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Famous Deaths In February - 21

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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 this day in history.  

1471  Death of John of Rokycan, Czech Catholic archbishop on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history dirck van Baburen, Dutch painter (Sepulture), dies at about 28  

1648  Christian IV, king of Denmark/Norway, dies on this day in history.  

1653  On February - 21 adriaen Pauw, master of Heemstede/Dutch Grand Pensionary, dies at 71  

1668  On February - 21 death of john Thurloe, English Puritan spy (b. 1616)  


1677  [Benedictus] Baruch Spinoza, philosopher, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

1684  Pieter van den Abeelen, Dutch medallist/jeweller, dies at about 75 on February - 21.  

1689  On February - 21 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  On February - 21 death of charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore, Governor of the Province of Maryland (b. 1637)  

1730  Benedict XIII, [Pietro F Orsini], Pope (1724-30), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1788  Death of Johann Georg Palitzsch, German astronomer (b. 1723) on February - 21.  

1790  Johann Friedrich Kloffler, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1803  Death of Edward Despard, last person drawn & quartered in England on this day in history.  

1821  On this day in history 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  On February - 21 wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85  

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 February - 21.  

1872  Pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

1876  On February - 21 henry John Gauntlett, composer, dies at 70  

1879  On this day in history peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69  

1884  On this day in history john Pike Hullah, composer, dies at 71  

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 February - 21.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 21

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1417  Louis IX, Duke of Bayern (University of Ingolstadt) was born on February - 21.  

1484  Joachim I Nestor, elector (Brandenburg, Constitution) was born on this day in history.  

1556  On this day in history birth of sethus Calvisius, composer  

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

1675  On this day in history birth of franz Xaver Josef von Unertl, Bavarian politician (d. 1750)  

1684  Justus van Effen, writer/founder (Holland Spectator) was born on this day in history.  

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

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