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Famous Deaths In February - 16

Sunday, 26 February 2017

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

0923  On this day in history abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83  

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

1279  Afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies on this day in history.  

1391  Johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies on February - 16.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1653  Johannes Schultz, composer, dies at 70 on February - 16.  

1710  On February - 16 death of esprit Fléchier, French writer and Bishop of Nîmes (b. 1632)  

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1721  Death of James Craggs the Younger, English politician (b. 1686) on this day in history.  

1754  Richard Mead, physician, dies on this day in history.  

1779  William Boyce, English organist/composer (Cathedral Music), dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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  George Gerson, composer, dies at 34 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1851  Anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician, dies at 95 on February - 16.  

1857  On this day in history auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77  

1858  On February - 16 georg F Creuzer, German philological/historian, dies at 86  

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

1892  On this day in history henry Walter Bates, naturalist/explorer (South America), dies  

1898  Death of Thomas Bracken, New Zealand poet (b. 1843) on February - 16.  

1899  On February - 16 francois Félix Faure, president of France (1895-99), dies at 57  

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  On February - 16 albert Heinrich Zabel, composer, dies at 75  

1912  On this day in history edgar Evans, British explorer (Antarctica), dies  

1915  Emil Waldteufel, [Charles Levy], French composer (Estudiantina), dies on February - 16.  

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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  Ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet was born on February - 16.  

1497  On this day in history birth of philipp Melanchthon, Germ, Protestant reformer (Augsburgse Confessie)  

1519  On this day in history birth of gaspard de Coligny, Huguenot leader/French admiral  

1543  Kano Eitoku, Japanese painter (d. 1590) was born on February - 16.  

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

1643  On this day in history birth of john Sharp, English Archbishop of York (d. 1714)  

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

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