On This Day

Birthdays in History in February 1866

  • Feb 5 Arthur Keith, Persley Aberdeenshire, Scottish Anthropologist (human evolution)
  • Feb 6 Karl Sapper, German traveller & natural historian (d. 1945)
  • Feb 7 Raf[ael] Verhulst [Koen Ravestein], Flemish writer (Jesus of Nazarus)
  • Feb 10 Rafael Altamira Crevea, Spanish lawyer/historian
  • Feb 15 Bannister Fletcher, English architect and architectural historian (A History of Architecture), born in London (d. 1953)
  • Feb 20 Carl Westman, Swedish architect and designer (d. 1936)
  • Feb 24 Arthur Pearson, Wookey Somerset England, newspaper proprietor
  • Feb 24 Pyotr Nikolaevich Lebedev, Russian physicist (d. 1912)
  • Feb 25 Benedetto Croce, Italian humanist/historian/editor/philosopher

Herbert Henry Dow

Feb 26 Herbert Henry Dow, American chemical industrialist (Dow Chemical), born in Ontario, Canada (d. 1930)

Chemical Industrialist Herbert Henry Dow
Chemical Industrialist
Herbert Henry Dow
  • Feb 28 Vyacheslav Ivanov, Russian philosopher, playwright and poet, born in Moscow, Russian Empire (d. 1949)