Home Events & Holidays Famous Birthdays Famous Deaths Famous Quotes History Calendar Add Your Events


Find A Historical Year

  • [ * 1988 ]

Monthwise Historical Events


Events & Holidays Celebrated Today

Countrywise Events & Holidays »

  • Grito de Lares (Puerto Rico)
  • Independence Day (Armenia)
  • National Day (Saudi Arabia)
  • Shubun no Hi / Autumnal Equinox Day (Japan)
  • View All »

Days In February



  • Which invention had the greatest impact on human life?
    Steam Engine
    Electric Lighting


Get The Maximum Likes For Your Events Page And Win Exciting Gifts!!!

Latest Events Listers


Famous Quotes


Find Us On Facebook




Famous Deaths In February - 23

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

0155  On this day in history death of polycarp, disciple of Apostle John, arrested & burned at stake  

1011  On this day in history death of willigis, Archbishop of Mainz  

1100  On February - 23 death of emperor Zhezong of China (b. 1076)  

1447  Eugene IV, [Gabriele Condulmer], Italian Pope (1431-47), dies on this day in history.  

1464  On this day in history death of zhengtong, Emperor of China (b. 1427)  

1468  John Gutenberg, German inventor (boekdrukkunst), dies on February - 23.  

1526  On this day in history diego Colón, Spanish Viceroy of the Indies  

1554  On this day in history death of henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk, Lady Jane Grey's father, executed  

1572  Death of Pierre Certon, French composer on February - 23.  

1603  Death of Andrea Cesalpino, Italian philosopher, physician, and botanist (b. 1519) on February - 23.  

1607  Herman Herbertsz, vicar, dies at about 60 on this day in history.  

1669  On February - 23 lieuwe van Aitzema, Frisian historian, dies at 68  

1682  On this day in history abraham de Wicquefort, Dutch diplomat/historian, dies at 75  

1704  On this day in history georg Muffat, French/German organist/composer, dies at 50  

1718  On February - 23 francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63  

1766  Stanislaw Leszcynski, duke of Lutherans/king of Poland, dies on this day in history.  

1781  Death of George Taylor, American signer of the Declaration of Independence (bc. 1716) on February - 23.  

1792  On February - 23 joshua Reynolds, English portrait painter (Simplicity), dies at 68  

1800  Death of Joseph Warton, English literary critic (b. 1722) on February - 23.  

1806  John Alcock, composer, dies at 90 on February - 23.  

1807  On February - 23 francois Guichard, composer, dies at 61  

1821  On this day in history john Keats, Romantic poet, dies of tuberculosis at 25 in Rome  

1848  On this day in history john Quincy Adams, 6th US pres (1825-1829), dies of a stroke at 80  

1855  Carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician, dies on February - 23.  

1859  On this day in history death of zygmunt Krasiński, Polish Romantic poet (b. 1812)  

1867  On this day in history george Thomas Smart, composer, dies at 90  

1879  On this day in history death of albrecht Graf von Roon, Prime Minister of Prussia (b. 1803)  

1884  Tambo Tambo, Australian aboriginal/US circus attaction, dies at 23 on February - 23.  

1897  On February - 23 woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68  

1900  William Butterfield, architect of the Gothic revival, dies on February - 23.  

1902  On February - 23 samuel R Gardiner, British historian (Oliver Cromwell), dies at 72  

1903  On this day in history albert Cahen, composer, dies at 57  

1906  Death of Johann Hoch, US murderer, executed on this day in history.  

1908  Death of Johannes Friedrich August von Esmarch, German surgeon (b. 1823) on February - 23.  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | Next Page »

Making Of History Captured

Watch Rare Video Clips Of Historical Events

  • The world's oldest musical instrument (40,000 BCE) Mammoth ivory and bird bone flutes Germany
  • Cycling is the Greatest Invention of All Time
  • Wright Brothers First Flight (1903)
  • Raw Footage of Hamas Tunnel Terror Attack Being Thrawted
  • ISIS Genocide of Yazidi in Iraq
  • Boko Haram leader: Allah says to sell girls
  • Origins of Israel Palestinian Conflict
  • The Arab-Israeli Conflict Explained: World History Review
  • Israeli vs Hamas War VIDEO : 500 Killed in Gaza City Airstrikes, Rockets & Ground Operations
  • Dirty Football - Worst Tackles and Injuries
  • Best Of Rene Higuita by Jejinho
  • World Cup Moments: Carlos Valderrama
  • World Cup Greatest Moments - USA upsets England
  • World Cup Greatest Moments - Diego Maradona 1986 'The Hand of God'

Famous Birthdays In February - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1417  On this day in history birth of paul II, [Pietro Barbo], Italy, Pope (1464-71)  

1417  Pope Paul II (d. 1471) was born on this day in history.  

1583  Jean-Baptiste Morin, French scientist (d. 1656) was born on this day in history.  

1614  Jacob Colijn(s), Dutch coat of arms painter was born on February - 23.  

1615  Cornelis Galle II, Flemish engraver/illustrator, baptised was born on this day in history.  

1633  Samuel Pepys, London England, navy expert/composer (Diary, Memoirs) was born on this day in history.  

1646  On February - 23 birth of tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Japanese shogun (d. 1709)  

1648  Arabella Churchill, English mistress of James II of England (d. 1730) was born on this day in history.