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Historical Events In February - 15

Friday, 10 July 2020

1845  William Parsons, Earl of Rosse, first uses 72" (183 cm) reflector on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1845  On this day in history william Parsons, Earl of Rosse, 1st uses 72" (183 cm) reflector  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1845  Elihu Root, (R)/US Sec of State (1905-09)/Nobel Peace Prize (1912) on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1847  On this day in history robert Fuchs, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1848  Sarah Roberts barred from white school in Boston on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1849  Pierre F Verhulst, Belgian mathematician (logistic curve), dies at 44 on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1851  Black abolitionists invade Boston courtroom rescuing a fugitive slave on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1851  On this day in history black abolitionists invade Boston courtroom rescueing a fugitive slave  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1852  Great Ormond St Hospital for Sick Children, London, admits first patient on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1852  On this day in history great Ormond St Hospital for Sick Children, London, admits 1st patient  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1855  Gustav Hollaender, composer on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1856  On this day in history frank Harris, Galway England, writer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1857  Mikhail Glinka, composer, dies on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1858  On February - 15 william Pickering, Boston, astronomer (9th & 10th moons of Saturn)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  On February - 15 ft Point completed & garrisoned (but has never fired cannon in anger)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  Alfred North Whitehead, Engl mathematician/philosopher (Adv of Ideas) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1862  On this day in history grant's major assault on Ft Donelson TN  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1862  On this day in history grant's major assault on Ft Donelson, Tennessee  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  Fire in Rotterdam Netherlands damages Museum Boymans on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  On February - 15 fire in Rotterdam Neth damages Museum Boymans  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  On this day in history israel Zangwill, writer/Zionist/philanthropist, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1865  Nicholas Wiseman, 1st Archbishop of Westminster (1850-65), dies on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1866  On February - 15 bannister Fletcher, London, architect & architectural historian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1869  Charges of Treason against Jefferson Davis are dropped on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1870  Ground broken for Northern Pacific Railway near Duluth MN on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1870  On February - 15 ground broken for Northern Pacific Railway near Duluth, Minn  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1872  On February - 15 in Victoria British Columbia, the Provincial Legislature meets for the first time as a Province of Canada  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1874  On February - 15 emilis Melngailis, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1876  On February - 15 historic Elm at Boston blown down  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1879  On this day in history u.S. President Rutherford Hayes signs a bill enabling female lawyers to argue cases before the Supreme Court.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1879  On February - 15 congress authorizes women lawyers to practice before Supreme Ct  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1881  On this day in history canadian Pacific Railway Act receives the Royal Assent. A Royal Charter pursuant to the Act was granted on February 16th - this incorporated the company. The principal terms provided for the payment to the railway of a subsidy of $25,000,000 and 25,000,000 acres of land, plus the railways (Port Arthur-Selkirk-Winnipeg-Emerson and Port Moody-Savona) already contracted for by the government, upon their completion.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1882  On this day in history first cargo of frozen meat leaves New Zealand for Britain, on SS Dunedin  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1882  The birth of John Barrymore, American actor on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1368  Sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37) was born on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1458  Ivan the Young, Ruler of Tver (d. 1490) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1471  Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (d. 1503) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1483  Babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30 was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1497  Philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant was born on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1519  On this day in history birth of pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1524  Charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1557  Alfonso Fontanelli, composer was born on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1043  Gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52 on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1145  Lucius II, [Gherardo Caccianemici], Italian Pope (1144-45), dies on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1152  On this day in history konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1503  Henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1568  Hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1580  Cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1597  On this day in history pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1600  On this day in history jose the Acosta, Spanish missionary (Peru), dies at 59(?)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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