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Famous Deaths In February - 24

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

0616  Death of King Ethelbert of Kent on February - 24.  

1525  On February - 24 death of guillaume Gouffier, seigneur de Bonnivet, French soldier  

1563  On February - 24 death of francois Guise, French general/duke, assassinated at 44  

1588  Death of Johann Weyer, Dutch physician and occultist on February - 24.  

1642  Marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at about 66 on February - 24.  

1666  On this day in history nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77  

1674  On February - 24 death of matthias Weckmann, German composer (b. 1616)  

1685  Death of Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle, English politician and military leader (b. 1629) on February - 24.  

1686  Ferdinando Tacca, Italian painter/son of Pietro Tacca, dies at 66 on February - 24.  

1692  On February - 24 antimo Liberati, composer, dies at 74  

1704  On February - 24 marc-Antoine Charpentier, French composer (church music), dies  

1714  Death of Edmund Andros, English governor in North America (b. 1637) on February - 24.  

1721  Death of John Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby, English statesman and poet (b. 1648) on this day in history.  

1732  Death of Colonel Francis Charteris, known as "The Rape-Master General". (b. 1675) on February - 24.  

1735  Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer, dies at 56 on February - 24.  

1777  Death of King Joseph I of Portugal (b. 1714) on this day in history.  

1779  On February - 24 death of paul Daniel Longolius, German encylopedist (b. 1704)  

1781  Death of Edward Capell, English critic (b. 1713) on February - 24.  

1784  Anton Laube, composer, dies at 65 on February - 24.  

1785  Carlo Bonaparte, Corsican attorney, dies at 39 on this day in history.  

1799  Broerius Brorius, theologist (Pensive Christian), dies at about 41 on this day in history.  

1806  John Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist (Society for General Use), dies at 81 on February - 24.  

1810  On this day in history henry Cavendish, physicist/chemist, dies  

1812  On this day in history hugo Kollataj, Polish teacher/minister, dies at 61  

1815  Robert Fulton, steamboat pioneer, dies on this day in history.  

1825  Thomas Bowdler, self-appointed Shakespearean censor, dies on this day in history.  

1829  On February - 24 auguste Chouteau, St Louis co-founder, dies  

1862  On this day in history bernard S Ingemann, Danish author (Holger Danske), dies at 72  

1874  Anselmo Clave, composer, dies at 49 on February - 24.  

1876  On February - 24 jan Pieter Heije, Dutch physician/writer/poet, dies at 67  

1895  On this day in history ignaz Lachner, composer, dies at 87  

1907  Otto Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 77 on February - 24.  

1908  On February - 24 anatol' Vakhnyanyn, composer, dies at 66  

1914  Death of Joshua Chamberlain, Civil War hero for the Union on Little Round Top at the Battle of Gettysburg on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 24

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1103  Emperor Toba of Japan (d. 1156) was born on February - 24.  

1304  Muhammad ibn Battutah, Arab travel writer (Travels in Asia & Africa) was born on February - 24.  

1304  On this day in history birth of ibn Battuta, Arabian explorer (d. 1368) ?  

1463  On February - 24 birth of giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Italy, scholar/platonist  

1500  Carlos V, King of Spain (1516-56)/Holy Roman Emperor was born on February - 24.  

1501  On February - 24 birth of sixt(us) Birck [Xystus Betulius], German writer (Suzanna)  

1536  On this day in history birth of clement VIII, [Ippolito Aldofireini], Fano Italy, Pope (1592-1605)  

1545  On this day in history birth of don John of Austria, Spanish military leader (d. 1578)