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Famous Deaths In February - 24

Friday, 29 April 2016

0616  On February - 24 death of king Ethelbert of Kent  

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

1563  On this day in history death of francois Guise, French general/duke, assassinated at 44  

1588  On February - 24 death of johann Weyer, Dutch physician and occultist  

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

1666  Nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77 on February - 24.  

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

1685  On this day in history death of charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle, English politician and military leader (b. 1629)  

1686  On this day in history ferdinando Tacca, Italian painter/son of Pietro Tacca, dies at 66  

1692  Antimo Liberati, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1704  Marc-Antoine Charpentier, French composer (church music), dies on February - 24.  

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

1721  On February - 24 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 February - 24.  

1779  Death of Paul Daniel Longolius, German encylopedist (b. 1704) on February - 24.  

1781  On this day in history death of edward Capell, English critic (b. 1713)  

1784  Anton Laube, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1785  On this day in history carlo Bonaparte, Corsican attorney, dies at 39  

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  Henry Cavendish, physicist/chemist, dies on this day in history.  

1812  Hugo Kollataj, Polish teacher/minister, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1815  On this day in history robert Fulton, steamboat pioneer, dies  

1825  On this day in history thomas Bowdler, self-appointed Shakespearean censor, dies  

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

1862  Bernard S Ingemann, Danish author (Holger Danske), dies at 72 on February - 24.  

1874  Anselmo Clave, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1876  Jan Pieter Heije, Dutch physician/writer/poet, dies at 67 on February - 24.  

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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Famous People Born On This Day In History

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 February - 24.  

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

1463  Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Italy, scholar/platonist was born on this day in history.  

1500  Carlos V, King of Spain (1516-56)/Holy Roman Emperor was born on this day in history.  

1501  On this day in history birth of sixt(us) Birck [Xystus Betulius], German writer (Suzanna)  

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

1545  On February - 24 birth of don John of Austria, Spanish military leader (d. 1578)  

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