Famous Deaths In February - 16
Monday, 27 March 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 On this day in history death of heinrich Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204)
1279 On February - 16 afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies
1391 Johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies on February - 16.
1531 On February - 16 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 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 February - 16 death of esprit Fléchier, French writer and Bishop of Nîmes (b. 1632)
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 February - 16.
1791 Death of Richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58 on this day in history.
1799 On this day in history charles Theoby, ruler (Palts & Bayern), dies at 74
1803 Jan V clav Stich, Bohemian composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1820 Death of Georg Carl von Döbeln, Swedish Lieutenant General and war hero (b. 1758) on this day in history.
1823 Johann Gottfried Schict, composer, dies at 69 on February - 16.
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 Lionel Lukin, life boat pioneer, dies on February - 16.
1844 Death of Joseph Crosfield, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1792) on this day in history.
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 Vaclav Jindrich Veit, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1892 Henry Walter Bates, naturalist/explorer (South America), dies on February - 16.
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 February - 16.
1910 On February - 16 albert Heinrich Zabel, composer, dies at 75
1912 On February - 16 edgar Evans, British explorer (Antarctica), dies
1915 Emil Waldteufel, [Charles Levy], French composer (Estudiantina), dies on this day in history.