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Historical Events For February - 16

Friday, 23 June 2017

0309  On February - 16 pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded  

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

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

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

0923  Abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83 on February - 16.  

1075  Ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet on February - 16.  

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 February - 16.  

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

1391  On this day in history johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies  

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1486  Diet of Frankfort on February - 16.  

1497  On February - 16 philipp Melanchthon, Germ, Protestant reformer (Augsburgse Confessie)  

1512  Battle at Valeggio French troops beat Venetianen on February - 16.  

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

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

1538  On February - 16 everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65  

1559  Pope Paul IV calls for deposition of sovereigns supporting heresy on this day in history.  

1560  Jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat on this day in history.  

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

1641  English king Charles I accept Triennial Act on this day in history.  

1646  Battle of Great Torrington, Devon on this day in history.  

1653  On this day in history johannes Schultz, composer, dies at 70  

1655  Dutch Grand Pensionary advisor Johan de Witt marries Wendela Bicker on February - 16.  

1659  First known check (£400), it is now (on display at Westminster Abbey on this day in history.  

1659  On February - 16 1st known check (£400) (on display at Westminster Abbey)  

1666  Netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty on this day in history.  

1669  Arnold Boonen, Dutch portrait painter on this day in history.  

1677  Earl of Shaftesbury arrested/confined in London Tower on this day in history.  

1684  On February - 16 bohuslav M Czernohorsky, Czech monk/composer  

1698  Pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (heliometer) on this day in history.  

1709  On this day in history charles Avison, composer  

1740  Giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni) on February - 16.  

1741  Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine (2nd US Magazine) begins publishing on this day in history.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In February - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1032  On this day in history birth of emperor Yingzong of China (d. 1067)  

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

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  Kano Eitoku, Japanese painter (d. 1590) was born on February - 16.  

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

1643  On February - 16 birth of john Sharp, English Archbishop of York (d. 1714)  

1669  Arnold Boonen, Dutch portrait painter was born on this day in history.  

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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  Abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83 on February - 16.  

1247  On this day in history death of heinrich Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204)  

1279  Afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies on February - 16.  

1391  Johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies on this day in history.  

1531  On February - 16 death of johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1452)  

1538  On February - 16 everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65  

1560  Death of Jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat on this day in history.  

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