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Famous Birthdays In February - 19

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

1473  Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish mathematician and astronomer (d. 1543) was born on this day in history.  

1526  Charles de L'Ecluse, Flemish botanist (d. 1609) was born on this day in history.  

1552  Melchior Klesl, Austrian cardinal and statesman (d. 1630) was born on this day in history.  

1588  On this day in history birth of pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Dutch East-Indies  

1611  On this day in history birth of andries de Graeff, mayor of Amsterdam (1657..71)  

1616  On this day in history birth of jacques de Saint-Luc, composer  

1630  On this day in history birth of shivaji, founder of the Maratha Empire (d. 1680)  

1660  Friedrich Hoffmann, German physician and chemist (d. 1742) was born on this day in history.  

1671  On this day in history birth of charles-Hubert Gervais, composer  

1683  Philip V, France, King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46) was born on this day in history.  

1687  Johann Adam Birkenstock, composer was born on this day in history.  

1717  David Garrick, actor/producer/writer (Aboan-Oroonoko) was born on this day in history.  

1722  Tiphaigne de la Roche, French writer (d. 1774) was born on this day in history.  

1743  On this day in history birth of [Ridolfo] Luigi Boccherini, Italian composer, cellist (Minuet)  

1751  Cornelis de Gijselaar, Dutch politician/patriot was born on this day in history.  

1754  On this day in history birth of vincenzo Monti, Italian poet/translator (Al Signor di Montgolfier)  

1755  Pieter G van Overstraten, governor-general of Neth-Indies was born on this day in history.  

1762  On this day in history birth of friedrich Franz Hurka, composer  

1763  Adalbert Gyrowetz, composer was born on this day in history.  

1780  Friedrich H von der Hagen, German germanist (Nibelungenlied) was born on this day in history.  

1780  On this day in history birth of richard McCarty, American politician (d. 1844)  

1802  Wilhelm Matthias Naeff, Swiss Federal Councillor (d. 1881) was born on this day in history.  

1804  On this day in history birth of carl Freiherr von Rokitansky, German physician (d. 1878)  

1804  David Wark, Canadian politician (d. 1905) was born on this day in history.  

1812  On this day in history birth of lauro Rossi, composer  

1817  On this day in history birth of willem III, last male King of Netherlands (1849-90)  

1819  Mark Prager Lindo, English/Dutch author/novelist/writer was born on this day in history.  

1821  Francis Preston Blair Jr, Lexington Ky, (Rep-Missouri) was born on this day in history.  

1824  On this day in history birth of constantine D Uschinsky, Russian educator [NS=Mar 2]  

1827  Charles Robert Woods, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1855 was born on this day in history.  

1828  On this day in history birth of johannes von Miquel, German politician  

1841  On this day in history birth of felipe Pedrell, composer  

1843  On this day in history birth of adelina Patti, Madrid Spain, opera soprano (Lucio)  

1859  On this day in history birth of svante August Arhenius, Swedish physicist/chemist (Nobel 1903)  

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Famous Deaths In February - 19

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0197  On this day in history d Clodius Septimus Albinus, Roman bequest in England, dies in battle  

0440  Death of Mesrop Mashtots, Armenian monk, theologian and linguist (b. 361/362) on this day in history.  

1133  Death of Irene Ducaena, wife of Alexius I Comnenus (b. 1066) on this day in history.  

1260  On this day in history boniface, of Lausanne, Belgian bishop/saint, dies  

1401  Death of William Sawtree, 1st English religious martyr, burned in London on this day in history.  

1414  On this day in history thomas Arundel, archbishop of Canterbury/chancellor of England, dies  

1545  On this day in history death of pierre Brully, [Peter Brulius], calvinist minister, burned to death  

1553  Erasmus Reinhold, German mathematician, dies at 41 on this day in history.