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Famous Birthdays In February - 23

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

1417  On February - 23 birth of paul II, [Pietro Barbo], Italy, Pope (1464-71)  

1417  Pope Paul II (d. 1471) was born on this day in history.  

1583  On February - 23 birth of jean-Baptiste Morin, French scientist (d. 1656)  

1614  On February - 23 birth of jacob Colijn(s), Dutch coat of arms painter  

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

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

1646  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of john Blow, composer of 1st English opera (Venus & Adonis) (baptized)  

1685  George Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah) was born on February - 23.  

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1700  On this day in history birth of wilhelmus Schortinghuis, Dutch theologist (Profound Christianity)  

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

1729  Josiah Hornblower, American statesman (d. 1809) was born on February - 23.  

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

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  John Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47) was born on this day in history.  

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  George Washington Hewitt, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1818  On February - 23 birth of jeremy F Gilmer, Maj Gen/Chief Engineer Confederate War Dept  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1838  On February - 23 birth of gilbert Moxley Sorrel, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901  

1840  On February - 23 birth of carl Menger, Austrian economist  

1842  On this day in history birth of karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann, German philosopher (d. 1906)  

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

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

1863  On this day in history birth of franz von Stuck, German painter (Der Krieg)  

1865  On February - 23 birth of barney Dreyfuss, baseball owner (Pitts Pirates)  

1868  On this day in history birth of william E B Du Bois, Mass, civil rights writer (Souls of Black Folk)  

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

1011  Death of Willigis, Archbishop of Mainz on February - 23.  

1100  Death of Emperor Zhezong of China (b. 1076) on February - 23.  

1447  On this day in history eugene IV, [Gabriele Condulmer], Italian Pope (1431-47), dies  

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 February - 23 diego Colón, Spanish Viceroy of the Indies  

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