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Famous Birthdays In February - 23

Sunday, 26 February 2017

1417  On this day in history birth of paul II, [Pietro Barbo], Italy, Pope (1464-71)  

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  On this day in history birth of jacob Colijn(s), Dutch coat of arms painter  

1615  Cornelis Galle II, Flemish engraver/illustrator, baptised was born on this day in history.  

1633  Samuel Pepys, London England, navy expert/composer (Diary, Memoirs) was born on this day in history.  

1646  On February - 23 birth of tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Japanese shogun (d. 1709)  

1648  On February - 23 birth of arabella Churchill, English mistress of James II of England (d. 1730)  

1649  On February - 23 birth of john Blow, composer of 1st English opera (Venus & Adonis) (baptized)  

1685  On this day in history birth of george Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah)  

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1700  Wilhelmus Schortinghuis, Dutch theologist (Profound Christianity) was born on February - 23.  

1723  Richard Price, Welsh philosopher (d. 1791) was born on February - 23.  

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

1730  Christian Joseph Lidarti, composer was born on February - 23.  

1734  Mayer Amschel Rothschild, Frankfurt, founder (House of Rothschild) was born on February - 23.  

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

1776  On this day in history birth of john Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47)  

1787  On February - 23 birth of emma Willard, US, opens school for young ladies (Hall of Fame)  

1792  Istvan Ferenczi, Hungarian sculptor was born on February - 23.  

1811  On this day in history birth of george Washington Hewitt, composer  

1817  On February - 23 birth of george Watts, London, painter  

1818  Jeremy F Gilmer, Maj Gen/Chief Engineer Confederate War Dept was born on this day in history.  

1824  On February - 23 birth of herman N van der Tuuk, Dutch philologist (Tobasch' Grammar)  

1824  Lewis Cass Hunt, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1886 was born on February - 23.  

1831  Hendrik W Mesdag, Dutch painter (Panorama Mesdag) was born on February - 23.  

1834  Gustav Hermann Nachtigal, German physician/colonizer/consul in Tunis was born on this day in history.  

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

1840  On this day in history birth of carl Menger, Austrian economist  

1842  Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann, German philosopher (d. 1906) was born on this day in history.  

1848  On this day in history birth of thomas Paine Westendorf, composer  

1850  César Ritz, Swiss hotelier (d. 1918) was born on February - 23.  

1863  Franz von Stuck, German painter (Der Krieg) was born on February - 23.  

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  On this day in history death of polycarp, disciple of Apostle John, arrested & burned at stake  

0943  On this day in history death of herbert II, Count of Vermandois, (b. 884)  

1011  On this day in history death of willigis, Archbishop of Mainz  

1100  On February - 23 death of emperor Zhezong of China (b. 1076)  

1447  On February - 23 eugene IV, [Gabriele Condulmer], Italian Pope (1431-47), dies  

1464  Death of Zhengtong, Emperor of China (b. 1427) on February - 23.  

1468  On this day in history john Gutenberg, German inventor (boekdrukkunst), dies  

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

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