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Famous Birthdays In February - 26

Friday, 25 March 2016

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  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 this day in history.  

1675  On this day in history birth of johann Philipp Treiber, composer  

1677  Nicola Fago, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1770  On this day in history birth of antoine Reicha, composer  

1772  On February - 26 birth of caspar Furstenau, composer  

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

1802  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of charles Joseph Sainte-Claire Deville, French geologist (d. 1876)  

1824  On February - 26 birth of carlos Calvo, Arg diplomat/people rights scholar (Calvo Clause)  

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

1829  On this day in history birth of levi Strauss, German-born clothing designer (d. 1902)  

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

1832  On this day in history 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  Charles Woeste, Belgian count/min of Justice was born on February - 26.  

1838  Wendelin Weissheimer, composer was born on this day in history.  

1841  Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general (Egypt) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1846  On this day in history 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

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  On February - 26 rogier II Guiscard, King of Sicily (1101-54), dies at 60  

1200  Death of Symeon, former Serbian ruler and saint on February - 26.  

1266  On this day in history manfred, bastard son of Emperor Frederik II/king of Sicily, dies  

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  Worp van Thabor, Frisian abbott of Thabor (Chronicon Frisiae), dies on this day in history.  

1552  Death of Heinrich Faber, German composer on February - 26.  

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