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Famous Birthdays In February - 28

Thursday, 25 August 2016

1155  On February - 28 birth of henry the Young King, son of Henry II of England (d. 1183)  

1261  On February - 28 birth of margaret of Scotland, queen of Norway (d. 1283)  

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 this day in history.  

1552  On February - 28 birth of joost Bürgi, Swiss clockmaker (d. 1632)  

1573  On February - 28 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  Jean-Baptiste Lully, Florence Italy, composer was born on this day in history.  

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1663  On this day in history birth of thomas Newcomen, English co-inventor (steam engine)  

1670  On February - 28 birth of benjamin Wadsworth, American President of Harvard University (d. 1737)  

1675  On February - 28 birth of guillaume Delisle, French cartographer (d. 1726)  

1683  On this day in history birth of rené Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur, French scientist (d. 1757)  

1690  On February - 28 birth of aleksei P Romanov, Russia, son of Peter the Great  

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

1712  On February - 28 birth of louis-Joseph de Montcalm, French military commander (d. 1759)  

1724  George Townshend, 1st Marquess Townshend, British field marshal (d. 1807) was born on this day in history.  

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  Robert Haldane, Scottish theologist/philanthropist was born on February - 28.  

1771  On February - 28 birth of french Jozef Kinsoen, Flemish portrait painter  

1786  On February - 28 birth of d Francois J Arago, French astronomer/physicist/politician  

1792  On February - 28 birth of karl Earnest Ritter von Baer, Estonian/German embryologist  

1797  Mary Lyon, US, educator (Mt Holyoke) (Hall of Fame) was born on this day in history.  

1797  W Frederik K, prince of Netherlands/general/admiral (10 day campaign) was born on this day in history.  

1810  On February - 28 birth of reinier C Bakhuizen van de Brink, Dutch historian  

1817  James Craig, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1888 was born on February - 28.  

1820  John Tenniel, England, cartoonist/illustrator (Alice in Wonderland) was born on this day in history.  

1822  On this day in history birth of matthew Duncan Ector, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1879  

1823  Ernest Renan, French philosopher/historian/scholar of religion was born on this day in history.  

1824  Charles Blondin, France, acrobat/aerialist was born on this day in history.  

1824  On February - 28 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 February - 28.  

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Famous Deaths In February - 28

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0642  Oswald, English missionary/saint, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1261  On February - 28 hendrik, duke of Brabant (1248-61), dies  

1326  On this day in history death of duke Leopold I of Austria (b. 1290)  

1453  Death of Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine (b. 1400) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history death of aegidius Tschudi, Swiss historian (b. 1505)  

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