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Historical Events Happened In February - 16

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

0309  On this day in history pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded  

0374  9th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on February - 16.  

0600  Pope Gregory the Great decrees saying "God bless You" is the correct response to a sneeze on this day in history.  

0600  On February - 16 pope Gregory the Great decreea saying "God bless You" is the correct response to a sneeze  

0923  On February - 16 abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83  

1075  On February - 16 ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet  

1249  On this day in history andrew of Longjumeau is dispatched by Louis IX of France as his ambassador to meet with the Khan of the Mongols.  

1279  Afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies on this day in history.  

1349  On this day in history jews are expelled from Burgsdorf Switzerland  

1391  On February - 16 johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies  

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1486  Diet of Frankfort on this day in history.  

1497  Philipp Melanchthon, Germ, Protestant reformer (Augsburgse Confessie) on this day in history.  

1512  Battle at Valeggio French troops beat Venetianen on this day in history.  

1512  On this day in history battle at Valeggio: French troops beat Venetianen  

1519  Gaspard de Coligny, Huguenot leader/French admiral on this day in history.  

1538  Everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65 on February - 16.  

1559  Pope Paul IV calls for deposition of sovereigns supporting heresy on February - 16.  

1560  On this day in history jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat  

1620  On February - 16 frederick William, Great Elector, founder of Brandenburg-Prussia  

1641  On this day in history english king Charles I accept Triennial Act  

1646  Battle of Great Torrington, Devon on February - 16.  

1653  Johannes Schultz, composer, dies at 70 on February - 16.  

1655  On this day in history dutch Grand Pensionary advisor Johan de Witt marries Wendela Bicker  

1659  First known check (£400), it is now (on display at Westminster Abbey on February - 16.  

1659  1st known check (£400) (on display at Westminster Abbey) on this day in history.  

1666  On February - 16 netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty  

1669  Arnold Boonen, Dutch portrait painter on February - 16.  

1677  Earl of Shaftesbury arrested/confined in London Tower on February - 16.  

1684  Bohuslav M Czernohorsky, Czech monk/composer on February - 16.  

1698  On this day in history pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (heliometer)  

1709  Charles Avison, composer on February - 16.  

1740  On February - 16 giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni)  

1741  On February - 16 benjamin Franklin's General Magazine (2nd US Magazine) begins publishing  

1741  On this day in history benjamin Franklin's General Magazine (2nd US Mag) begins publishing  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1032  Emperor Yingzong of China (d. 1067) was born on this day in history.  

1075  Ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet was born on this day in history.  

1497  Philipp Melanchthon, Germ, Protestant reformer (Augsburgse Confessie) was born on February - 16.  

1519  On this day in history birth of gaspard de Coligny, Huguenot leader/French admiral  

1543  On this day in history birth of kano Eitoku, Japanese painter (d. 1590)  

1620  Frederick William, Great Elector, founder of Brandenburg-Prussia was born on February - 16.  

1643  John Sharp, English Archbishop of York (d. 1714) was born on February - 16.  

1669  On this day in history birth of arnold Boonen, Dutch portrait painter  

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Famous Deaths In February - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0309  Death of Pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded on this day in history.  

0923  On February - 16 abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83  

1247  On February - 16 death of heinrich Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204)  

1279  On this day in history afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies  

1391  On February - 16 johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies  

1531  Death of Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1452) on this day in history.  

1538  Everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65 on February - 16.  

1560  On February - 16 death of jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat  

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