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Historical Events In February - 16

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

0309  Pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0374  9th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on February - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0600  On this day in history pope Gregory the Great decrees saying "God bless You" is the correct response to a sneeze  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

0923  Abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1075  On this day in history ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1249  On this day 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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1349  On this day in history jews are expelled from Burgsdorf Switzerland  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1391  Johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1486  Diet of Frankfort on February - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1497  Philipp Melanchthon, Germ, Protestant reformer (Augsburgse Confessie) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1512  On this day in history battle at Valeggio French troops beat Venetianen  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1512  On this day in history battle at Valeggio: French troops beat Venetianen  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1519  On this day in history gaspard de Coligny, Huguenot leader/French admiral  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1538  Everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65 on February - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1559  On this day in history pope Paul IV calls for deposition of sovereigns supporting heresy  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1560  On this day in history jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1620  On this day in history frederick William, Great Elector, founder of Brandenburg-Prussia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1641  English king Charles I accept Triennial Act on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1646  Battle of Great Torrington, Devon on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1653  Johannes Schultz, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1655  On this day in history dutch Grand Pensionary advisor Johan de Witt marries Wendela Bicker  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1659  First known check (£400), it is now (on display at Westminster Abbey on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1659  On February - 16 1st known check (£400) (on display at Westminster Abbey)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1666  On February - 16 netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1669  Arnold Boonen, Dutch portrait painter on February - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1677  Earl of Shaftesbury arrested/confined in London Tower on February - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1684  Bohuslav M Czernohorsky, Czech monk/composer on February - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1698  On this day in history pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (heliometer)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1709  Charles Avison, composer on February - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1740  Giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1741  On February - 16 benjamin Franklin's General Magazine (2nd US Magazine) begins publishing  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1741  Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine (2nd US Mag) begins publishing on February - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1032  Emperor Yingzong of China (d. 1067) was born on February - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1075  On this day in history birth of ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1497  Philipp Melanchthon, Germ, Protestant reformer (Augsburgse Confessie) was born on February - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1519  On February - 16 birth of gaspard de Coligny, Huguenot leader/French admiral  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1543  On this day in history birth of kano Eitoku, Japanese painter (d. 1590)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1620  On this day in history birth of frederick William, Great Elector, founder of Brandenburg-Prussia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1643  On February - 16 birth of john Sharp, English Archbishop of York (d. 1714)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1669  On this day in history birth of arnold Boonen, Dutch portrait painter  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In February - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0309  On February - 16 death of pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1247  Death of Heinrich Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1279  Afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies on February - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1391  On this day in history johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1531  Death of Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1452) on February - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1538  On February - 16 everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1560  On February - 16 death of jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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