February 1846 in history

February 1846 events chronologically

Feb 4 The first Mormon pioneers make their exodus from Nauvoo, Illinois, westward towards Salt Lake Valley
Feb 10 First Anglo-Sikh War: Battle of Sobraon – British defeat Sikhs in final battle of the war
Feb 19 In Austin, Texas the newly formed Texas state government is officially installed. The Republic of Texas government officially transfers power to the State of Texas government following the annexation of Texas by the United States
Feb 20 Polish insurgents lead an uprising in Kraków to incite a fight for national independence

Top 7 most famous people born in February 1846

Feb 5 Johann Most a German-American politician, newspaper editor, and orator. He is credited with popularizing the concept of "Propaganda of the deed". His grandson was Boston Celtics radio play-by-play man Johnny Most
Feb 9 Prince Leopold of Bavaria born in Munich, the son of Prince Regent Luitpold of Bavaria and his wife Archduchess Augusta of Austria. He was a Field Marshal who commanded German and Austro-Hungarian forces on the Eastern Front in World War I
Feb 9 Wilhelm Maybach an early German engine designer and industrialist. During the 1890s he was hailed in France, then the world centre for car production, as the "King of constructors"
Feb 10 Lord Charles Beresford a British admiral and Member of Parliament.
Feb 10 Ira Remsen a chemist who, along with Constantin Fahlberg, discovered the artificial sweetener saccharin. He was the second president of Johns Hopkins University
Feb 24 Luigi Denza an Italian composer. Denza was born at Castellammare di Stabia, near Naples. He studied music under Saverio Mercadante and Paolo Serrao at the Naples Conservatory. In 1884 he moved to London, taught singing and became a professor of singing at the Royal Academy of Music in 1898. Denza was an able mandolinist and guitarist, and has published the following compositions among others for these instruments: Ricordo di Quisisana, a serenata for solo voice and chorus, with accompaniments of first and second mandolins, mandolas and guitars, dedicated to the Marchioness Laura di Noailles, and published by Ricordi, Milan; Come to me, valse for two mandolins, mandola and guitar, also published by Ricordi Nocturne for mandolin and piano, published by Ascherberg, London; and several other compositions for mandolin and piano, originally published by Cocks, London. Denza also wrote an opera, Wallenstein, and hundreds of songs. The most popular of these was a collaboration with Peppino Turco, the Neapolitan song Funiculì, Funiculà, about the Vesuvius Funicular
Feb 26 Buffalo Bill an American scout, bison hunter, and showman. He was born in the Iowa Territory , in Le Claire but he grew up for several years in his father's hometown in Canada before his family moved to the Kansas Territory

Died in February 1846

Feb 3 Joseph Weigl an Austrian composer and conductor, born in Eisenstadt, Hungary, Austrian Empire.
Feb 15 Otto von Kotzebue a Baltic German navigator in Russian service.
Feb 15 William Henry Clinton a British general during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars as well as the First Miguelist War. He was also the grandson of Admiral George Clinton and elder brother of Lieutenant General Sir Henry Clinton
Feb 21 Emperor Ninkō the 120th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.
Feb 27 Edward Dembowski a Polish philosopher, literary critic, journalist, and leftist independence activist.