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Famous Birthdays In February - 17

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

1444  Rudolf Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], Dutch humanist/organist was born on February - 17.  

1490  On February - 17 birth of charles de Bourbon, officer/governor (Lombardy)  

1519  On this day in history birth of francis, Duke of Guise, French soldier and politician (d. 1563)  

1581  On this day in history birth of fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653)  

1583  J Henry Alting, Dutch theologist was born on February - 17.  

1646  Pierre Le Pesant, sieur de Boisguilbert, French economist (d. 1714) was born on this day in history.  

1653  On February - 17 birth of arcangelo Corelli, Fusignano Italy, violinist/comp (Concerto Grossi)  

1667  On February - 17 birth of georg Bronner, composer  

1675  Johann Melchior Conradi, composer was born on this day in history.  

1696  Baron Ernst Gottlieb, composer was born on February - 17.  

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1697  On this day in history birth of louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer  

1699  On this day in history birth of hans Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff, German architect (Sanssouci)  

1718  Matthew Tilghman, American Continental Congressman (d. 1790) was born on February - 17.  

1723  Tobias Mayer, "method of lunars" for longitude determination was born on February - 17.  

1740  Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist was born on February - 17.  

1747  On February - 17 birth of narciso Casanovas, composer  

1752  On February - 17 birth of friedrich M Klinger, German playwright (Wirrwarr)  

1754  On February - 17 birth of jan Jachym Kopriva, composer  

1754  On this day in history birth of nicolas Baudin, French explorer (d. 1803)  

1758  On February - 17 birth of john Pinkerton, Scottish historian  

1774  On this day in history birth of raphaelle Peale, US, painter (After the Rain-1823)  

1781  René-Theophile-Hyacinthe Lannec, France, inventor (stethoscope) was born on February - 17.  

1796  Giovanni Pacini, composer was born on February - 17.  

1796  On February - 17 birth of philipp Franz von Siebold, German physician (d. 1866)  

1804  On this day in history birth of samuel Read Anderson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1883  

1816  Friedrich Wilhelm Markull, composer was born on this day in history.  

1816  On February - 17 birth of haller Nutt, Southern Plantation owner (d. 1864)  

1820  On February - 17 birth of henri Vieuxtemps, Verviers Belgium, composer/teacher (Brussels Cons)  

1820  Elzéar-Alexandre Taschereau, Catholic cardinal (d. 1898) was born on this day in history.  

1821  Lola Montez, Irish dancer (d. 1861) was born on this day in history.  

1824  William Farrar "Baldy" Smith, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1903 was born on this day in history.  

1831  Francisco Salvador Daniel, composer was born on February - 17.  

1836  Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Spanish poet (d. 1870) was born on this day in history.  

1837  Francis Jay Herron, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1902 was born on February - 17.  

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Famous Deaths In February - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0364  Flavius Jovianus, Christian emperor of Rome (363-64), dies at about 32 on this day in history.  

0440  Death of Mesrop Mashtots on February - 17.  

0956  Hugo the Great, earl of Paris/duke of Francia, dies at about 55 on this day in history.  

1339  On February - 17 death of otto, Duke of Austria (b. 1301)  

1371  On this day in history death of ivan Alexander of Bulgaria  

1596  On this day in history death of friedrich Sylburg, German classical scholar (b. 1536)  

1600  Death of Giordano Bruno, advocate of Copernican theory, burned at stake on this day in history.  

1609  Death of Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1549) on this day in history.  

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