Famous Deaths In February - 16
Friday, 24 October 2014
0309 Death of Pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded on February - 16.
0923 Abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83 on February - 16.
1247 Death of Heinrich Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204) on this day in history.
1279 Afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies on February - 16.
1391 On February - 16 johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies
1531 Death of Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1452) on February - 16.
1538 Everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65 on February - 16.
1560 Death of Jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat on February - 16.
1653 Johannes Schultz, composer, dies at 70 on February - 16.
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 On this day in history richard Mead, physician, dies
1779 On February - 16 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 Jan V clav Stich, Bohemian composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1820 On February - 16 death of georg Carl von Döbeln, Swedish Lieutenant General and war hero (b. 1758).
1823 On February - 16 johann Gottfried Schict, composer, dies at 69
1825 On February - 16 george Gerson, composer, dies at 34
1829 On February - 16 francois-Joseph Gossec, Belg/Fr composer (Messe of Morts), dies at 95
1834 On February - 16 lionel Lukin, life boat pioneer, dies
1844 On February - 16 death of joseph Crosfield, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1792)
1851 Anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician, dies at 95 on this day in history.
1857 Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77 on February - 16.
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 Henry Walter Bates, naturalist/explorer (South America), dies on this day in history.
1898 Death of Thomas Bracken, New Zealand poet (b. 1843) on February - 16.
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 On this day in history edgar Evans, British explorer (Antarctica), dies
1915 Emil Waldteufel, [Charles Levy], French composer (Estudiantina), dies on February - 16.