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Historical Events Happened In February - 03

Sunday, 01 February 2015

1740  On this day in history guillaume Lasceux, composer  

1743  On this day in history philadelphia establishes a "pesthouse" to quarantine immigrants  

1748  On February - 03 henri Madin, composer, dies at 49  

1752  On February - 03 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  Spain recognizes the independent country calling itself the United States of America on February - 03.  

1783  Spain recognizes US independence on February - 03.  

1784  On this day in history john Fane graaf van Westmorland, English (opera)composer/diplomat  

1803  Pedro R de Campomanes, Spanish economist/lawyer/literary, dies at 79 on February - 03.  

1805  Otto T Freiherr von Manteuffel, premier Prussia on this day in history.  

1807  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 on February - 03.  

1807  On this day in history joseph Eggleston Johnston, Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1891  

1809  Territory of Illinois organizes (including present-day Wisconsin) on this day in history.  

1809  The birth of Felix Mendelssohn, German composer on this day in history.  

1809  Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Hamburg Germ, composer (Great Scherzos) on this day in history.  

1811  On this day in history horace Greeley, editor ("Go west, young man")  

1814  Johann Antonin Kozeluch, composer, dies at 75 on February - 03.  

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  Emile Racine Gauthier Prudent, composer on this day in history.  

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  Spencer F Baird, US biologist (Wood's Hole Station) on February - 03.  

1824  George Thomas "Tige" Anderson, Brig General (Confederate Army) on this day in history.  

1825  Dutch North Sea coast floods on this day in history.  

1826  Walter Bagehot, England, economist/sociologist on February - 03.  

1830  The sovereignty of Greece was confirmed in a London Protocol on this day in history.  

1830  On February - 03 robert Cecil, Marquess of Salisbury (C), British PM (1885-1902)  

1831  Cyrus Ballou Comstock, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1910 on February - 03.  

1832  On this day in history george Crabbe, English vicar/poet (Borough), dies at 77  

1833  Thomas T H Jorissen, Dutch historian on February - 03.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1338  On this day in history birth of jeanne de Bourbon, wife of Charles V of France (d. 1378)  

1368  Charles VI, King of France (1380-1422) was born on February - 03.  

1525  On February - 03 birth of giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer  

1648  On February - 03 birth of louis Bouteiller, composer  

1655  Francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized was born on February - 03.  

1677  On February - 03 birth of jan Santini Aichel, Czech architect (d. 1723)  

1690  On February - 03 birth of richard Rawlinson, English minister (d. 1755)  

1721  On this day in history birth of friedrich Wilhelm von Seydlitz, Prussian general (d. 1773)  

Famous Deaths In February - 03

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0474  Leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies on this day in history.  

0619  On February - 03 death of laurence of Canterbury, 2nd Archbishop of Canterbury  

0699  Death of Saint Werburgh on this day in history.  

0865  Ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies on this day in history.  

1014  Death of King Sweyn I of Denmark on this day in history.  

1116  On February - 03 death of king Coloman of Hungary (b. 1070)  

1399  John of Ghent, duke of Lancaster/king of Castile & Leon, dies at 58 on February - 03.  

1428  On February - 03 death of ashikaga Yoshimochi, Japanese shogun (b. 1386)