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Famous Deaths In February - 21

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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

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  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  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 this day in history 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  On this day in history 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  Death of Eugène de Beauharnais, son of Napoleon's wife, Josephine (b. 1781) on this day in history.  

1842  Wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1864  On this day in history jeffery Forrest, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle  

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  Peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1674  On this day in history birth of johann Augustin Kobelius, composer  

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.  

1705  On this day in history birth of edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke, British naval officer (d. 1781)