Famous Deaths In February - 16
Thursday, 19 January 2017
0309 Death of Pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded on February - 16.
0923 On February - 16 abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83
1247 Death of Heinrich Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204) on February - 16.
1279 On this day in history afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies
1391 On this day in history johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies
1531 Death of Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1452) on February - 16.
1538 On February - 16 everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65
1560 Death of Jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat on February - 16.
1653 On this day in history johannes Schultz, composer, dies at 70
1710 Death of Esprit Fléchier, French writer and Bishop of Nîmes (b. 1632) on this day in history.
1721 Death of James Craggs the Younger, English politician (b. 1686) on February - 16.
1754 Richard Mead, physician, dies on February - 16.
1779 On this day in history william Boyce, English organist/composer (Cathedral Music), dies
1791 On February - 16 death of richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58
1799 On February - 16 charles Theoby, ruler (Palts & Bayern), dies at 74
1803 On February - 16 jan V clav Stich, Bohemian composer, dies at 56
1820 Death of Georg Carl von Döbeln, Swedish Lieutenant General and war hero (b. 1758) on February - 16.
1823 Johann Gottfried Schict, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1825 On February - 16 george Gerson, composer, dies at 34
1829 Francois-Joseph Gossec, Belg/Fr composer (Messe of Morts), dies at 95 on this day in history.
1834 On this day in history lionel Lukin, life boat pioneer, dies
1844 Death of Joseph Crosfield, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1792) on February - 16.
1851 Anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician, dies at 95 on February - 16.
1857 On February - 16 auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77
1858 Georg F Creuzer, German philological/historian, dies at 86 on February - 16.
1864 Vaclav Jindrich Veit, composer, dies at 58 on February - 16.
1892 Henry Walter Bates, naturalist/explorer (South America), dies on February - 16.
1898 On this day in history death of thomas Bracken, New Zealand poet (b. 1843)
1899 On February - 16 francois Félix Faure, president of France (1895-99), dies at 57
1900 On this day in history george Labram, US mine engineer in South Africa, dies in battle
1907 On this day in history death of giosuè Carducci, Italian writer, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1835)
1910 On February - 16 albert Heinrich Zabel, composer, dies at 75
1912 Edgar Evans, British explorer (Antarctica), dies on this day in history.
1915 Emil Waldteufel, [Charles Levy], French composer (Estudiantina), dies on this day in history.