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Famous Deaths In February - 24

Monday, 08 February 2016

0616  On this day in history death of king Ethelbert of Kent  

1525  Death of Guillaume Gouffier, seigneur de Bonnivet, French soldier on February - 24.  

1563  Death of Francois Guise, French general/duke, assassinated at 44 on this day in history.  

1588  Death of Johann Weyer, Dutch physician and occultist on this day in history.  

1642  On this day in history marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at about 66  

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

1674  On this day in history 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 this day in history marc-Antoine Charpentier, French composer (church music), dies  

1714  On this day in history death of edmund Andros, English governor in North America (b. 1637)  

1721  On this day in history death of john Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby, English statesman and poet (b. 1648)  

1732  Death of Colonel Francis Charteris, known as "The Rape-Master General". (b. 1675) on this day in history.  

1735  On this day in history georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer, dies at 56  

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

1779  Death of Paul Daniel Longolius, German encylopedist (b. 1704) on this day in history.  

1781  On February - 24 death of edward Capell, English critic (b. 1713)  

1784  On this day in history anton Laube, composer, dies at 65  

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

1799  On February - 24 broerius Brorius, theologist (Pensive Christian), dies at about 41  

1806  John Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist (Society for General Use), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

1812  On February - 24 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 February - 24.  

1829  On this day in history auguste Chouteau, St Louis co-founder, dies  

1862  Bernard S Ingemann, Danish author (Holger Danske), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1874  On this day in history anselmo Clave, composer, dies at 49  

1876  On this day in history jan Pieter Heije, Dutch physician/writer/poet, dies at 67  

1895  Ignaz Lachner, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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

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

1914  On this day in history death of joshua Chamberlain, Civil War hero for the Union on Little Round Top at the Battle of Gettysburg  

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1103  On this day in history birth of emperor Toba of Japan (d. 1156)  

1304  Muhammad ibn Battutah, Arab travel writer (Travels in Asia & Africa) was born on this day in history.  

1304  Ibn Battuta, Arabian explorer (d. 1368) ? was born on February - 24.  

1463  On this day in history birth of giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Italy, scholar/platonist  

1500  On February - 24 birth of carlos V, King of Spain (1516-56)/Holy Roman Emperor  

1501  Sixt(us) Birck [Xystus Betulius], German writer (Suzanna) was born on February - 24.  

1536  Clement VIII, [Ippolito Aldofireini], Fano Italy, Pope (1592-1605) was born on this day in history.  

1545  Don John of Austria, Spanish military leader (d. 1578) was born on February - 24.  

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