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Famous Deaths In February - 21

Thursday, 18 December 2014

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 this day in history.  

1471  On this day in history 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  Christian IV, king of Denmark/Norway, dies on February - 21.  

1653  Adriaen Pauw, master of Heemstede/Dutch Grand Pensionary, dies at 71 on February - 21.  

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 this day in history 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 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 this day in history 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  Johann Friedrich Kloffler, composer, dies at 64 on February - 21.  

1803  Death of Edward Despard, last person drawn & quartered in England on February - 21.  

1821  Death of Georg Friedrich von Martens, German diplomat (b. 1756) on February - 21.  

1824  On this day in history death of eugène de Beauharnais, son of Napoleon's wife, Josephine (b. 1781)  

1842  Wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85 on February - 21.  

1846  On this day in history death of emperor Ninko of Japan (b. 1800)  

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 this day in history pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82  

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 February - 21.  

1884  John Pike Hullah, composer, dies at 71 on February - 21.  

1894  Gustave Caillebotte, French shipbuilding designer/painter, dies at 45 on February - 21.  

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  Salvatore Auteri Manzocchi, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 21

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1417  On this day in history birth of louis IX, Duke of Bayern (University of Ingolstadt)  

1484  On this day in history birth of joachim I Nestor, elector (Brandenburg, Constitution)  

1556  Sethus Calvisius, composer was born on this day in history.  

1674  Johann Augustin Kobelius, composer was born on February - 21.  

1675  On February - 21 birth of franz Xaver Josef von Unertl, Bavarian politician (d. 1750)  

1684  Justus van Effen, writer/founder (Holland Spectator) was born on February - 21.  

1690  Christoph Stoltzenberg, composer was born on this day in history.  

1705  On February - 21 birth of edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke, British naval officer (d. 1781)