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Historical Events For February - 21

Sunday, 26 February 2017

1690  Christoph Stoltzenberg, composer on February - 21.  

1710  On this day in history willem van Haren, Frisian nobleman/poet (Human Life)  

1711  Joan van Hoorn, gov-gen of Neth-Indies (1707-09), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1728  On this day in history peter III, Kiel Germany, Russian tsar (1762)/husband of Catherine  

1730  On this day in history 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 this day in history eise J Eisinga, Frisia, built planetarium Franeker  

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

1764  On February - 21 john Wilkes thrown out of Engl House of Commons for "Essay on Women"  

1776  Vincenzo Lavigna, composer on this day in history.  

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1777  English ambassador Joseph Yorke demands dismissal of Governor John de Graaff for saluting US flag on February - 21.  

1779  On February - 21 friedrich C von Savigny, German lawyer  

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 this day in history.  

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

1792  Congress passes Presidential Succession Act on February - 21.  

1792  On February - 21 congress passes Pres Succession Act  

1794  On February - 21 antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, president of Mexico (1833-36)  

1795  On February - 21 freedom of worship established in France under constitution  

1795  On February - 21 francisco Manuel da Silva, composer  

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

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

1800  On February - 21 john Henry Winder, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1865  

1801  Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda, composer on this day in history.  

1802  On this day in history 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  First locomotive, Richard Trevithick's, runs for first time, in Wales on February - 21.  

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

1804  1st locomotive, Richard Trevithick's, runs for 1st time, in Wales on February - 21.  

1805  David Tod, US diplomat/(Gov-R-Ohio, 1861-63) on this day in history.  

1814  On this day in history nicolo Gabrielli, composer  

1815  Ernest Meissonier, French painter/sculptor on this day in history.  

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  On February - 21 birth of louis IX, Duke of Bayern (University of Ingolstadt)  

1484  On February - 21 birth of joachim I Nestor, elector (Brandenburg, Constitution)  

1556  Sethus Calvisius, composer was born on this day in history.  

1674  On this day in history birth of johann Augustin Kobelius, composer  

1675  On February - 21 birth of franz Xaver Josef von Unertl, Bavarian politician (d. 1750)  

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  Death of King James I of Scotland (b. 1394) on February - 21.  

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

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

1554  Hieronymus Bock, German doctor (founder of modern botany), dies on this day in history.  

1595  Death of Robert Southwell, English Jesuit/poet, hanged on this day in history.  

1624  Dirck van Baburen, Dutch painter (Sepulture), dies at about 28 on February - 21.  

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

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