Famous Deaths In February - 16
Sunday, 25 August 2019
0309 Death of Pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded on this day in history.
0923 Abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83 on this day in history.
1247 On February - 16 death of heinrich Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204)
1279 Afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies on February - 16.
1391 On February - 16 johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies
1531 Death of Johannes StĂ¶ffler, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1452) on February - 16.
1538 On February - 16 everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65
1560 On this day in history death of jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat
1653 Johannes Schultz, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1710 Death of Esprit FlĂ©chier, French writer and Bishop of NĂ®mes (b. 1632) on this day in history.
1721 On this day in history death of james Craggs the Younger, English politician (b. 1686)
1754 On February - 16 richard Mead, physician, dies
1779 William Boyce, English organist/composer (Cathedral Music), dies on February - 16.
1791 On February - 16 death of richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58
1799 On February - 16 charles Theoby, ruler (Palts & Bayern), dies at 74
1803 Jan V clav Stich, Bohemian composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1820 On this day in history death of georg Carl von DĂ¶beln, Swedish Lieutenant General and war hero (b. 1758).
1823 On this day in history johann Gottfried Schict, composer, dies at 69
1825 George Gerson, composer, dies at 34 on February - 16.
1829 Francois-Joseph Gossec, Belg/Fr composer (Messe of Morts), dies at 95 on this day in history.
1834 On February - 16 lionel Lukin, life boat pioneer, dies
1844 Death of Joseph Crosfield, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1792) on February - 16.
1851 Anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician, dies at 95 on this day in history.
1857 Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77 on February - 16.
1858 Georg F Creuzer, German philological/historian, dies at 86 on this day in history.
1864 Vaclav Jindrich Veit, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1892 On February - 16 henry Walter Bates, naturalist/explorer (South America), dies
1898 On February - 16 death of thomas Bracken, New Zealand poet (b. 1843)
1899 On February - 16 francois FĂ©lix Faure, president of France (1895-99), dies at 57
1900 On February - 16 george Labram, US mine engineer in South Africa, dies in battle
1907 Death of GiosuĂ¨ Carducci, Italian writer, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1835) on February - 16.
1910 On February - 16 albert Heinrich Zabel, composer, dies at 75
1912 Edgar Evans, British explorer (Antarctica), dies on this day in history.
1915 On February - 16 emil Waldteufel, [Charles Levy], French composer (Estudiantina), dies