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Famous Birthdays In February - 16

Monday, 22 December 2014

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

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

1497  On this day in history birth of philipp Melanchthon, Germ, Protestant reformer (Augsburgse Confessie)  

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  Frederick William, Great Elector, founder of Brandenburg-Prussia was born on this day in history.  

1643  John Sharp, English Archbishop of York (d. 1714) was born on February - 16.  

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 February - 16.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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

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

1788  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1821  Heinrich Barth, Hamburg Germany, geographer/explorer (Central Africa) was born on February - 16.  

1822  Francis Galton, Birmingham England, anthropologist & geneticist was born on this day in history.  

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

1826  Joseph V von Scheffel, German writer (Gaudeamus) was born on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1538  On February - 16 everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65  

1560  Death of Jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat on February - 16.