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Historical Events For February - 16

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

0309  Pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded on February - 16.  Click To Search About This In Google

0374  9th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on February - 16.  Click To Search About This In Google

0600  Pope Gregory the Great decrees saying "God bless You" is the correct response to a sneeze on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

0600  Pope Gregory the Great decreea saying "God bless You" is the correct response to a sneeze on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

0923  Abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83 on February - 16.  Click To Search About This In Google

1075  On February - 16 ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet  Click To Search About This In Google

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.  Click To Search About This In Google

1279  Afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1349  Jews are expelled from Burgsdorf Switzerland on February - 16.  Click To Search About This In Google

1391  On this day in history johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

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1486  On this day in history diet of Frankfort  Click To Search About This In Google

1497  On February - 16 philipp Melanchthon, Germ, Protestant reformer (Augsburgse Confessie)  Click To Search About This In Google

1512  On February - 16 battle at Valeggio French troops beat Venetianen  Click To Search About This In Google

1512  Battle at Valeggio: French troops beat Venetianen on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1519  Gaspard de Coligny, Huguenot leader/French admiral on February - 16.  Click To Search About This In Google

1538  Everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65 on February - 16.  Click To Search About This In Google

1559  On February - 16 pope Paul IV calls for deposition of sovereigns supporting heresy  Click To Search About This In Google

1560  Jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat on February - 16.  Click To Search About This In Google

1620  On February - 16 frederick William, Great Elector, founder of Brandenburg-Prussia  Click To Search About This In Google

1641  On this day in history english king Charles I accept Triennial Act  Click To Search About This In Google

1646  Battle of Great Torrington, Devon on February - 16.  Click To Search About This In Google

1653  On February - 16 johannes Schultz, composer, dies at 70  Click To Search About This In Google

1655  Dutch Grand Pensionary advisor Johan de Witt marries Wendela Bicker on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1659  On this day in history first known check (£400), it is now (on display at Westminster Abbey  Click To Search About This In Google

1659  1st known check (£400) (on display at Westminster Abbey) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1666  On this day in history netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty  Click To Search About This In Google

1669  On February - 16 arnold Boonen, Dutch portrait painter  Click To Search About This In Google

1677  Earl of Shaftesbury arrested/confined in London Tower on February - 16.  Click To Search About This In Google

1684  Bohuslav M Czernohorsky, Czech monk/composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1698  On February - 16 pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (heliometer)  Click To Search About This In Google

1709  On February - 16 charles Avison, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1740  Giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1741  Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine (2nd US Magazine) begins publishing on February - 16.  Click To Search About This In Google

1741  On February - 16 benjamin Franklin's General Magazine (2nd US Mag) begins publishing  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In February - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1032  Emperor Yingzong of China (d. 1067) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1075  Ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet was born on February - 16.  Click To Search About This In Google

1497  Philipp Melanchthon, Germ, Protestant reformer (Augsburgse Confessie) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1519  On this day in history birth of gaspard de Coligny, Huguenot leader/French admiral  Click To Search About This In Google

1543  On February - 16 birth of kano Eitoku, Japanese painter (d. 1590)  Click To Search About This In Google

1620  On February - 16 birth of frederick William, Great Elector, founder of Brandenburg-Prussia  Click To Search About This In Google

1643  On this day in history birth of john Sharp, English Archbishop of York (d. 1714)  Click To Search About This In Google

1669  On this day in history birth of arnold Boonen, Dutch portrait painter  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Deaths In February - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0309  On February - 16 death of pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded  Click To Search About This In Google

0923  On this day in history abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83  Click To Search About This In Google

1247  On this day in history death of heinrich Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204)  Click To Search About This In Google

1279  On this day in history afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1391  On this day in history johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1531  Death of Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1452) on February - 16.  Click To Search About This In Google

1538  Everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65 on February - 16.  Click To Search About This In Google

1560  On this day in history death of jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat  Click To Search About This In Google

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