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Famous Deaths In February - 21

Saturday, 28 May 2016

0556  On February - 21 maximianus van Ravenna, bishop (Basilica S Stefano), dies  

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 February - 21.  

1513  On February - 21 julius II, [Giuliano dellea Rovere], Pope (1503-13), dies at 69  

1554  On February - 21 hieronymus Bock, German doctor (founder of modern botany), dies  

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

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  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 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  On this day in history isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies  

1711  Joan van Hoorn, gov-gen of Neth-Indies (1707-09), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1715  Death of Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore, Governor of the Province of Maryland (b. 1637) on February - 21.  

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  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 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 this day in history.  

1846  On February - 21 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 February - 21.  

1872  Pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82 on February - 21.  

1876  Henry John Gauntlett, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1879  Peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69 on February - 21.  

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 this day in history.  

1919  On February - 21 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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1417  Louis IX, Duke of Bayern (University of Ingolstadt) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of johann Augustin Kobelius, composer  

1675  Franz Xaver Josef von Unertl, Bavarian politician (d. 1750) was born on February - 21.  

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

1690  On February - 21 birth of christoph Stoltzenberg, composer  

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

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