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Famous Birthdays In February - 16

Thursday, 25 May 2017

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

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 February - 16.  

1519  Gaspard de Coligny, Huguenot leader/French admiral was born on this day in history.  

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

1620  On February - 16 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  On this day in history birth of arnold Boonen, Dutch portrait painter  

1684  On February - 16 birth of bohuslav M Czernohorsky, Czech monk/composer  

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

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

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

1790  On February - 16 birth of chretien Urhan, composer  

1802  Phineas Parkhurst Quimby, American philosopher (d. 1866) was born on this day in history.  

1804  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of henry Wilson, (R) 18th VP (1873-75)  

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  Heinrich Barth, Hamburg Germany, geographer/explorer (Central Africa) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

0923  On February - 16 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  Johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies on this day in history.  

1531  Death of Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1452) on February - 16.  

1538  Everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1560  On February - 16 death of jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat  

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