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Famous Deaths In February - 24

Friday, 28 October 2016

0616  On February - 24 death of king Ethelbert of Kent  

1525  Death of Guillaume Gouffier, seigneur de Bonnivet, French soldier on this day in history.  

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 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 this day in history.  

1686  On February - 24 ferdinando Tacca, Italian painter/son of Pietro Tacca, dies at 66  

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


1704  On February - 24 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  Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer, dies at 56 on February - 24.  

1777  On February - 24 death of king Joseph I of Portugal (b. 1714)  

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

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

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 February - 24.  

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  Hugo Kollataj, Polish teacher/minister, dies at 61 on February - 24.  

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

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

1829  Auguste Chouteau, St Louis co-founder, dies on this day in history.  

1862  On February - 24 bernard S Ingemann, Danish author (Holger Danske), dies at 72  

1874  On February - 24 anselmo Clave, composer, dies at 49  

1876  Jan Pieter Heije, Dutch physician/writer/poet, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

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

1908  On this day in history 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 February - 24.  

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

1304  On this day in history birth of muhammad ibn Battutah, Arab travel writer (Travels in Asia & Africa)  

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

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

1500  On this day in history birth of carlos V, King of Spain (1516-56)/Holy Roman Emperor  

1501  Sixt(us) Birck [Xystus Betulius], German writer (Suzanna) was born on this day in history.  

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

1545  Don John of Austria, Spanish military leader (d. 1578) was born on this day in history.  


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