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Famous Birthdays In February - 23

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1417  Paul II, [Pietro Barbo], Italy, Pope (1464-71) was born on February - 23.  

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 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 February - 23.  

1633  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

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

1729  Josiah Hornblower, American statesman (d. 1809) was born on this day in history.  

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 February - 23.  

1776  On February - 23 birth of john Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47)  

1787  Emma Willard, US, opens school for young ladies (Hall of Fame) was born on this day in history.  

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

1811  George Washington Hewitt, composer was born on February - 23.  

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

1818  On this day in history birth of jeremy F Gilmer, Maj Gen/Chief Engineer Confederate War Dept  

1824  On this day in history birth of herman N van der Tuuk, Dutch philologist (Tobasch' Grammar)  

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

1831  On this day in history birth of hendrik W Mesdag, Dutch painter (Panorama Mesdag)  

1834  On February - 23 birth of gustav Hermann Nachtigal, German physician/colonizer/consul in Tunis  

1838  On this day in history birth of gilbert Moxley Sorrel, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901  

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 February - 23.  

1848  On February - 23 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  Barney Dreyfuss, baseball owner (Pitts Pirates) was born on this day in history.  

1868  William E B Du Bois, Mass, civil rights writer (Souls of Black Folk) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In February - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0155  On February - 23 death of polycarp, disciple of Apostle John, arrested & burned at stake  

0943  Death of Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, (b. 884) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1464  On this day in history death of zhengtong, Emperor of China (b. 1427)  

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

1526  On February - 23 diego Colón, Spanish Viceroy of the Indies  

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