Famous Deaths In February - 16
Tuesday, 03 May 2016
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 On February - 16 death of heinrich Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204)
1279 On February - 16 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 this day in history.
1538 Everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65 on February - 16.
1560 On February - 16 death of jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat
1653 On February - 16 johannes Schultz, composer, dies at 70
1710 On this day in history death of esprit Fléchier, French writer and Bishop of Nîmes (b. 1632)
1721 On this day in history death of james Craggs the Younger, English politician (b. 1686)
1754 Richard Mead, physician, dies on February - 16.
1779 On this day in history william Boyce, English organist/composer (Cathedral Music), dies
1791 Death of Richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58 on this day in history.
1799 Charles Theoby, ruler (Palts & Bayern), dies at 74 on February - 16.
1803 On February - 16 jan V clav Stich, Bohemian composer, dies at 56
1820 On this day in history death of georg Carl von Döbeln, Swedish Lieutenant General and war hero (b. 1758).
1823 On this day in history johann Gottfried Schict, composer, dies at 69
1825 On this day in history george Gerson, composer, dies at 34
1829 Francois-Joseph Gossec, Belg/Fr composer (Messe of Morts), dies at 95 on February - 16.
1834 On February - 16 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 this day in history.
1857 On February - 16 auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77
1858 On February - 16 georg F Creuzer, German philological/historian, dies at 86
1864 On this day in history vaclav Jindrich Veit, composer, dies at 58
1892 Henry Walter Bates, naturalist/explorer (South America), dies on February - 16.
1898 On February - 16 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 February - 16 george Labram, US mine engineer in South Africa, dies in battle
1907 Death of Giosuè Carducci, Italian writer, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1835) on this day in history.
1910 Albert Heinrich Zabel, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1912 On February - 16 edgar Evans, British explorer (Antarctica), dies
1915 On February - 16 emil Waldteufel, [Charles Levy], French composer (Estudiantina), dies