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Historical Events Happened In February - 21

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

1690  On this day in history christoph Stoltzenberg, composer  

1710  Willem van Haren, Frisian nobleman/poet (Human Life) on this day in history.  

1711  Joan van Hoorn, gov-gen of Neth-Indies (1707-09), dies at 57 on February - 21.  

1728  Peter III, Kiel Germany, Russian tsar (1762)/husband of Catherine on February - 21.  

1730  On February - 21 charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter  

1730  Benedict XIII, [Pietro F Orsini], Pope (1724-30), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1744  On February - 21 eise J Eisinga, Frisia, built planetarium Franeker  

1764  John Wilkes thrown out of English House of Commons for "Essay on Women" on February - 21.  

1764  John Wilkes thrown out of Engl House of Commons for "Essay on Women" on this day in history.  

1776  Vincenzo Lavigna, composer on February - 21.  

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1777  On this day in history english ambassador Joseph Yorke demands dismissal of Governor John de Graaff for saluting US flag  

1779  Friedrich C von Savigny, German lawyer on this day in history.  

1782  On February - 21 uS congress resolves the establishment of a US mint  

1782  US congress resolves establishment of a US mint on this day in history.  

1785  Karl A Varnhagen von Ense, German officer/author (Die Sterner) on February - 21.  

1790  On February - 21 johann Friedrich Kloffler, composer, dies at 64  

1792  Congress passes Presidential Succession Act on this day in history.  

1792  On this day in history congress passes Pres Succession Act  

1794  Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, president of Mexico (1833-36) on this day in history.  

1795  On this day in history freedom of worship established in France under constitution  

1795  Francisco Manuel da Silva, composer on this day in history.  

1797  On this day in history trinidad, West Indies surrenders to the British  

1797  Trinidad, West Indies surrenders to British on this day in history.  

1800  On this day in history john Henry Winder, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1865  

1801  Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda, composer on February - 21.  

1802  On February - 21 george Douglas Ramsey, Bvt Major general (Union Army), died in 1882  

1803  Edward Despard, last person drawn & quartered in England on this day in history.  

1804  On this day in history first locomotive, Richard Trevithick's, runs for first time, in Wales  

1804  The first ever steam train to run on rails is demonstrated by Richard Trevithick on February - 21.  

1804  1st locomotive, Richard Trevithick's, runs for 1st time, in Wales on this day in history.  

1805  On this day in history david Tod, US diplomat/(Gov-R-Ohio, 1861-63)  

1814  On this day in history nicolo Gabrielli, composer  

1815  On this day in history ernest Meissonier, French painter/sculptor  

1817  Jose Zorrilla y Moral, Vallodolid Spain, poet/dramatist (El rey Loco) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1417  Louis IX, Duke of Bayern (University of Ingolstadt) was born on February - 21.  

1484  Joachim I Nestor, elector (Brandenburg, Constitution) was born on February - 21.  

1556  On February - 21 birth of sethus Calvisius, composer  

1674  On February - 21 birth of johann Augustin Kobelius, composer  

1675  Franz Xaver Josef von Unertl, Bavarian politician (d. 1750) was born on this day in history.  

1684  On February - 21 birth of justus van Effen, writer/founder (Holland Spectator)  

1690  Christoph Stoltzenberg, composer was born on February - 21.  

1705  On this day in history birth of edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke, British naval officer (d. 1781)  

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Famous Deaths In February - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0556  Maximianus van Ravenna, bishop (Basilica S Stefano), dies on this day in history.  

1437  On February - 21 death of king James I of Scotland (b. 1394)  

1471  On this day in history death of john of Rokycan, Czech Catholic archbishop  

1513  Julius II, [Giuliano dellea Rovere], Pope (1503-13), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1554  On February - 21 hieronymus Bock, German doctor (founder of modern botany), dies  

1595  On this day in history death of robert Southwell, English Jesuit/poet, hanged  

1624  Dirck van Baburen, Dutch painter (Sepulture), dies at about 28 on this day in history.  

1648  On February - 21 christian IV, king of Denmark/Norway, dies  

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