Famous Deaths In February - 20
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
1054 On this day in history yaroslav I, the Wise, ruler (Kiev), dies
1154 On this day in history death of saint Wulfric of Haselbury Plucknett
1171 Death of Conan IV, Duke of Brittany (b. 1138) on this day in history.
1194 On February - 20 tancredo of Lecce, King of Sicily, dies
1258 On February - 20 death of al-Musta'sim, last Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad
1408 On February - 20 death of henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, English statesman (b. 1342)
1431 Martinus V, [Oddo Colonna], Italian Pope, dies on February - 20.
1524 On this day in history death of tecún Umán, last leader of the Quiché-Maya
1569 On February - 20 mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician, dies at 50
1579 On February - 20 death of nicholas Bacon, English politician (b. 1509)
1595 Ernst, archduke of Austria, dies at 41 on this day in history.
1618 Death of Philip William, Prince of Orange (b. 1554) on this day in history.
1626 John Dowland, composer, dies on February - 20.
1628 On February - 20 gregor Aichinger, German composer/organist, dies at about 63
1656 On February - 20 james Ussher, Irish bible scholar/anglican archbishop, dies at 76
1667 On February - 20 david ben Samuel Halevi, rabbi/author (Shulchan Aruch), dies
1707 On February - 20 aurangzeb, Mogul emperor of India (1658-1707), dies
1731 On February - 20 frederich Karl Erbach, composer, dies at 50
1737 On February - 20 elizabeth Rowe, poet, dies
1746 Guillaume Coustou Sr, French sculptor (Mary Leszczynska), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1762 Death of Tobias Mayer, German astronomer (b. 1723) on this day in history.
1771 On February - 20 death of jean Jacques d'Ortous de Mairan, French geophysicist (b. 1678)
1773 On February - 20 charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia/Duke of Savoy (CE III), dies at 71
1778 Death of Laura Bassi, Italian scholar (b. 1711) on this day in history.
1786 On February - 20 johann Wolfgang Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 70
1788 Gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Dutch regent (Utrecht), dies at 68 on February - 20.
1790 On this day in history joseph II, Emperor of Holy Roman empire, dies at 48
1803 Death of Marie Dumesnil, French actress (b. 1713) on this day in history.
1806 On this day in history death of lachlan McIntosh, Scottish-born American military and political leader (b. 1725)
1809 On this day in history johann Joseph Emmert, composer, dies at 76
1810 Death of Andreas Hofer, milt leader (fought Napoleon's France), executed at 42 on February - 20.
1817 On February - 20 martin de Ron, composer, dies at 27
1845 Pavel Ivanovich Dulgorukov, composer, dies at 57 on February - 20.
1848 On February - 20 [Willem] Alexander FCNM, prince of Neth/gen-maj, dies at 29