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Famous Birthdays In February - 16

Friday, 29 May 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 this day in history.  

1497  On February - 16 birth of philipp Melanchthon, Germ, Protestant reformer (Augsburgse Confessie)  

1519  On this day in history birth of gaspard de Coligny, Huguenot leader/French admiral  

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

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  

1698  On this day in history birth of pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (heliometer)  

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  Giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni) was born on February - 16.  

1746  Johann Heinse, German Sturm und Drang novelist/art critic was born on this day in history.  

1761  On this day in history birth of charles Pichegru, French general (d. 1804)  

1774  On February - 16 birth of pierre Rode, composer  

1786  On February - 16 birth of grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia (d. 1859)  

1787  Andreas Schelfhout, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer was born on February - 16.  

1788  Juan van Halen, Dutch/Spanish officer/adventurer was born on February - 16.  

1790  Chretien Urhan, composer was born on this day in history.  

1802  Phineas Parkhurst Quimby, American philosopher (d. 1866) was born on February - 16.  

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 February - 16.  

1813  Joseph Reid Anderson, Brig General (Confederate Army) died in 1892 was born on this day in history.  

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 February - 16.  

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 this day in history.  

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  On February - 16 birth of franz von Holstein, composer  

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

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

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

1279  Afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies on this day in history.  

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

1531  Death of Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1452) on this day in history.  

1538  Everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65 on February - 16.  

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