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Historical Events Happened In February - 21

Monday, 30 May 2016

1690  Christoph Stoltzenberg, composer on February - 21.  

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 February - 21 peter III, Kiel Germany, Russian tsar (1762)/husband of Catherine  

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

1730  Benedict XIII, [Pietro F Orsini], Pope (1724-30), dies at 81 on February - 21.  

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

1776  On February - 21 vincenzo Lavigna, composer  

1777  English ambassador Joseph Yorke demands dismissal of Governor John de Graaff for saluting US flag on this day in history.  

1779  On this day in history friedrich C von Savigny, German lawyer  

1782  US congress resolves the establishment of a US mint on February - 21.  

1782  US congress resolves establishment of a US mint on February - 21.  

1785  On February - 21 karl A Varnhagen von Ense, German officer/author (Die Sterner)  

1790  On this day in history 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 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 February - 21 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  John Henry Winder, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1865 on this day in history.  

1801  On February - 21 johann Wenzel Kalliwoda, composer  

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 February - 21.  

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

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 February - 21 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 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  Johann Augustin Kobelius, composer was born on this day in history.  

1675  Franz Xaver Josef von Unertl, Bavarian politician (d. 1750) was born on February - 21.  

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

1690  Christoph Stoltzenberg, composer was born on this day in history.  

1705  Edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke, British naval officer (d. 1781) was born on February - 21.  

Famous Deaths In February - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0556  On February - 21 maximianus van Ravenna, bishop (Basilica S Stefano), dies  

1437  Death of King James I of Scotland (b. 1394) on February - 21.  

1471  Death of John of Rokycan, Czech Catholic archbishop on February - 21.  

1513  Julius II, [Giuliano dellea Rovere], Pope (1503-13), dies at 69 on February - 21.  

1554  On this day in history hieronymus Bock, German doctor (founder of modern botany), dies  

1595  Death of Robert Southwell, English Jesuit/poet, hanged on February - 21.  

1624  On February - 21 dirck van Baburen, Dutch painter (Sepulture), dies at about 28  

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

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