Famous Deaths In February - 21
Sunday, 01 May 2016
0556 Maximianus van Ravenna, bishop (Basilica S Stefano), dies on this day in history.
1437 Death of King James I of Scotland (b. 1394) on February - 21.
1471 On February - 21 death of john of Rokycan, Czech Catholic archbishop
1513 Julius II, [Giuliano dellea Rovere], Pope (1503-13), dies at 69 on this day in history.
1554 On this day in history hieronymus Bock, German doctor (founder of modern botany), dies
1595 Death of Robert Southwell, English Jesuit/poet, hanged on this day in history.
1624 Dirck van Baburen, Dutch painter (Sepulture), dies at about 28 on February - 21.
1648 On this day in history christian IV, king of Denmark/Norway, dies
1653 On February - 21 adriaen Pauw, master of Heemstede/Dutch Grand Pensionary, dies at 71
1668 Death of John Thurloe, English Puritan spy (b. 1616) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies
1711 On February - 21 joan van Hoorn, gov-gen of Neth-Indies (1707-09), dies at 57
1715 Death of Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore, Governor of the Province of Maryland (b. 1637) on this day in history.
1730 On February - 21 benedict XIII, [Pietro F Orsini], Pope (1724-30), dies at 81
1788 Death of Johann Georg Palitzsch, German astronomer (b. 1723) on this day in history.
1790 On February - 21 johann Friedrich Kloffler, composer, dies at 64
1803 On this day in history death of edward Despard, last person drawn & quartered in England
1821 Death of Georg Friedrich von Martens, German diplomat (b. 1756) on this day in history.
1824 On February - 21 death of eugĂ¨ne de Beauharnais, son of Napoleon's wife, Josephine (b. 1781)
1842 On February - 21 wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85
1846 Death of Emperor Ninko of Japan (b. 1800) on this day in history.
1862 On February - 21 justinus A C Kerner, German family doctor/poet/writer, dies at 75
1864 On February - 21 jeffery Forrest, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle
1872 Pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82 on February - 21.
1876 On this day in history henry John Gauntlett, composer, dies at 70
1879 Peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1884 On February - 21 john Pike Hullah, composer, dies at 71
1894 On this day in history gustave Caillebotte, French shipbuilding designer/painter, dies at 45
1901 On February - 21 death of george Francis FitzGerald, Irish mathematician (b. 1851)
1919 Giovanni Bolzoni, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1920 Death of Jacinta Marto, witness of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Fatima (b. 1910) on February - 21.
1924 On this day in history salvatore Auteri Manzocchi, composer, dies at 78