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Famous Deaths In February - 03

Thursday, 17 April 2014

0474  Leo I, Byzantine Emperor (457-74), dies on this day in history.  

0619  Death of Laurence of Canterbury, 2nd Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.  

0699  Death of Saint Werburgh on this day in history.  

0865  Ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies on this day in history.  

1014  Death of King Sweyn I of Denmark on this day in history.  

1116  On this day in history death of king Coloman of Hungary (b. 1070)  

1399  On this day in history john of Ghent, duke of Lancaster/king of Castile & Leon, dies at 58  

1428  On this day in history death of ashikaga Yoshimochi, Japanese shogun (b. 1386)  

1451  Murad II, sultan of Turkey (1421-51), dies on this day in history.  

1468  Johann Gensfleisch Gutenberg, printer, dies on this day in history.  

1536  Garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies on this day in history.  

1558  Alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies on this day in history.  

1566  Death of George Cassander, Flemish theologian (b. 1513) on this day in history.  

1602  Paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1619  On this day in history death of henry Brooke, 11th Baron Cobham, English conspirator (b. 1564)  

1679  On this day in history jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53  

1697  Sjoucke Gabbes, Frisian sailor, dies/buried on Dirk-Hartog Island on this day in history.  

1715  On this day in history gottfried Vopelius, composer, dies at 70  

1737  On this day in history death of tommaso Ceva, Italian Mathematician (b. 1648)  

1748  On this day in history henri Madin, composer, dies at 49  

1803  Pedro R de Campomanes, Spanish economist/lawyer/literary, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

1814  On this day in history johann Antonin Kozeluch, composer, dies at 75  

1832  On this day in history george Crabbe, English vicar/poet (Borough), dies at 77  

1846  Joseph Weigl, Austria composer/conductor (Waisenhaus), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

1862  On this day in history jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87  

1866  Death of François-Xavier Garneau, French Canadian poet and historian (b. 1809) on this day in history.  

1874  Death of Lunalilo, Hawaiian monarch (b. 1835) on this day in history.  

1875  On this day in history everhardus J Potgieter, writer (Liedekens van Bontekoe), dies at 66  

1876  On this day in history gino Capponi, Italian marquis/literary/premier of Toscane, dies at 83  

1882  Guglielmo Quarenghi, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1889  On this day in history death of belle Starr, US female gangster, murdered at 40  

1890  On this day in history christophorus H D Buys Ballot, Dutch meteorologist, dies at 72  

1900  Ottokar Eugen Novacek, composer, dies at 33 on this day in history.  

1902  On this day in history isaac Fransen van der Putten, Dutch PM (1866), dies  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1338  On this day in history birth of jeanne de Bourbon, wife of Charles V of France (d. 1378)  

1368  On this day in history birth of charles VI, King of France (1380-1422)  

1525  Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, composer was born on this day in history.  

1648  On this day in history birth of louis Bouteiller, composer  

1655  On this day in history birth of francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized  

1677  On this day in history birth of jan Santini Aichel, Czech architect (d. 1723)  

1690  On this day in history birth of richard Rawlinson, English minister (d. 1755)  

1721  Friedrich Wilhelm von Seydlitz, Prussian general (d. 1773) was born on this day in history.