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Historical Events Happened In February - 21

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

1690  Christoph Stoltzenberg, composer on this day in history.  

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 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  Eise J Eisinga, Frisia, built planetarium Franeker on this day in history.  

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

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

1776  Vincenzo Lavigna, composer on this day in history.  

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 this day in history uS congress resolves the establishment of a US mint  

1782  On this day in history uS congress resolves establishment of a US mint  

1785  On this day in history karl A Varnhagen von Ense, German officer/author (Die Sterner)  

1790  On this day in history johann Friedrich Kloffler, composer, dies at 64  

1792  On this day in history congress passes Presidential Succession Act  

1792  On this day in history congress passes Pres Succession Act  

1794  On this day in history antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, president of Mexico (1833-36)  

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

1795  On this day in history francisco Manuel da Silva, composer  

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

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  On this day in history johann Wenzel Kalliwoda, composer  

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 this day in history.  

1804  The first ever steam train to run on rails is demonstrated by Richard Trevithick on this day in history.  

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

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

1814  Nicolo Gabrielli, composer on this day in history.  

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 this day in history birth of louis IX, Duke of Bayern (University of Ingolstadt)  

1484  Joachim I Nestor, elector (Brandenburg, Constitution) was born on this day in history.  

1556  On this day in history birth of sethus Calvisius, composer  

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

1675  On this day in history birth of franz Xaver Josef von Unertl, Bavarian politician (d. 1750)  

1684  On this day in history birth of justus van Effen, writer/founder (Holland Spectator)  

1690  On this day in history birth of christoph Stoltzenberg, composer  

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

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 this day in history.  

1471  Death of John of Rokycan, Czech Catholic archbishop on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history dirck van Baburen, Dutch painter (Sepulture), dies at about 28  

1648  On this day in history christian IV, king of Denmark/Norway, dies