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Historical Events Happened In February - 21

Monday, 08 February 2016

1690  Christoph Stoltzenberg, composer on February - 21.  

1710  Willem van Haren, Frisian nobleman/poet (Human Life) on February - 21.  

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

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

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  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 February - 21.  

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

1776  Vincenzo Lavigna, composer on February - 21.  

1777  On February - 21 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  US congress resolves the establishment of a US mint on this day in history.  

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

1785  Karl A Varnhagen von Ense, German officer/author (Die Sterner) on February - 21.  

1790  Johann Friedrich Kloffler, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1792  On February - 21 congress passes Presidential Succession Act  

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

1795  Francisco Manuel da Silva, composer on February - 21.  

1797  On February - 21 trinidad, West Indies surrenders to the British  

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

1800  John Henry Winder, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1865 on this day in history.  

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

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 February - 21 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  On February - 21 jose Zorrilla y Moral, Vallodolid Spain, poet/dramatist (El rey Loco)  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1417  Louis IX, Duke of Bayern (University of Ingolstadt) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1684  Justus van Effen, writer/founder (Holland Spectator) was born on this day in history.  

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

1437  On February - 21 death of king James I of Scotland (b. 1394)  

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

1513  On February - 21 julius II, [Giuliano dellea Rovere], Pope (1503-13), dies at 69  

1554  On February - 21 hieronymus Bock, German doctor (founder of modern botany), dies  

1595  On February - 21 death of robert Southwell, English Jesuit/poet, hanged  

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

1648  Christian IV, king of Denmark/Norway, dies on this day in history.  

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