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Famous Birthdays In February - 16

Monday, 13 April 2015

1032  Emperor Yingzong of China (d. 1067) was born on February - 16.  

1075  On this day in history birth of ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet  

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 February - 16.  

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

1643  John Sharp, English Archbishop of York (d. 1714) was born on February - 16.  

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

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

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

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

1709  On February - 16 birth of charles Avison, composer  

1727  Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Austrian scientist (d. 1817) was born on this day in history.  

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 February - 16.  

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

1774  Pierre Rode, composer was born on this day in history.  

1786  On February - 16 birth of grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia (d. 1859)  

1787  Andreas Schelfhout, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer was born on February - 16.  

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

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

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

1804  Karl Theodor Ernst von Siebold, German physiologist (d. 1885) was born on February - 16.  

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

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

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

1824  Peter Kozler, Slovenian cartographer and geographer (d. 1879) was born on this day in history.  

1826  Franz von Holstein, composer was born on February - 16.  

1826  On February - 16 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  Death of Pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded on February - 16.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1531  On this day in history 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  Death of Jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat on February - 16.