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Famous Deaths In February - 20

Tuesday, 09 February 2016

1054  On this day in history yaroslav I, the Wise, ruler (Kiev), dies  

1154  Death of Saint Wulfric of Haselbury Plucknett on February - 20.  

1171  On February - 20 death of conan IV, Duke of Brittany (b. 1138)  

1194  On this day in history tancredo of Lecce, King of Sicily, dies  

1258  Death of Al-Musta'sim, last Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad on this day in history.  

1408  Death of Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, English statesman (b. 1342) on February - 20.  

1431  Martinus V, [Oddo Colonna], Italian Pope, dies on this day in history.  

1524  On February - 20 death of tecún Umán, last leader of the Quiché-Maya  

1569  Mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician, dies at 50 on February - 20.  

1579  Death of Nicholas Bacon, English politician (b. 1509) on February - 20.  

1595  On February - 20 ernst, archduke of Austria, dies at 41  

1618  Death of Philip William, Prince of Orange (b. 1554) on this day in history.  

1626  On February - 20 john Dowland, composer, dies  

1628  On February - 20 gregor Aichinger, German composer/organist, dies at about 63  

1656  James Ussher, Irish bible scholar/anglican archbishop, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1667  David ben Samuel Halevi, rabbi/author (Shulchan Aruch), dies on February - 20.  

1707  Aurangzeb, Mogul emperor of India (1658-1707), dies on this day in history.  

1731  On this day in history frederich Karl Erbach, composer, dies at 50  

1737  On February - 20 elizabeth Rowe, poet, dies  

1746  On February - 20 guillaume Coustou Sr, French sculptor (Mary Leszczynska), dies at 68  

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  Charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia/Duke of Savoy (CE III), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1778  Death of Laura Bassi, Italian scholar (b. 1711) on February - 20.  

1786  On this day in history johann Wolfgang Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 70  

1788  Gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Dutch regent (Utrecht), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1790  Joseph II, Emperor of Holy Roman empire, dies at 48 on February - 20.  

1803  Death of Marie Dumesnil, French actress (b. 1713) on February - 20.  

1806  Death of Lachlan McIntosh, Scottish-born American military and political leader (b. 1725) on February - 20.  

1809  Johann Joseph Emmert, composer, dies at 76 on February - 20.  

1810  On February - 20 death of andreas Hofer, milt leader (fought Napoleon's France), executed at 42  

1817  On this day in history martin de Ron, composer, dies at 27  

1845  Pavel Ivanovich Dulgorukov, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1848  [Willem] Alexander FCNM, prince of Neth/gen-maj, dies at 29 on February - 20.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1494  On this day in history birth of johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism)  

1507  Gentile Bellini, Italian artist (Sultan Mohammed II) was born on February - 20.  

1523  On February - 20 birth of jan Blahoslav, Czech humanist/bishop (Bohemian brothers)  

1632  On February - 20 birth of thomas Osborne, Duke of Leeds, English PM (1690-94)/founder (Tories)  

1633  Jan de Baen, portrait painter/etcher was born on this day in history.  

1656  Johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised was born on this day in history.  

1734  On February - 20 birth of franz Ignaz Beck, composer  

1745  On February - 20 birth of johann Peter Salomon, composer  

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