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Famous Deaths In February - 16

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

0309  On February - 16 death of pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded  

0923  Abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83 on February - 16.  

1247  On this day in history death of heinrich Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204)  

1279  On this day in history afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies  

1391  Johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies on this day in history.  

1531  On this day in history death of johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1452)  

1538  Everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1560  Death of Jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat on this day in history.  

1653  Johannes Schultz, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1710  Death of Esprit Fléchier, French writer and Bishop of Nîmes (b. 1632) on February - 16.  

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  On February - 16 death of richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58  

1799  On this day in history charles Theoby, ruler (Palts & Bayern), dies at 74  

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  Johann Gottfried Schict, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1825  On February - 16 george Gerson, composer, dies at 34  

1829  On this day in history francois-Joseph Gossec, Belg/Fr composer (Messe of Morts), dies at 95  

1834  Lionel Lukin, life boat pioneer, dies on this day in history.  

1844  Death of Joseph Crosfield, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1792) on February - 16.  

1851  On February - 16 anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician, dies at 95  

1857  On February - 16 auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77  

1858  On this day in history georg F Creuzer, German philological/historian, dies at 86  

1864  On February - 16 vaclav Jindrich Veit, composer, dies at 58  

1892  On February - 16 henry Walter Bates, naturalist/explorer (South America), dies  

1898  Death of Thomas Bracken, New Zealand poet (b. 1843) on this day in history.  

1899  Francois Félix Faure, president of France (1895-99), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1900  George Labram, US mine engineer in South Africa, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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 February - 16.  

1912  Edgar Evans, British explorer (Antarctica), dies on this day in history.  

1915  On February - 16 emil Waldteufel, [Charles Levy], French composer (Estudiantina), dies  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1032  Emperor Yingzong of China (d. 1067) was born on February - 16.  

1075  On this day in history birth of ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet  

1497  Philipp Melanchthon, Germ, Protestant reformer (Augsburgse Confessie) was born on this day in history.  

1519  On February - 16 birth of gaspard de Coligny, Huguenot leader/French admiral  

1543  On this day in history birth of kano Eitoku, Japanese painter (d. 1590)  

1620  Frederick William, Great Elector, founder of Brandenburg-Prussia was born on this day in history.  

1643  On February - 16 birth of john Sharp, English Archbishop of York (d. 1714)  

1669  Arnold Boonen, Dutch portrait painter was born on this day in history.