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Famous Birthdays In February - 16

Friday, 21 November 2014

1032  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1519  Gaspard de Coligny, Huguenot leader/French admiral was born on February - 16.  

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

1620  Frederick William, Great Elector, founder of Brandenburg-Prussia was born on February - 16.  

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

1669  Arnold Boonen, Dutch portrait painter was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1709  On February - 16 birth of charles Avison, composer  

1727  On February - 16 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 this day in history birth of johann Heinse, German Sturm und Drang novelist/art critic  

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  On this day in history birth of andreas Schelfhout, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer  

1788  Juan van Halen, Dutch/Spanish officer/adventurer was born on this day in history.  

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  Lysander Cutler, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1866 was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 February - 16.  

1823  John Daniel Imboden, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1895 was born on February - 16.  

1824  On February - 16 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  Death of Pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded on February - 16.  

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 this day in history.  

1279  On this day in history afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies  

1391  On this day in history johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies  

1531  On February - 16 death of johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1452)  

1538  On this day in history everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65  

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