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Historical Events In February - 16

Wednesday, 29 January 2020

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

0374  On February - 16 9th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet  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  On February - 16 pope Gregory the Great decreea saying "God bless You" is the correct response to a sneeze  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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 Whatsapp

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

1349  On February - 16 jews are expelled from Burgsdorf Switzerland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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1486  On this day in history diet of Frankfort  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1538  Everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1620  On this day in history frederick William, Great Elector, founder of Brandenburg-Prussia  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  On this day in history dutch Grand Pensionary advisor Johan de Witt marries Wendela Bicker  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1659  On this day in history 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 this day in history netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1677  On February - 16 earl of Shaftesbury arrested/confined in London Tower  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1709  Charles Avison, composer on February - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1740  Giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni) on this day in history.  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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Famous Birthdays In February - 16

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1032  On this day in history birth of emperor Yingzong of China (d. 1067)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1075  On February - 16 birth of ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1497  On this day in history birth of philipp Melanchthon, Germ, Protestant reformer (Augsburgse Confessie)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1519  Gaspard de Coligny, Huguenot leader/French admiral was born on February - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1620  On February - 16 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  Arnold Boonen, Dutch portrait painter was born on February - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In February - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0309  Death of Pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded 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

1247  On this day in history 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 February - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1560  Death of Jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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