Historical Events For February - 03
Thursday, 23 November 2017
1740 Guillaume Lasceux, composer on February - 03.
1743 Philadelphia establishes a "pesthouse" to quarantine immigrants on February - 03.
1748 Henri Madin, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1752 On this day in history dutch States-General forbid export of windmills
1755 On February - 03 florido Tomeoni, composer
1763 Caroline von Wolzogen, [von Lengefeld], German author on February - 03.
1781 On February - 03 dutch West Indies island of St Eustatia taken by the British
1781 Dutch West Indies island of St Eustatia taken by British on February - 03.
1783 On February - 03 spain recognizes the independent country calling itself the United States of America.
1783 On February - 03 spain recognizes US independence
1784 John Fane graaf van Westmorland, English (opera)composer/diplomat on February - 03.
1803 Pedro R de Campomanes, Spanish economist/lawyer/literary, dies at 79 on February - 03.
1805 On this day in history otto T Freiherr von Manteuffel, premier Prussia
1807 On February - 03 a British military force, under Brig-Gen. Sir Samuel Auchmuty captures the city of Montevideo, then part of the Spanish Empire now capital of Uruguay.
1807 Joseph Eggleston Johnston, Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1891 on February - 03.
1809 On February - 03 territory of Illinois organizes (including present-day Wisconsin)
1809 On February - 03 the birth of Felix Mendelssohn, German composer
1809 Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Hamburg Germ, composer (Great Scherzos) on February - 03.
1811 Horace Greeley, editor ("Go west, young man") on February - 03.
1814 Johann Antonin Kozeluch, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1815 On February - 03 world's first commercial cheese factory established, in Switzerland
1815 World's 1st commercial cheese factory established, in Switzerland on February - 03.
1817 On February - 03 emile Racine Gauthier Prudent, composer
1820 Elisha Kent Kane, US Arctic explorer (Kane Basin off NW Greenland) on February - 03.
1821 Elizabeth Blackwell, Bristol England, 1st woman physician on this day in history.
1823 On this day in history spencer F Baird, US biologist (Wood's Hole Station)
1824 On February - 03 george Thomas "Tige" Anderson, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1825 On February - 03 dutch North Sea coast floods
1826 Walter Bagehot, England, economist/sociologist on February - 03.
1830 On this day in history the sovereignty of Greece was confirmed in a London Protocol.
1830 Robert Cecil, Marquess of Salisbury (C), British PM (1885-1902) on this day in history.
1831 On February - 03 cyrus Ballou Comstock, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1910
1832 George Crabbe, English vicar/poet (Borough), dies at 77 on this day in history.
1833 Thomas T H Jorissen, Dutch historian on February - 03.