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Famous Birthdays In February - 16

Saturday, 25 February 2017

1032  On this day in history 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 February - 16 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 February - 16 birth of john Sharp, English Archbishop of York (d. 1714)  

1669  On this day in history birth of arnold Boonen, Dutch portrait painter  

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

1684  On this day in history birth of bohuslav Matej Czernohorsky, Czech monk/composer  

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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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1774  On February - 16 birth of pierre Rode, composer  

1786  Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia (d. 1859) was born on this day in history.  

1787  Andreas Schelfhout, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer was born on this day in history.  

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 February - 16.  

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 February - 16 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 this day in history.  

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 February - 16.  

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

1826  Franz von Holstein, composer was born on February - 16.  

1826  On this day in history birth of joseph V von Scheffel, German writer (Gaudeamus)  

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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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1531  On this day in history death of johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1452)  

1538  Everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1560  Death of Jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat on this day in history.  

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