Famous Deaths In February - 21
Tuesday, 24 April 2018
0556 On this day in history maximianus van Ravenna, bishop (Basilica S Stefano), dies
1437 Death of King James I of Scotland (b. 1394) on February - 21.
1471 Death of John of Rokycan, Czech Catholic archbishop on this day in history.
1513 On February - 21 julius II, [Giuliano dellea Rovere], Pope (1503-13), dies at 69
1554 Hieronymus Bock, German doctor (founder of modern botany), dies on February - 21.
1595 On February - 21 death of robert Southwell, English Jesuit/poet, hanged
1624 Dirck van Baburen, Dutch painter (Sepulture), dies at about 28 on this day in history.
1648 On this day in history christian IV, king of Denmark/Norway, dies
1653 Adriaen Pauw, master of Heemstede/Dutch Grand Pensionary, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1668 Death of John Thurloe, English Puritan spy (b. 1616) on February - 21.
1677 On this day in history [Benedictus] Baruch Spinoza, philosopher, dies at 44
1684 On February - 21 pieter van den Abeelen, Dutch medallist/jeweller, dies at about 75
1689 Isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies on this day in history.
1711 On this day in history joan van Hoorn, gov-gen of Neth-Indies (1707-09), dies at 57
1715 On this day in history death of charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore, Governor of the Province of Maryland (b. 1637)
1730 On February - 21 benedict XIII, [Pietro F Orsini], Pope (1724-30), dies at 81
1788 On this day in history death of johann Georg Palitzsch, German astronomer (b. 1723)
1790 On February - 21 johann Friedrich Kloffler, composer, dies at 64
1803 On February - 21 death of edward Despard, last person drawn & quartered in England
1821 On February - 21 death of georg Friedrich von Martens, German diplomat (b. 1756)
1824 Death of Eugène de Beauharnais, son of Napoleon's wife, Josephine (b. 1781) on February - 21.
1842 Wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85 on February - 21.
1846 Death of Emperor Ninko of Japan (b. 1800) on this day in history.
1862 Justinus A C Kerner, German family doctor/poet/writer, dies at 75 on February - 21.
1864 Jeffery Forrest, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle on this day in history.
1872 On February - 21 pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82
1876 Henry John Gauntlett, composer, dies at 70 on February - 21.
1879 On February - 21 peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69
1884 On February - 21 john Pike Hullah, composer, dies at 71
1894 Gustave Caillebotte, French shipbuilding designer/painter, dies at 45 on this day in history.
1901 Death of George Francis FitzGerald, Irish mathematician (b. 1851) on February - 21.
1919 On February - 21 giovanni Bolzoni, composer, dies at 77
1920 Death of Jacinta Marto, witness of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Fatima (b. 1910) on February - 21.
1924 On February - 21 salvatore Auteri Manzocchi, composer, dies at 78