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Famous Deaths In February - 14

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0270  On February - 14 death of st. Valentine marking Valentines Day (some sources say 269, others 273).  

0869  Cyrillus, Greek apostle of Slaves, dies on February - 14.  

1317  On this day in history death of marguerite of France, queen of Edward I of England (b. 1282)  

1400  Death of Richard II, king of England (1377-99), murdered at age 33 at Pontefract Castle on this day in history.  

1405  Timur/Tamerlan "Lenk", [Crippled], Mongols monarch, dies at about 68 on this day in history.  

1528  On February - 14 edzard I the Great, count of Austria-E Frisia (1494-1528), dies at 66  

1571  Benvenuto Cellini, Ital sculptor/writer (Perseus), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1676  Death of Abraham Bosse, French engraver and artist on this day in history.  

1681  On this day in history francesco Nigetti, composer, dies at 77  

1714  On this day in history death of maria Luisa of Savoy, Queen Consort of Spain (b. 1688)  

1737  Death of Charles Talbot, 1st Baron Talbot of Hensol, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain (b. 1685) on February - 14.  

1760  Francois Collin de Blamont, composer, dies at 69 on February - 14.  

1779  Death of James Cook, Scottish explorer killed by Native Hawaiians near Kealakekua on the Island of Hawaii at 50 on this day in history.  

1780  William Blackstone, English lawyer, dies at 56 on February - 14.  

1790  On February - 14 capel Bond, composer, dies at 59  

1808  Death of John Dickinson, American lawyer and Governor of Delaware and Pennsylvania (b. 1732) on this day in history.  

1818  John C Hespe, Dutch journalist/politician, dies at 61 on February - 14.  

1820  Death of Charles F, Duke of Berry, murdered at 42 on February - 14.  

1831  Vincente Guerrero, Mexican revolutionary hero, dies on this day in history.  

1841  Antun Sorkocevic, composer, dies at 65 on February - 14.  

1846  On this day in history cornelis F van Maanen, Dutch supreme court justice, dies at 76  

1857  Johannes B van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1870  On February - 14 death of st. John Richardson Liddell, American Civil War Confederate General (b. 1815)  

1873  On this day in history charles Samvei Bovy-Lysberg, composer, dies at 52  

1881  On this day in history death of fernando Wood, New York City mayor (b. 1812)  

1885  Death of Jules Vallès, French writer (b. 1832) on February - 14.  

1891  William Tecumseh Sherman, Union Civil War General, dies at 71 on February - 14.  

1894  On February - 14 death of eugène Charles Catalan, Belgian mathematician (b. 1814)  

1901  Edward John Hopkins, composer, dies at 82 on February - 14.  

1908  Georges Jean Pfeiffer, composer, dies at 72 on February - 14.  

1916  Petko J Todorov, Bulgaria writer (Zmejova), dies at 36 on February - 14.  

1922  On February - 14 death of heikki Ritavuori, Finnish politician (assassinated) (b. 1880)  

1929  On this day in history death of tom Burke, American runner (b. 1875)  

1937  Erkki Gustav Melartin, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 14

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1462  On February - 14 birth of edzard I Cirksena, the Great, earl of East-Friesia (1494-1528)  

1468  Johann Werner, German mathematician (d. 1522) was born on February - 14.  

1483  Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, prince/founder Mogols-dynasty was born on this day in history.  

1487  Henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising was born on February - 14.  

1513  On this day in history birth of domenico Maria Ferrabosco, Italian composer  

1515  On February - 14 birth of frederick III, the Pious, elect of the Palts  

1533  Christianus Adrichomius, Dutch priest/writer (Vita Jesu Christi) was born on February - 14.  

1546  On February - 14 birth of johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian  

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