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Historical Events Happened In February - 03

Friday, 19 December 2014

1740  On February - 03 guillaume Lasceux, composer  

1743  On February - 03 philadelphia establishes a "pesthouse" to quarantine immigrants  

1748  Henri Madin, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1752  Dutch States-General forbid export of windmills on this day in history.  

1755  Florido Tomeoni, composer on February - 03.  

1763  Caroline von Wolzogen, [von Lengefeld], German author on this day in history.  

1781  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1783  On this day in history spain recognizes US independence  

1784  On February - 03 john Fane graaf van Westmorland, English (opera)composer/diplomat  

1803  On this day in history pedro R de Campomanes, Spanish economist/lawyer/literary, dies at 79  

1805  Otto T Freiherr von Manteuffel, premier Prussia on February - 03.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1809  On February - 03 territory of Illinois organizes (including present-day Wisconsin)  

1809  On this day in history the birth of Felix Mendelssohn, German composer  

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

1811  On February - 03 horace Greeley, editor ("Go west, young man")  

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

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

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

1823  On this day in history spencer F Baird, US biologist (Wood's Hole Station)  

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

1825  On February - 03 dutch North Sea coast floods  

1826  On February - 03 walter Bagehot, England, economist/sociologist  

1830  On this day in history the sovereignty of Greece was confirmed in a London Protocol.  

1830  On February - 03 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 this day in history.  

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 February - 03 birth of jeanne de Bourbon, wife of Charles V of France (d. 1378)  

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

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

1648  Louis Bouteiller, composer was born on February - 03.  

1655  On February - 03 birth of francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized  

1677  Jan Santini Aichel, Czech architect (d. 1723) was born on this day in history.  

1690  Richard Rawlinson, English minister (d. 1755) was born on this day in history.  

1721  On February - 03 birth of friedrich Wilhelm von Seydlitz, Prussian general (d. 1773)  

Famous Deaths In February - 03

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0474  On February - 03 leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies  

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 this day in history 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  On February - 03 john of Ghent, duke of Lancaster/king of Castile & Leon, dies at 58  

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