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Famous Birthdays In February - 16

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

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

1075  Ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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 February - 16.  

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

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

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

1698  On February - 16 birth of pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (heliometer)  

1709  On February - 16 birth of charles Avison, composer  

1727  On this day in history 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  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  On this day in history birth of pierre Rode, composer  

1786  Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia (d. 1859) was born on February - 16.  

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

1822  On this day in history birth of james Patton Anderson, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1872  

1823  John Daniel Imboden, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1895 was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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 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  On February - 16 afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies  

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 February - 16.  

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