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Historical Events Happened In February - 01

Thursday, 17 April 2014

1814  On this day in history lord Byron's "The Corsair" sells 10,000 copies on the day of publication  

1814  Volcano Mayon on Luzon Philippines erupts killing 1,200 on this day in history.  

1814  Lord Byron's "Corsair" sells 10,000 copies on day of publication on this day in history.  

1818  Giuseppi Gazzaniga, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1819  On this day in history henry Lawrence Eustis, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1885  

1821  On this day in history charles Samvei Bovy-Lysberg, composer  

1824  Maria Theresia von Paradis, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1827  On this day in history alphonse de Rothschild, French banker  

1829  John Potts Slough, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1867 on this day in history.  

1832  Ecco Epkema, Dutch classic linguist (Frisian/Old Frisian), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1833  Henry McNeal Turner, black methodist bishop on this day in history.  

1838  Abraham de Veer, Dutch gov-gen of Suriname (1822-28), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1839  On this day in history james A Herne, [J Aherne], US playwright (Hearts of Oak)  

1839  Giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1840  The first U.S. college of Dentistry is chartered in Baltimore, MD on this day in history.  

1840  Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, 1st in US, incorporated on this day in history.  

1841  On this day in history william H H Davenport, Buffalo, stage medium  

1844  On this day in history eduard Adolf Strasburger, German botanist (Angiospermen)  

1846  Theophile Gautier publishes "Hashish Club" about his initiation on this day in history.  

1850  On this day in history edward Baker Lincoln, son of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln  

1851  Anti-transportation groups meet in Melbourne to lobby for permanent end to shipping of convicts to eastern Australian colonies on this day in history.  

1851  On this day in history death of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, British author of Frankenstein.  

1851  On this day in history mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein, dies at age 53.  

1851  Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, novelist (Frankenstein), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1854  Fire destroys Parliament Buildings at Quebec; government transfers to Toronto; hastens the decision to move to Ottawa on this day in history.  

1856  Auburn University is chartered as the East Alabama Male College on this day in history.  

1858  Douglas Law goes into effect in British Columbia; miners required to buy licenses to search for gold in the Fraser Valley on this day in history.  

1859  Victor August Herbert, Dublin Ireland, composer (Babes in Toyland) on this day in history.  

1860  On this day in history 1st rabbi to open House of Representatives, Morris Raphall of NYC  

1861  Dike breaks in Gelderland Netherlands on this day in history.  

1861  Texas votes to secede from the Union on this day in history.  

1862  On this day in history julia Howe publishes "Battle Hymn of the Republic"  

1862  On this day in history julia Howe publishes "Battle Hymn of Republic"  

1864  2nd German-Danish war begins on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1261  Walter de Stapledon, English bishop (d. 1326) was born on this day in history.  

1459  On this day in history birth of conrad Celtes, German scholar (d. 1508)  

1462  On this day in history birth of johannes Trithemius, German cryptographer (d. 1516)  

1552  Edward Coke, Mileham Norfolk, jurist/politician (defended common law) was born on this day in history.  

1603  On this day in history birth of michael Trumper, composer  

1605  Isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic was born on this day in history.  

1633  Gabriel Schutz, composer was born on this day in history.  

1635  On this day in history birth of marquard Gude, German archaeologist (d. 1689)  

Famous Deaths In February - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0656  On this day in history sigebert III, king of Austrasia, dies at about 25  

1204  Death of Alexius IV Angelus, regent of Byzantium (1203-04), murdered on this day in history.  

1248  On this day in history hendrik II, duke of Brabant (1235-48), dies  

1294  Louis II, the Stern, ruler of Upper-Bayern, dies on this day in history.  

1328  On this day in history charles IV, the Handsome, King of France (1322-28), dies  

1502  Olivier de la Marche, Flemish writer/poet/governor, dies on this day in history.  

1542  On this day in history death of girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480)  

1563  Death of Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia (died of fever) on this day in history.