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Famous Deaths In February - 21

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

0556  On this day in history maximianus van Ravenna, bishop (Basilica S Stefano), dies  

1437  On this day in history death of king James I of Scotland (b. 1394)  

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  Hieronymus Bock, German doctor (founder of modern botany), dies on this day in history.  

1595  On this day in history death of robert Southwell, English Jesuit/poet, hanged  

1624  On this day in history dirck van Baburen, Dutch painter (Sepulture), dies at about 28  

1648  On this day in history christian IV, king of Denmark/Norway, dies  

1653  On this day in history adriaen Pauw, master of Heemstede/Dutch Grand Pensionary, dies at 71  

1668  On this day in history death of john Thurloe, English Puritan spy (b. 1616)  

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  Joan van Hoorn, gov-gen of Neth-Indies (1707-09), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1715  On this day in history death of charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore, Governor of the Province of Maryland (b. 1637)  

1730  On this day in history 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  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  On this day in history death of eugène de Beauharnais, son of Napoleon's wife, Josephine (b. 1781)  

1842  On this day in history wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85  

1846  Death of Emperor Ninko of Japan (b. 1800) on this day in history.  

1862  On this day in history justinus A C Kerner, German family doctor/poet/writer, dies at 75  

1864  Jeffery Forrest, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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

1876  On this day in history 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  John Pike Hullah, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1894  Gustave Caillebotte, French shipbuilding designer/painter, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

1901  On this day in history death of george Francis FitzGerald, Irish mathematician (b. 1851)  

1919  On this day in history giovanni Bolzoni, composer, dies at 77  

1920  On this day in history death of jacinta Marto, witness of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Fatima (b. 1910)  

1924  Salvatore Auteri Manzocchi, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

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

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

1674  Johann Augustin Kobelius, composer was born on this day in history.  

1675  Franz Xaver Josef von Unertl, Bavarian politician (d. 1750) was born on this day in history.  

1684  On this day in history birth of justus van Effen, writer/founder (Holland Spectator)  

1690  On this day in history birth of christoph Stoltzenberg, composer  

1705  Edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke, British naval officer (d. 1781) was born on this day in history.