Home | Birthdays | Deaths | Events | Holidays

 

Share This Page

Share This Page With Your Friends Via
 

Find A Historical Year

  • [ * 1988 ]
 

Yearwise Historical Events

 

Monthwise Historical Events

 

Events & Holidays Celebrated Today

Countrywise Events & Holidays »

  • Darwin Day (International)
  • Isra and Merag (Sudan)
  • Lincoln's Birthday (United States of America)
  • Union of Myanmar (Myanmar / Burma)
  • Youth Day (Venezuela)
  • View All »
 

Days In February

 

Poll

  • Is ISIS a threat to the US?
    Yes
    No
    Don't Know
 

Latest Events Listers

 

Famous Quotes

 

Find Us On Facebook

 

Sponsors

 

Famous Birthdays In February - 17

Friday, 12 February 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  On February - 17 birth of pierre Le Pesant, sieur de Boisguilbert, French economist (d. 1714)  

1653  On this day in history birth of arcangelo Corelli, Fusignano Italy, violinist/comp (Concerto Grossi)  

1667  Georg Bronner, composer was born on this day in history.  

1675  Johann Melchior Conradi, composer was born on February - 17.  

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

1697  On February - 17 birth of louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer  

1699  Hans Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff, German architect (Sanssouci) was born on this day in history.  

1718  On February - 17 birth of matthew Tilghman, American Continental Congressman (d. 1790)  

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 this day in history.  

1747  On February - 17 birth of narciso Casanovas, composer  

1752  Friedrich M Klinger, German playwright (Wirrwarr) was born on this day in history.  

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

1754  Nicolas Baudin, French explorer (d. 1803) was born on this day in history.  

1758  On this day in history birth of john Pinkerton, Scottish historian  

1774  Raphaelle Peale, US, painter (After the Rain-1823) was born on this day in history.  

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

1796  On February - 17 birth of giovanni Pacini, composer  

1796  Philipp Franz von Siebold, German physician (d. 1866) was born on February - 17.  

1804  On February - 17 birth of samuel Read Anderson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1883  

1816  On February - 17 birth of friedrich Wilhelm Markull, composer  

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  On February - 17 birth of elzéar-Alexandre Taschereau, Catholic cardinal (d. 1898)  

1821  On this day in history birth of lola Montez, Irish dancer (d. 1861)  

1824  On February - 17 birth of william Farrar "Baldy" Smith, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1903  

1831  On this day in history birth of francisco Salvador Daniel, composer  

1836  On February - 17 birth of gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Spanish poet (d. 1870)  

1837  Francis Jay Herron, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1902 was born on this day in history.  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | Next Page »

Making Of History Captured

Watch Rare Video Clips Of Historical Events

  • Top 10 Battles in History
  • 10 Most Evil People in History
  • 5 Most Brutal Prisons in History
  • Corbett and Courtney Before the Kinetograph (1894) - 1st Filmed Sport (Boxing) - Dickson | Edison
  • Oldest football footage ever (American football/Gridiron)
  • 1897 Football Oldest Footage Possibly - Arsenal
  • Earth's Biggest Events That Shaped Our Planet
  • The Oldest Living Things In The World
  • 10 Oldest People Ever
  • World's 10 Most Mysterious Pictures Ever Taken
  • Earth's 10 Most Mysterious Events
  • 5 Most Mysterious Photos From Mars
  • Cricket - The Most Rare and Funny Moments in Cricket History
  • Top 10 Unsportsmanlike Moments in Pro Sports
  • [Sports Highlights 1898-1935]

Famous Deaths In February - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

0440  On February - 17 death of mesrop Mashtots  

0956  On this day in history hugo the Great, earl of Paris/duke of Francia, dies at about 55  

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

1371  On February - 17 death of ivan Alexander of Bulgaria  

1596  Death of Friedrich Sylburg, German classical scholar (b. 1536) on February - 17.  

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 February - 17.  

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Is ISIS a threat to the US?
Yes
No
Don't Know