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Famous Birthdays In February - 26

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1361  On February - 26 birth of wenceslas of Bohemia, Holy Roman Catholic German emperor (1378-1400)  

1587  On this day in history birth of stefano Landi, Italian composer (d. 1639)  

1588  On February - 26 birth of nicolaus Erich, composer  

1671  Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, English politician and philosopher (d. 1713) was born on this day in history.  

1672  Antoine Augustine Calmet, French theologian (d. 1757) was born on February - 26.  

1675  Johann Philipp Treiber, composer was born on February - 26.  

1677  On this day in history birth of nicola Fago, composer  

1686  Godefroi L Count d'Estrades, French diplomat was born on this day in history.  

1714  James Hervey, English clergyman and writer (d. 1758) was born on this day in history.  

1717  John Randall, composer was born on February - 26.  

1720  Gian Francesco Albani, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1803) was born on February - 26.  

1746  On this day in history birth of archduchess Marie Amalie of Austria, duchess of Piacenza (d. 1806)  

1770  Antoine Reicha, composer was born on February - 26.  

1772  Caspar Furstenau, composer was born on this day in history.  

1799  Émile Clapeyron, French engineer and physicist (d. 1864) was born on February - 26.  

1802  Victor Hugo, France, author (Hunchback of Notre Dame, Les Miserables) was born on February - 26.  

1808  Honoré Daumier, French painter, illustrator, and sculptor (d. 1879) was born on this day in history.  

1808  Nathan Kelley,American architect, active mainly in Ohio, (d.1871) was born on February - 26.  

1814  Charles Joseph Sainte-Claire Deville, French geologist (d. 1876) was born on February - 26.  

1824  Carlos Calvo, Arg diplomat/people rights scholar (Calvo Clause) was born on February - 26.  

1825  Hans Balatka, composer was born on February - 26.  

1829  Levi Strauss, German-born clothing designer (d. 1902) was born on February - 26.  

1831  Filippo Marchetti, composer was born on February - 26.  

1832  On February - 26 birth of john George Nicolay, US, author (Abe Lincoln's biographer)  

1834  Aleksander Zarzycki, composer was born on February - 26.  

1835  Richard Andree, German geography/etnologist (Andree's Handatlas) was born on February - 26.  

1837  Charles Woeste, Belgian count/min of Justice was born on February - 26.  

1838  On February - 26 birth of wendelin Weissheimer, composer  

1841  On this day in history birth of evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general (Egypt)  

1842  Camille Flammarion, Mars researcher & popularizer of astronomy was born on February - 26.  

1845  On February - 26 birth of aleksander Rozycki, composer  

1845  Alexander III, St Petersburg, Russian tsar (1881-94) (3/10 NS) was born on this day in history.  

1846  On February - 26 birth of william F "Buffalo Bill" Cody, Davenport Iowa, killed 4000 buffaloes  

1852  John Harvey Kellogg, surgeon, inspired flaked cereal industry was born on February - 26.  

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Famous Deaths In February - 26

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1076  On this day in history death of godfried III, with the Hump, duke of Neth-Lutherian, murdered  

1154  Rogier II Guiscard, King of Sicily (1101-54), dies at 60 on February - 26.  

1200  Death of Symeon, former Serbian ruler and saint on this day in history.  

1266  Manfred, bastard son of Emperor Frederik II/king of Sicily, dies on this day in history.  

1324  Dino Compagni, Italian silk seller/poet/chronicler, dies on this day in history.  

1360  On this day in history death of roger Mortimer, 2nd Earl of March, English military leader (b. 1328)  

1538  On this day in history worp van Thabor, Frisian abbott of Thabor (Chronicon Frisiae), dies  

1552  Death of Heinrich Faber, German composer on this day in history.