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Famous Deaths In February - 24

Sunday, 26 February 2017

0616  Death of King Ethelbert of Kent on this day in history.  

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

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

1588  On this day in history death of johann Weyer, Dutch physician and occultist  

1642  On February - 24 marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at about 66  

1666  On February - 24 nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77  

1674  Death of Matthias Weckmann, German composer (b. 1616) on this day in history.  

1685  Death of Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle, English politician and military leader (b. 1629) on this day in history.  

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

1692  Antimo Liberati, composer, dies at 74 on February - 24.  


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  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 this day in history.  

1735  On February - 24 georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer, dies at 56  

1777  On this day in history death of king Joseph I of Portugal (b. 1714)  

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

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

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

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

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

1806  On this day in history john Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist (Society for General Use), dies at 81  

1810  Henry Cavendish, physicist/chemist, dies on this day in history.  

1812  Hugo Kollataj, Polish teacher/minister, dies at 61 on February - 24.  

1815  On February - 24 robert Fulton, steamboat pioneer, dies  

1825  Thomas Bowdler, self-appointed Shakespearean censor, dies on February - 24.  

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

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  On February - 24 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 24

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1103  On February - 24 birth of emperor Toba of Japan (d. 1156)  

1304  On February - 24 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  On this day in history 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  Sixt(us) Birck [Xystus Betulius], German writer (Suzanna) was born on this day in history.  

1536  Clement VIII, [Ippolito Aldofireini], Fano Italy, Pope (1592-1605) was born on February - 24.  

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


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