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Famous Birthdays In February - 18

Thursday, 11 February 2016

1374  On this day in history birth of saint Jadwiga of Poland, queen of Poland (d. 1399)  

1404  On February - 18 birth of leon B Alberti, Italian humanist/architect (Della Pittura)  

1486  Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Bengali saint, bhakti yoga developer was born on February - 18.  

1516  On February - 18 birth of mary I Tudor, [Bloody Mary], Greenwich, queen of England (1553-58)  

1530  On February - 18 birth of uesugi Kenshin, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1578)  

1543  Charles III, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1608) was born on February - 18.  

1559  On February - 18 birth of isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian  

1602  Per Brahe (the younger), Swedish soldier (d. 1680) was born on this day in history.  

1609  On this day in history birth of edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67)  

1632  Giovanni Battista Vitali, composer was born on this day in history.  

1635  Johan Göransson Gyllenstierna, Swedish statesman (d. 1680) was born on this day in history.  

1642  Marie Champmeslé, French actress (d. 1698) was born on February - 18.  

1658  Charles-Irénée Castel de Saint-Pierre, French writer (d. 1743) was born on this day in history.  

1677  On February - 18 birth of jacques Cassini, French astronomer (rings of Saturn)  

1716  Gaspard Fritz, composer was born on February - 18.  

1743  On this day in history birth of count Alessandro Volta, Como Italy, physicist  

1745  On this day in history birth of alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta, inventor (battery)  

1751  Karl Haack, composer was born on this day in history.  

1770  On this day in history birth of johann Christian Heinrich Rinck, composer  

1771  On this day in history birth of friedrich Christian Ruppe, composer  

1775  Thomas Girtin, London, artist/watercolorist was born on this day in history.  

1776  On this day in history birth of john Parry, composer  

1781  On February - 18 birth of henry Martyn, Truro, missionary  

1790  Marshall Hall, Basford Nottinghamshire, physician was born on February - 18.  

1795  On February - 18 birth of george Peabody, South Danvers Mass, merchant/philanthropist  

1805  On this day in history birth of louis Malesherbes Goldsborough, Rear Admiral (Union Navy)  

1814  Samuel Fenton Cary, U. S. Congressman (d. 1900) was born on February - 18.  

1815  On this day in history birth of henri Leys, Flemish painter  

1817  On February - 18 birth of lewis Addison Armistead, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863  

1817  On this day in history birth of walter Page Lane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1892  

1819  On this day in history birth of joseph Philbrick Webster, composer  

1829  Jean Jacques Alfred Mouton, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1864 was born on February - 18.  

1833  James Deshler, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863 was born on February - 18.  

1836  Ramakrishna, Hooghly Bengal, Hindu saint (preached unity of religions) was born on February - 18.  

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Famous Deaths In February - 18

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0806  Death of Tarasius, Patriarch of Constantinople (b. 730) on this day in history.  

0814  On this day in history death of angilbert, Frankish monk and confidant of Charlemagne  

0901  Death of Thabit ibn Qurra, Arab astronomer and mathematician (b. 826) on February - 18.  

0999  Gregory V, [Bruno] 1st German Pope, dies on this day in history.  

1139  On February - 18 death of prince Yaropolk II of Kiev (b. 1082)  

1217  On this day in history alexander Neckum de Sancto Albano, Engl encyclopedist, dies at 59  

1294  Death of Kublai Khan, Mongol Emperor (b. 1215) on this day in history.  

1379  Death of Albert II of Mecklenburg (b. 1318) on this day in history.  

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