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Famous Birthdays In February - 26

Friday, 12 February 2016

1361  Wenceslas of Bohemia, Holy Roman Catholic German emperor (1378-1400) was born on February - 26.  

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

1588  Nicolaus Erich, composer was born on this day in history.  

1671  On this day in history birth of anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, English politician and philosopher (d. 1713)  

1672  Antoine Augustine Calmet, French theologian (d. 1757) was born on this day in history.  

1675  Johann Philipp Treiber, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1686  On this day in history birth of godefroi L Count d'Estrades, French diplomat  

1714  James Hervey, English clergyman and writer (d. 1758) was born on February - 26.  

1717  On this day in history birth of john Randall, composer  

1720  Gian Francesco Albani, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1803) was born on this day in history.  

1746  Archduchess Marie Amalie of Austria, duchess of Piacenza (d. 1806) was born on February - 26.  

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

1772  On this day in history birth of caspar Furstenau, composer  

1799  On this day in history birth of Émile Clapeyron, French engineer and physicist (d. 1864)  

1802  Victor Hugo, France, author (Hunchback of Notre Dame, Les Miserables) was born on this day in history.  

1808  Honoré Daumier, French painter, illustrator, and sculptor (d. 1879) was born on February - 26.  

1808  On this day in history birth of nathan Kelley,American architect, active mainly in Ohio, (d.1871)  

1814  On this day in history birth of charles Joseph Sainte-Claire Deville, French geologist (d. 1876)  

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  On February - 26 birth of levi Strauss, German-born clothing designer (d. 1902)  

1831  Filippo Marchetti, composer was born on this day in history.  

1832  John George Nicolay, US, author (Abe Lincoln's biographer) was born on this day in history.  

1834  Aleksander Zarzycki, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1838  On this day in history birth of wendelin Weissheimer, composer  

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

1842  On February - 26 birth of camille Flammarion, Mars researcher & popularizer of astronomy  

1845  On this day in history birth of aleksander Rozycki, composer  

1845  On this day in history birth of alexander III, St Petersburg, Russian tsar (1881-94) (3/10 NS)  

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

1852  On this day in history birth of john Harvey Kellogg, surgeon, inspired flaked cereal industry  

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Famous Deaths In February - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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  On this day in history manfred, bastard son of Emperor Frederik II/king of Sicily, dies  

1324  On this day in history dino Compagni, Italian silk seller/poet/chronicler, dies  

1360  Death of Roger Mortimer, 2nd Earl of March, English military leader (b. 1328) on this day in history.  

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.  

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