer  

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

1740  On February - 16 birth of giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni)  

1746  On this day in history birth of johann Heinse, German Sturm und Drang novelist/art critic  

1761  Charles Pichegru, French general (d. 1804) was born on this day in history.  

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

1786  On this day in history birth of grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia (d. 1859)  

1787  Andreas Schelfhout, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer was born on this day in history.  

1788  Juan van Halen, Dutch/Spanish officer/adventurer was born on February - 16.  

1790  Chretien Urhan, composer was born on this day in history.  

1802  On February - 16 birth of phineas Parkhurst Quimby, American philosopher (d. 1866)  

1804  On February - 16 birth of karl Theodor Ernst von Siebold, German physiologist (d. 1885)  

1807  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of joseph Reid Anderson, Brig General (Confederate Army) died in 1892  

1813  Semyon Stepanovich Gulak-Artemovsky, composer was born on February - 16.  

1821  On February - 16 birth of heinrich Barth, Hamburg Germany, geographer/explorer (Central Africa)  

1822  Francis Galton, Birmingham England, anthropologist & geneticist was born on February - 16.  

1822  James Patton Anderson, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1872 was born on February - 16.  

1823  On February - 16 birth of john Daniel Imboden, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1895  

1824  On February - 16 birth of peter Kozler, Slovenian cartographer and geographer (d. 1879)  

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

1826  Joseph V von Scheffel, German writer (Gaudeamus) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In February - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0309  On February - 16 death of pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded  

0923  Abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83 on February - 16.  

1247  Death of Heinrich Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204) on this day in history.  

1279  On this day in history afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies  

1391  Johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies on this day in history.  

1531  On February - 16 death of johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1452)  

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

1560  On this day in history death of jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat  

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