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Famous Birthdays In February - 16

Monday, 08 February 2016

1032  Emperor Yingzong of China (d. 1067) was born on February - 16.  

1075  Ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet was born on February - 16.  

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 February - 16 birth of kano Eitoku, Japanese painter (d. 1590)  

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 this day in history.  

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

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  On February - 16 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 February - 16.  

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 February - 16 birth of charles Pichegru, French general (d. 1804)  

1774  Pierre Rode, composer was born on this day in history.  

1786  Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia (d. 1859) was born on February - 16.  

1787  On February - 16 birth of andreas Schelfhout, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer  

1788  On February - 16 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 February - 16.  

1804  Karl Theodor Ernst von Siebold, German physiologist (d. 1885) was born on this day in history.  

1807  Lysander Cutler, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1866 was born on February - 16.  

1812  On this day in history birth of henry Wilson, (R) 18th VP (1873-75)  

1813  On this day in history birth of joseph Reid Anderson, Brig General (Confederate Army) died in 1892  

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

1821  On February - 16 birth of heinrich Barth, Hamburg Germany, geographer/explorer (Central Africa)  

1822  On this day in history birth of francis Galton, Birmingham England, anthropologist & geneticist  

1822  On February - 16 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 this day in history.  

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

1826  On February - 16 birth of franz von Holstein, composer  

1826  On February - 16 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  Abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83 on February - 16.  

1247  Death of Heinrich Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204) on February - 16.  

1279  Afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies on February - 16.  

1391  On February - 16 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  On this day in history death of jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat  

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