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Historical Events In February - 16

Saturday, 16 February 2019

0374  Today in history 9th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0600  Pope Gregory the Great decrees saying "God bless You" is the correct response to a sneeze on February - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0600  Pope Gregory the Great decreea saying "God bless You" is the correct response to a sneeze on February - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1249  Today in history andrew of Longjumeau is dispatched by Louis IX of France as his ambassador to meet with the Khan of the Mongols.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1349  Jews are expelled from Burgsdorf Switzerland today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1486  Diet of Frankfort on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1512  Battle at Valeggio French troops beat Venetianen on February - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1512  Battle at Valeggio: French troops beat Venetianen today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1559  Today in history pope Paul IV calls for deposition of sovereigns supporting heresy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1641  English king Charles I accept Triennial Act today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1646  Today in history battle of Great Torrington, Devon  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1032  Today in history birth of emperor Yingzong of China (d. 1067)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1075  Today in history birth of ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1497  Philipp Melanchthon, Germ, Protestant reformer (Augsburgse Confessie) was born today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1519  Gaspard de Coligny, Huguenot leader/French admiral was born today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1543  On February - 16 birth of kano Eitoku, Japanese painter (d. 1590)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1620  Frederick William, Great Elector, founder of Brandenburg-Prussia was born today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1643  John Sharp, English Archbishop of York (d. 1714) was born today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1669  Arnold Boonen, Dutch portrait painter was born on February - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In February - 16

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0309  Death of Pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0923  Abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83 on February - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1247  Death of Heinrich Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204) today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1279  On February - 16 afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1391  Johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1531  Today in history death of johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1452)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1538  Today in history everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1560  Today in history death of jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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