Historical Events In February - 03
Thursday, 19 April 2018
1740 On February - 03 guillaume Lasceux, composer
1743 Philadelphia establishes a "pesthouse" to quarantine immigrants on February - 03.
1748 On February - 03 henri Madin, composer, dies at 49
1752 Dutch States-General forbid export of windmills on February - 03.
1755 On February - 03 florido Tomeoni, composer
1763 Caroline von Wolzogen, [von Lengefeld], German author on this day in history.
1781 Dutch West Indies island of St Eustatia taken by the British on February - 03.
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 February - 03.
1783 Spain recognizes US independence on this day in history.
1784 John Fane graaf van Westmorland, English (opera)composer/diplomat on February - 03.
1803 On February - 03 pedro R de Campomanes, Spanish economist/lawyer/literary, dies at 79
1805 On this day in history otto T Freiherr von Manteuffel, premier Prussia
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 Joseph Eggleston Johnston, Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1891 on this day in history.
1809 Territory of Illinois organizes (including present-day Wisconsin) on this day in history.
1809 On this day in history the birth of Felix Mendelssohn, German composer
1809 On February - 03 felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Hamburg Germ, composer (Great Scherzos)
1811 On February - 03 horace Greeley, editor ("Go west, young man")
1814 Johann Antonin Kozeluch, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1817 Emile Racine Gauthier Prudent, composer on February - 03.
1820 On this day in history elisha Kent Kane, US Arctic explorer (Kane Basin off NW Greenland)
1821 On February - 03 elizabeth Blackwell, Bristol England, 1st woman physician
1823 On February - 03 spencer F Baird, US biologist (Wood's Hole Station)
1824 George Thomas "Tige" Anderson, Brig General (Confederate Army) on this day in history.
1825 On this day in history dutch North Sea coast floods
1826 Walter Bagehot, England, economist/sociologist on this day in history.
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 Cyrus Ballou Comstock, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1910 on February - 03.
1832 On February - 03 george Crabbe, English vicar/poet (Borough), dies at 77
1833 On this day in history thomas T H Jorissen, Dutch historian