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Famous Birthdays In February - 16

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1032  On February - 16 birth of emperor Yingzong of China (d. 1067)  

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

1497  On February - 16 birth of philipp Melanchthon, Germ, Protestant reformer (Augsburgse Confessie)  

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

1543  On February - 16 birth of kano Eitoku, Japanese painter (d. 1590)  

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

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

1709  On this day in history birth of charles Avison, composer  

1727  On February - 16 birth of nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Austrian scientist (d. 1817)  

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  Charles Pichegru, French general (d. 1804) was born on February - 16.  

1774  On February - 16 birth of pierre Rode, composer  

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

1787  On this day in history birth of andreas Schelfhout, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer  

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

1790  Chretien Urhan, composer was born on February - 16.  

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

1804  On this day in history birth of karl Theodor Ernst von Siebold, German physiologist (d. 1885)  

1807  Lysander Cutler, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1866 was born on February - 16.  

1812  Henry Wilson, (R) 18th VP (1873-75) was born on February - 16.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1823  John Daniel Imboden, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1895 was born on February - 16.  

1824  Peter Kozler, Slovenian cartographer and geographer (d. 1879) was born on February - 16.  

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

1826  Joseph V von Scheffel, German writer (Gaudeamus) was born on February - 16.  

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Famous Deaths In February - 16

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0309  Death of Pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded on February - 16.  

0923  On February - 16 abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83  

1247  On February - 16 death of heinrich Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204)  

1279  Afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies on this day in history.  

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 February - 16.  

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.