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Famous Birthdays In February - 16

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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 this day in history.  

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

1543  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of john Sharp, English Archbishop of York (d. 1714)  

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 this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history birth of johann Heinse, German Sturm und Drang novelist/art critic  

1761  Charles Pichegru, French general (d. 1804) was born on February - 16.  

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

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

1787  On February - 16 birth of andreas Schelfhout, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer  

1788  On February - 16 birth of juan van Halen, Dutch/Spanish officer/adventurer  

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

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

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

1807  On February - 16 birth of lysander Cutler, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1866  

1812  Henry Wilson, (R) 18th VP (1873-75) was born on this day in history.  

1813  Joseph Reid Anderson, Brig General (Confederate Army) died in 1892 was born on February - 16.  

1813  Semyon Stepanovich Gulak-Artemovsky, composer was born on February - 16.  

1821  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1824  On this day in history birth of peter Kozler, Slovenian cartographer and geographer (d. 1879)  

1826  Franz von Holstein, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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Famous Deaths In February - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0309  On February - 16 death of pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded  

0923  Abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83 on February - 16.  

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

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 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 this day in history.