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Famous Birthdays In February - 16

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

1032  Emperor Yingzong of China (d. 1067) was born on this day in history.  

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

1497  Philipp Melanchthon, Germ, Protestant reformer (Augsburgse Confessie) was born on February - 16.  

1519  On this day in history birth of gaspard de Coligny, Huguenot leader/French admiral  

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

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

1643  On February - 16 birth of john Sharp, English Archbishop of York (d. 1714)  

1669  On this day in history birth of arnold Boonen, Dutch portrait painter  

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

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

1698  Pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (heliometer) was born on this day in history.  

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

1727  On this day in history birth of nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Austrian scientist (d. 1817)  

1740  On February - 16 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  On February - 16 birth of charles Pichegru, French general (d. 1804)  

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

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 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 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 this day in history.  

1813  On February - 16 birth of joseph Reid Anderson, Brig General (Confederate Army) died in 1892  

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

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

1822  On this day in history birth of francis Galton, Birmingham England, anthropologist & geneticist  

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

1826  On February - 16 birth of franz von Holstein, composer  

1826  On February - 16 birth of joseph V von Scheffel, German writer (Gaudeamus)  

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Famous Deaths In February - 16

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0309  Death of Pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded on this day in history.  

0923  Abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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

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

1391  Johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies on February - 16.  

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 this day in history.