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Famous Birthdays In February - 20

Saturday, 06 February 2016

1494  On this day in history birth of johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism)  

1507  On February - 20 birth of gentile Bellini, Italian artist (Sultan Mohammed II)  

1523  On this day in history birth of jan Blahoslav, Czech humanist/bishop (Bohemian brothers)  

1632  On February - 20 birth of thomas Osborne, Duke of Leeds, English PM (1690-94)/founder (Tories)  

1633  Jan de Baen, portrait painter/etcher was born on February - 20.  

1656  On February - 20 birth of johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised  

1734  Franz Ignaz Beck, composer was born on February - 20.  

1745  On this day in history birth of johann Peter Salomon, composer  

1745  On this day in history birth of henry James Pye, English poet (d. 1813)  

1751  On this day in history birth of johann Heinrich Voß, German poet (d. 1826)  

1752  On February - 20 birth of charles Broche, composer  

1753  On February - 20 birth of louis Alexandre Berthier, French marshal (d. 1815)  

1757  On February - 20 birth of john 'Mad Jack' Fuller, English philanthropist (d. 1834)  

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

1770  On this day in history birth of ferdinando Carulli, composer  

1779  On February - 20 birth of augustus Callcott, landscape painter, Kensington  

1784  Adam Black, Edinburgh Scotland, politician/publisher was born on this day in history.  

1791  On this day in history birth of carl Czerny, Vienna Austria, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen)  

1794  On this day in history birth of william Carleton, Irish novelist (d. 1869)  

1796  On this day in history birth of eduard W van Dam van Isselt, Dutch military/liberal politician  

1802  Charles-Auguste de Beriot, Belgian violinist/composer was born on February - 20.  

1803  On February - 20 birth of friedrich Theodor Frohlich, composer  

1805  On this day in history birth of angelina Grimke, reformer/abolitionist/politician/lawyer  

1808  Daumier, Marseilles France, artist was born on this day in history.  

1809  On February - 20 birth of albertus J Duymaer van Twist, gov-gen of Neth-Indies  

1809  On this day in history birth of henry Walton Wessells, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1889  

1816  Josef Michal Ksawery Jan Poniatowski, composer was born on this day in history.  

1819  On this day in history birth of alfred Escher, Swiss politician, railroad entrepreneur (d. 1882)  

1820  On February - 20 birth of mahlon Dickerson Manson, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1895  

1827  Edward Stuyvesant Bragg, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1912 was born on this day in history.  

1835  On February - 20 birth of allessandro d'Ancona, Italian philologist  

1838  James Barbour Terrill, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 was born on February - 20.  

1839  Benjamin Waugh, American minister; founder of the NSPCC (d. 1908) was born on this day in history.  

1844  Ludwig Eduard Boltzmann, Austria, physicist (statistical mechanics) was born on February - 20.  

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Famous Deaths In February - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0702  Death of K'inich Kan B'alam II, king of the Maya state of Palenque (b. 635) on this day in history.  

1054  On February - 20 yaroslav I, the Wise, ruler (Kiev), dies  

1154  Death of Saint Wulfric of Haselbury Plucknett on this day in history.  

1171  Death of Conan IV, Duke of Brittany (b. 1138) on February - 20.  

1194  Tancredo of Lecce, King of Sicily, dies on February - 20.  

1258  On this day in history death of al-Musta'sim, last Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad  

1408  On February - 20 death of henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, English statesman (b. 1342)  

1431  On this day in history martinus V, [Oddo Colonna], Italian Pope, dies  

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