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Famous Birthdays In February - 26

Friday, 30 January 2015

1361  On this day in history 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  Nicolaus Erich, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1672  On February - 26 birth of antoine Augustine Calmet, French theologian (d. 1757)  

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

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  On February - 26 birth of james Hervey, English clergyman and writer (d. 1758)  

1717  On February - 26 birth of john Randall, composer  

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

1746  On February - 26 birth of archduchess Marie Amalie of Austria, duchess of Piacenza (d. 1806)  

1770  On February - 26 birth of antoine Reicha, composer  

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

1799  On February - 26 birth of Émile Clapeyron, French engineer and physicist (d. 1864)  

1802  On February - 26 birth of victor Hugo, France, author (Hunchback of Notre Dame, Les Miserables)  

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

1808  Nathan Kelley,American architect, active mainly in Ohio, (d.1871) was born on this day in history.  

1814  On February - 26 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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1835  On February - 26 birth of richard Andree, German geography/etnologist (Andree's Handatlas)  

1837  On this day in history birth of charles Woeste, Belgian count/min of Justice  

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  On this day in history birth of camille Flammarion, Mars researcher & popularizer of astronomy  

1845  Aleksander Rozycki, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1846  William F "Buffalo Bill" Cody, Davenport Iowa, killed 4000 buffaloes was born on this day in history.  

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 February - 26 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 this day in history.  

1200  On this day in history death of symeon, former Serbian ruler and saint  

1266  Manfred, bastard son of Emperor Frederik II/king of Sicily, dies on February - 26.  

1324  Dino Compagni, Italian silk seller/poet/chronicler, dies on February - 26.  

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

1538  Worp van Thabor, Frisian abbott of Thabor (Chronicon Frisiae), dies on February - 26.  

1552  On February - 26 death of heinrich Faber, German composer