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Famous Birthdays In February - 23

Friday, 25 March 2016

1417  Paul II, [Pietro Barbo], Italy, Pope (1464-71) was born on this day in history.  

1417  Pope Paul II (d. 1471) was born on February - 23.  

1583  Jean-Baptiste Morin, French scientist (d. 1656) was born on February - 23.  

1614  Jacob Colijn(s), Dutch coat of arms painter was born on this day in history.  

1615  Cornelis Galle II, Flemish engraver/illustrator, baptised was born on February - 23.  

1633  On February - 23 birth of samuel Pepys, London England, navy expert/composer (Diary, Memoirs)  

1646  Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Japanese shogun (d. 1709) was born on February - 23.  

1648  Arabella Churchill, English mistress of James II of England (d. 1730) was born on this day in history.  

1649  John Blow, composer of 1st English opera (Venus & Adonis) (baptized) was born on February - 23.  

1685  George Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah) was born on this day in history.  

1700  On February - 23 birth of wilhelmus Schortinghuis, Dutch theologist (Profound Christianity)  

1723  On this day in history birth of richard Price, Welsh philosopher (d. 1791)  

1729  On this day in history birth of josiah Hornblower, American statesman (d. 1809)  

1730  On February - 23 birth of christian Joseph Lidarti, composer  

1734  Mayer Amschel Rothschild, Frankfurt, founder (House of Rothschild) was born on this day in history.  

1743  Mayer Amschel Rothschild, German-born banker (d. 1812) was born on this day in history.  

1776  John Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47) was born on February - 23.  

1787  Emma Willard, US, opens school for young ladies (Hall of Fame) was born on February - 23.  

1792  On this day in history birth of istvan Ferenczi, Hungarian sculptor  

1811  On February - 23 birth of george Washington Hewitt, composer  

1817  On this day in history birth of george Watts, London, painter  

1818  Jeremy F Gilmer, Maj Gen/Chief Engineer Confederate War Dept was born on February - 23.  

1824  Herman N van der Tuuk, Dutch philologist (Tobasch' Grammar) was born on February - 23.  

1824  On February - 23 birth of lewis Cass Hunt, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1886  

1831  On February - 23 birth of hendrik W Mesdag, Dutch painter (Panorama Mesdag)  

1834  Gustav Hermann Nachtigal, German physician/colonizer/consul in Tunis was born on February - 23.  

1838  Gilbert Moxley Sorrel, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901 was born on February - 23.  

1840  Carl Menger, Austrian economist was born on February - 23.  

1842  On February - 23 birth of karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann, German philosopher (d. 1906)  

1848  Thomas Paine Westendorf, composer was born on February - 23.  

1850  On February - 23 birth of césar Ritz, Swiss hotelier (d. 1918)  

1863  Franz von Stuck, German painter (Der Krieg) was born on this day in history.  

1865  On this day in history birth of barney Dreyfuss, baseball owner (Pitts Pirates)  

1868  William E B Du Bois, Mass, civil rights writer (Souls of Black Folk) was born on February - 23.  

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Famous Deaths In February - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0155  Death of Polycarp, disciple of Apostle John, arrested & burned at stake on this day in history.  

0943  On February - 23 death of herbert II, Count of Vermandois, (b. 884)  

1011  Death of Willigis, Archbishop of Mainz on this day in history.  

1100  Death of Emperor Zhezong of China (b. 1076) on this day in history.  

1447  Eugene IV, [Gabriele Condulmer], Italian Pope (1431-47), dies on this day in history.  

1464  Death of Zhengtong, Emperor of China (b. 1427) on this day in history.  

1468  John Gutenberg, German inventor (boekdrukkunst), dies on February - 23.  

1526  On this day in history diego Colón, Spanish Viceroy of the Indies  

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