Historical Events In February - 15
Wednesday, 27 September 2023
1789 Friedrich Fesca, composer on February - 15.
1795 Charles Niellon, Belgian brigade general (10 day campaign) on February - 15.
1797 Battle of Cape St Vincent on this day in history.
1797 On February - 15 henry Engelhard Steinway, piano maker (Steinway)
1799 First US printed ballots authorized, Pennsylvania on this day in history.
1799 1st US printed ballots authorized, Pennsylvania on February - 15.
1800 On February - 15 frederik W Conrad, Dutch hydraulic engineer/railway pioneer
1803 On February - 15 john Augustus Sutter, Swiss/US colonist (New Helvetia Ca, Sutter Mill)
1804 On this day in history new Jersey becomes last northern state to abolish slavery
1805 On February - 15 harmony Society is officially formed.
1807 On February - 15 ignacy Feliks Dobrzynski, composer
1809 On February - 15 cyrus Hall McCormick, inventor (Mechanical reaper)
1811 Domingo F Sarmiento, president of Argentina (1868-74) on February - 15.
1812 Charles Lewis Tiffany, Killingly Ct, jeweler (Tiffany) on February - 15.
1817 On this day in history charles F Daubigny, French restauranteur/painter
1818 On this day in history charles XIII, King of Sweden (1809-18)/Norway (1814-18), dies at 69
1819 Christopher Sholes, Mooresburg Penn, inventor (typewriter) on this day in history.
1820 On this day in history susan Brownell Anthony, Adams Mass, woman's suffragette
1820 On this day in history pierre-Joseph Cambon, member of Committee the Salut Public, dies at 63
1821 On February - 15 abraham de Amorie van der de Have, theologist/poet
1822 Theodor Uhlig, composer on February - 15.
1823 Li Hung-Tshang, Chinese rebel leader/viceroy of Tsheli Canton on February - 15.
1826 On this day in history george J Stoney, Irish physicist
1828 Johan H van Dale, schoolmaster (New Dutch Language Dictionary) on February - 15.
1829 On this day in history silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Roland Blake)
1831 Henry Maudslay, inventor (metal lathe), dies on February - 15.
1832 On February - 15 hardenack Otto Conrad Zinck, composer, dies at 85
1834 On February - 15 william Preece, English electrical engineer/wireless pioneer
1835 Alexander Stuart Webb, Major General (Union Army), died in 1911 on February - 15.
1835 On this day in history henry Hunt, British politican, dies
1841 Sibrand Acker Stratingh, Dutch dr/chemist (electrical car), dies at 53 on this day in history.
1842 On this day in history postage stamps with adhesive on the back are sold for the first time at the New York City post office.
1842 On this day in history 1st adhesive postage stamps in US (private delivery company), NYC
1844 Henry Addington Lord Sidmouth, Brit premier (1801-04), dies at 86 on this day in history.