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Famous Birthdays In February - 16

Wednesday, 02 September 2015

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

1075  On February - 16 birth of ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet  

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

1519  On February - 16 birth of gaspard de Coligny, Huguenot leader/French admiral  

1543  On this day in history birth of kano Eitoku, Japanese painter (d. 1590)  

1620  On this day in history 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  Arnold Boonen, Dutch portrait painter was born on February - 16.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1727  Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Austrian scientist (d. 1817) was born on February - 16.  

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 this day in history birth of charles Pichegru, French general (d. 1804)  

1774  On this day in history birth of pierre Rode, composer  

1786  On this day in history birth of grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia (d. 1859)  

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  On this day in history birth of chretien Urhan, composer  

1802  On this day in history birth of phineas Parkhurst Quimby, American philosopher (d. 1866)  

1804  On February - 16 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  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 February - 16.  

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  On February - 16 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  John Daniel Imboden, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1895 was born on this day in history.  

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 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 this day in history.  

0923  On this day in history abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83  

1247  On this day in history death of heinrich Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204)  

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 February - 16.  

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

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