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Historical Events Happened In February - 21

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1690  On February - 21 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 this day in history.  

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

1730  Charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter on this day in history.  

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

1744  Eise J Eisinga, Frisia, built planetarium Franeker on February - 21.  

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

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

1776  On this day in history vincenzo Lavigna, composer  

1777  On February - 21 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 this day in history johann Friedrich Kloffler, composer, dies at 64  

1792  On this day in history congress passes Presidential Succession Act  

1792  Congress passes Pres Succession Act on February - 21.  

1794  On February - 21 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  Francisco Manuel da Silva, composer on this day in history.  

1797  Trinidad, West Indies surrenders to the British on February - 21.  

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

1800  On this day in history 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  On this day in history edward Despard, last person drawn & quartered in England  

1804  On February - 21 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 February - 21.  

1805  David Tod, US diplomat/(Gov-R-Ohio, 1861-63) on February - 21.  

1814  Nicolo Gabrielli, composer on this day in history.  

1815  Ernest Meissonier, French painter/sculptor on February - 21.  

1817  Jose Zorrilla y Moral, Vallodolid Spain, poet/dramatist (El rey Loco) on February - 21.  

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

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

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  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  On this day in history maximianus van Ravenna, bishop (Basilica S Stefano), dies  

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 February - 21.  

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

1554  Hieronymus Bock, German doctor (founder of modern botany), dies on February - 21.  

1595  On February - 21 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  Christian IV, king of Denmark/Norway, dies on February - 21.  


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