Historical Events Happened In February - 03
Saturday, 28 February 2015
1740 On February - 03 guillaume Lasceux, composer
1743 Philadelphia establishes a "pesthouse" to quarantine immigrants on this day in history.
1748 Henri Madin, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1752 On February - 03 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 Dutch West Indies island of St Eustatia taken by British on this day in history.
1783 On this day in history spain recognizes the independent country calling itself the United States of America.
1783 On February - 03 spain recognizes US independence
1784 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 On February - 03 joseph Eggleston Johnston, Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1891
1809 On this day in history territory of Illinois organizes (including present-day Wisconsin)
1809 On February - 03 the birth of Felix Mendelssohn, German composer
1809 On this day in history felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Hamburg Germ, composer (Great Scherzos)
1811 On this day in history horace Greeley, editor ("Go west, young man")
1814 On February - 03 johann Antonin Kozeluch, composer, dies at 75
1815 On this day in history world's first commercial cheese factory established, in Switzerland
1815 On this day in history world's 1st commercial cheese factory established, in Switzerland
1817 Emile Racine Gauthier Prudent, composer on February - 03.
1820 Elisha Kent Kane, US Arctic explorer (Kane Basin off NW Greenland) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 Cyrus Ballou Comstock, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1910 on this day in history.
1832 George Crabbe, English vicar/poet (Borough), dies at 77 on February - 03.
1833 Thomas T H Jorissen, Dutch historian on February - 03.