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Famous Birthdays In February - 28

Saturday, 13 February 2016

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

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

1409  Elisabeth II of Bohemia (d. 1442) was born on February - 28.  

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  Joost Bürgi, Swiss clockmaker (d. 1632) was born on February - 28.  

1573  On February - 28 birth of elias Hill, German architect/city builder (Augsburg)  

1612  On this day in history birth of john Pearson, English theologian (d. 1686)  

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

1632  On this day in history birth of jean-Baptiste Lully, Florence Italy, composer  

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

1670  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of aleksei P Romanov, Russia, son of Peter the Great  

1704  On February - 28 birth of louis Godin, French astronomer (d. 1760)  

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

1724  On February - 28 birth of george Townshend, 1st Marquess Townshend, British field marshal (d. 1807)  

1747  On February - 28 birth of justin Morgan, composer  

1750  Ignacy Potocki, Polish foreign minister was born on this day in history.  

1764  Robert Haldane, Scottish theologist/philanthropist was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1792  On this day in history birth of karl Earnest Ritter von Baer, Estonian/German embryologist  

1797  On February - 28 birth of mary Lyon, US, educator (Mt Holyoke) (Hall of Fame)  

1797  W Frederik K, prince of Netherlands/general/admiral (10 day campaign) was born on February - 28.  

1810  Reinier C Bakhuizen van de Brink, Dutch historian was born on February - 28.  

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

1824  On February - 28 birth of charles Blondin, France, acrobat/aerialist  

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

1825  On February - 28 birth of quincy Adams Gillmore, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1888  

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Famous Deaths In February - 28

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0642  On February - 28 oswald, English missionary/saint, dies in battle  

1261  Hendrik, duke of Brabant (1248-61), dies on February - 28.  

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  On February - 28 death of niclas, Graf von Abensberg, German soldier (b. 1441)  

1510  On this day in history death of juan de la Cosa, Spanish cartographer and explorer  

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

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

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