Historical Events In February - 15
Monday, 20 March 2023
1789 On February - 15 friedrich Fesca, composer
1795 On February - 15 charles Niellon, Belgian brigade general (10 day campaign)
1797 Battle of Cape St Vincent on February - 15.
1797 Henry Engelhard Steinway, piano maker (Steinway) on this day in history.
1799 On February - 15 first US printed ballots authorized, Pennsylvania
1799 On this day in history 1st US printed ballots authorized, Pennsylvania
1800 On this day in history frederik W Conrad, Dutch hydraulic engineer/railway pioneer
1803 On this day in history 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 Ignacy Feliks Dobrzynski, composer on this day in history.
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 Charles XIII, King of Sweden (1809-18)/Norway (1814-18), dies at 69 on February - 15.
1819 On February - 15 christopher Sholes, Mooresburg Penn, inventor (typewriter)
1820 Susan Brownell Anthony, Adams Mass, woman's suffragette on February - 15.
1820 Pierre-Joseph Cambon, member of Committee the Salut Public, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1821 On February - 15 abraham de Amorie van der de Have, theologist/poet
1822 Theodor Uhlig, composer on this day in history.
1823 Li Hung-Tshang, Chinese rebel leader/viceroy of Tsheli Canton on this day in history.
1826 George J Stoney, Irish physicist on February - 15.
1828 Johan H van Dale, schoolmaster (New Dutch Language Dictionary) on this day in history.
1829 Silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Roland Blake) on this day in history.
1831 On this day in history henry Maudslay, inventor (metal lathe), dies
1832 Hardenack Otto Conrad Zinck, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1834 On this day in history william Preece, English electrical engineer/wireless pioneer
1835 On this day in history alexander Stuart Webb, Major General (Union Army), died in 1911
1835 Henry Hunt, British politican, dies on this day in history.
1841 On this day in history sibrand Acker Stratingh, Dutch dr/chemist (electrical car), dies at 53
1842 Postage stamps with adhesive on the back are sold for the first time at the New York City post office on this day in history.
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 February - 15.
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