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Historical Events Happened In February - 03

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1740  On this day in history guillaume Lasceux, composer  

1743  Philadelphia establishes a "pesthouse" to quarantine immigrants on this day in history.  

1748  Henri Madin, composer, dies at 49 on February - 03.  

1752  On this day in history dutch States-General forbid export of windmills  

1755  On February - 03 florido Tomeoni, composer  

1763  On February - 03 caroline von Wolzogen, [von Lengefeld], German author  

1781  On this day in history dutch West Indies island of St Eustatia taken by the British  

1781  On February - 03 dutch West Indies island of St Eustatia taken by British  

1783  Spain recognizes the independent country calling itself the United States of America on this day in history.  

1783  Spain recognizes US independence on this day in history.  

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 February - 03.  

1807  On this day in history 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  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  On February - 03 felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Hamburg Germ, composer (Great Scherzos)  

1811  Horace Greeley, editor ("Go west, young man") on February - 03.  

1814  On February - 03 johann Antonin Kozeluch, composer, dies at 75  

1815  World's first commercial cheese factory established, in Switzerland on this day in history.  

1815  On February - 03 world's 1st commercial cheese factory established, in Switzerland  

1817  On this day in history emile Racine Gauthier Prudent, composer  

1820  On this day in history elisha Kent Kane, US Arctic explorer (Kane Basin off NW Greenland)  

1821  On this day in history elizabeth Blackwell, Bristol England, 1st woman physician  

1823  Spencer F Baird, US biologist (Wood's Hole Station) on this day in history.  

1824  George Thomas "Tige" Anderson, Brig General (Confederate Army) on February - 03.  

1825  Dutch North Sea coast floods on February - 03.  

1826  On this day in history walter Bagehot, England, economist/sociologist  

1830  The sovereignty of Greece was confirmed in a London Protocol on February - 03.  

1830  On this day in history robert Cecil, Marquess of Salisbury (C), British PM (1885-1902)  

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 February - 03.  

1833  On February - 03 thomas T H Jorissen, Dutch historian  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1338  Jeanne de Bourbon, wife of Charles V of France (d. 1378) was born on this day in history.  

1368  On this day in history birth of charles VI, King of France (1380-1422)  

1525  Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer was born on February - 03.  

1648  On this day in history 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  Richard Rawlinson, English minister (d. 1755) was born on this day in history.  

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  Death of Laurence of Canterbury, 2nd Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.  

0699  Death of Saint Werburgh on February - 03.  

0865  On February - 03 ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies  

1014  On this day in history death of king Sweyn I of Denmark  

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 this day in history death of ashikaga Yoshimochi, Japanese shogun (b. 1386)