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Historical Events Happened In February - 21

Friday, 29 April 2016

1690  Christoph Stoltzenberg, composer on this day in history.  

1710  On February - 21 willem van Haren, Frisian nobleman/poet (Human Life)  

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

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

1730  Charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter on February - 21.  

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

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

1776  On this day in history vincenzo Lavigna, composer  

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

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

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

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

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  On this day in history congress passes Presidential Succession Act  

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  Freedom of worship established in France under constitution on this day in history.  

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

1801  On February - 21 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  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  Ernest Meissonier, French painter/sculptor on February - 21.  

1817  On this day in history jose Zorrilla y Moral, Vallodolid Spain, poet/dramatist (El rey Loco)  

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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  On this day in history birth of joachim I Nestor, elector (Brandenburg, Constitution)  

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

1674  Johann Augustin Kobelius, composer was born on February - 21.  

1675  On this day in history 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  On February - 21 birth of christoph Stoltzenberg, composer  

1705  Edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke, British naval officer (d. 1781) was born on this day in history.  

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  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  Hieronymus Bock, German doctor (founder of modern botany), dies on February - 21.  

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

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

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

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