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Famous Birthdays In February - 28

Thursday, 27 November 2014

1155  Henry the Young King, son of Henry II of England (d. 1183) was born on February - 28.  

1261  Margaret of Scotland, queen of Norway (d. 1283) was born on this day in history.  

1409  On February - 28 birth of elisabeth II of Bohemia (d. 1442)  

1533  On February - 28 birth of michel de Montaigne, France, essayist/philosopher  

1552  Jobst Borgi, [Justus Byrgius], Swiss/German mathematician was born on February - 28.  

1552  On this day in history birth of joost Bürgi, Swiss clockmaker (d. 1632)  

1573  On this day in history birth of elias Hill, German architect/city builder (Augsburg)  

1612  John Pearson, English theologian (d. 1686) was born on this day in history.  

1616  On this day in history birth of kaspar Forster, composer  

1632  On February - 28 birth of jean-Baptiste Lully, Florence Italy, composer  

1663  On February - 28 birth of thomas Newcomen, English co-inventor (steam engine)  

1670  Benjamin Wadsworth, American President of Harvard University (d. 1737) was born on this day in history.  

1675  On this day in history birth of guillaume Delisle, French cartographer (d. 1726)  

1683  René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur, French scientist (d. 1757) was born on this day in history.  

1690  Aleksei P Romanov, Russia, son of Peter the Great was born on this day in history.  

1704  On this day in history birth of louis Godin, French astronomer (d. 1760)  

1712  Louis-Joseph de Montcalm, French military commander (d. 1759) was born on this day in history.  

1724  On this day in history birth of george Townshend, 1st Marquess Townshend, British field marshal (d. 1807)  

1747  Justin Morgan, composer was born on this day in history.  

1750  On this day in history birth of ignacy Potocki, Polish foreign minister  

1764  On February - 28 birth of robert Haldane, Scottish theologist/philanthropist  

1771  On this day in history birth of french Jozef Kinsoen, Flemish portrait painter  

1786  D Francois J Arago, French astronomer/physicist/politician was born on February - 28.  

1792  Karl Earnest Ritter von Baer, Estonian/German embryologist was born on this day in history.  

1797  On this day in history birth of mary Lyon, US, educator (Mt Holyoke) (Hall of Fame)  

1797  On this day in history birth of w Frederik K, prince of Netherlands/general/admiral (10 day campaign)  

1810  On this day in history birth of reinier C Bakhuizen van de Brink, Dutch historian  

1817  On this day in history birth of james Craig, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1888  

1820  On this day in history birth of john Tenniel, England, cartoonist/illustrator (Alice in Wonderland)  

1822  On February - 28 birth of matthew Duncan Ector, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1879  

1823  On February - 28 birth of ernest Renan, French philosopher/historian/scholar of religion  

1824  Charles Blondin, France, acrobat/aerialist was born on February - 28.  

1824  On this day in history birth of john Creed Moore, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1910  

1825  Quincy Adams Gillmore, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1888 was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In February - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0642  On this day in history oswald, English missionary/saint, dies in battle  

1261  Hendrik, duke of Brabant (1248-61), dies on this day in history.  

1326  Death of Duke Leopold I of Austria (b. 1290) on February - 28.  

1453  On this day in history death of isabella, Duchess of Lorraine (b. 1400)  

1485  Death of Niclas, Graf von Abensberg, German soldier (b. 1441) on this day in history.  

1510  Death of Juan de la Cosa, Spanish cartographer and explorer on this day in history.  

1525  On this day in history death of cuauhtémoc, Aztec ruler  

1572  On February - 28 death of aegidius Tschudi, Swiss historian (b. 1505)