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Historical Events In February - 16

Wednesday, 26 June 2019

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

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

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

0600  Pope Gregory the Great decreea saying "God bless You" is the correct response to a sneeze on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0923  On February - 16 abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1075  Ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1249  Andrew of Longjumeau is dispatched by Louis IX of France as his ambassador to meet with the Khan of the Mongols on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1279  On this day in history afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1349  Jews are expelled from Burgsdorf Switzerland on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1391  Johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies on February - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1486  On February - 16 diet of Frankfort  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1497  On February - 16 philipp Melanchthon, Germ, Protestant reformer (Augsburgse Confessie)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1512  On February - 16 battle at Valeggio French troops beat Venetianen  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1512  Battle at Valeggio: French troops beat Venetianen on February - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1519  Gaspard de Coligny, Huguenot leader/French admiral on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1559  On February - 16 pope Paul IV calls for deposition of sovereigns supporting heresy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1560  Jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat on February - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1620  Frederick William, Great Elector, founder of Brandenburg-Prussia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1641  English king Charles I accept Triennial Act on February - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1646  Battle of Great Torrington, Devon on February - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1653  On February - 16 johannes Schultz, composer, dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1655  Dutch Grand Pensionary advisor Johan de Witt marries Wendela Bicker on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1659  On February - 16 first known check (£400), it is now (on display at Westminster Abbey  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1659  On this day in history 1st known check (£400) (on display at Westminster Abbey)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1666  On February - 16 netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1669  On February - 16 arnold Boonen, Dutch portrait painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1677  Earl of Shaftesbury arrested/confined in London Tower on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1684  On this day in history bohuslav M Czernohorsky, Czech monk/composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1698  On February - 16 pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (heliometer)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1709  Charles Avison, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1740  On February - 16 giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1741  Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine (2nd US Magazine) begins publishing on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1741  Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine (2nd US Mag) begins publishing on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1032  On February - 16 birth of emperor Yingzong of China (d. 1067)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1075  Ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet was born on February - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1543  Kano Eitoku, Japanese painter (d. 1590) was born on February - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1643  John Sharp, English Archbishop of York (d. 1714) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1669  On February - 16 birth of arnold Boonen, Dutch portrait painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0309  On this day in history death of pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1247  On February - 16 death of heinrich Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1279  Afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1391  Johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies on February - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1531  Death of Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1452) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1560  On this day in history death of jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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