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Historical Events Happened In February - 01

Sunday, 07 February 2016

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

1814  Volcano Mayon on Luzon Philippines erupts killing 1,200 on February - 01.  

1814  Lord Byron's "Corsair" sells 10,000 copies on day of publication on February - 01.  

1818  On this day in history giuseppi Gazzaniga, composer, dies at 74  

1819  On February - 01 henry Lawrence Eustis, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1885  

1821  Charles Samvei Bovy-Lysberg, composer on February - 01.  

1824  On February - 01 maria Theresia von Paradis, composer, dies at 64  

1827  Alphonse de Rothschild, French banker on February - 01.  

1829  On February - 01 john Potts Slough, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1867  

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

1833  On this day in history henry McNeal Turner, black methodist bishop  

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

1839  James A Herne, [J Aherne], US playwright (Hearts of Oak) on this day in history.  

1839  On this day in history giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist, dies at 76  

1840  The first U.S. college of Dentistry is chartered in Baltimore, MD on February - 01.  

1840  Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, 1st in US, incorporated on February - 01.  

1841  William H H Davenport, Buffalo, stage medium on February - 01.  

1844  Eduard Adolf Strasburger, German botanist (Angiospermen) on February - 01.  

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

1850  Edward Baker Lincoln, son of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln on this day in history.  

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  Death of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, British author of Frankenstein on this day in history.  

1851  Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein, dies at age 53 on February - 01.  

1851  On this day in history mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, novelist (Frankenstein), dies at 53  

1854  On February - 01 fire destroys Parliament Buildings at Quebec; government transfers to Toronto; hastens the decision to move to Ottawa  

1856  On February - 01 auburn University is chartered as the East Alabama Male College.  

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

1859  On February - 01 victor August Herbert, Dublin Ireland, composer (Babes in Toyland)  

1860  1st rabbi to open House of Representatives, Morris Raphall of NYC on February - 01.  

1861  Dike breaks in Gelderland Netherlands on February - 01.  

1861  On this day in history texas votes to secede from the Union.  

1862  Julia Howe publishes "Battle Hymn of the Republic" on February - 01.  

1862  On February - 01 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 February - 01.  

1459  On February - 01 birth of conrad Celtes, German scholar (d. 1508)  

1462  On February - 01 birth of johannes Trithemius, German cryptographer (d. 1516)  

1552  On this day in history birth of edward Coke, Mileham Norfolk, jurist/politician (defended common law)  

1603  Michael Trumper, composer was born on February - 01.  

1605  On February - 01 birth of isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic  

1633  On this day in history birth of gabriel Schutz, composer  

1635  Marquard Gude, German archaeologist (d. 1689) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of alexius IV Angelus, regent of Byzantium (1203-04), murdered  

1248  Hendrik II, duke of Brabant (1235-48), dies on February - 01.  

1294  Louis II, the Stern, ruler of Upper-Bayern, dies on February - 01.  

1328  On February - 01 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 February - 01 death of girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480)  

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

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