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Famous Deaths In February - 26

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

1076  On this day in history death of godfried III, with the Hump, duke of Neth-Lutherian, murdered  

1154  On this day in history rogier II Guiscard, King of Sicily (1101-54), dies at 60  

1200  On this day in history death of symeon, former Serbian ruler and saint  

1266  On this day in history manfred, bastard son of Emperor Frederik II/king of Sicily, dies  

1324  Dino Compagni, Italian silk seller/poet/chronicler, dies on this day in history.  

1360  On this day in history death of roger Mortimer, 2nd Earl of March, English military leader (b. 1328)  

1538  On this day in history worp van Thabor, Frisian abbott of Thabor (Chronicon Frisiae), dies  

1552  Death of Heinrich Faber, German composer on this day in history.  

1561  Death of Jorge de Montemayor, Spanish writer on this day in history.  

1577  On this day in history erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43  

1608  On this day in history death of john Still, English bishop  

1630  On this day in history william Brade, composer, dies  

1686  On this day in history godefroi L earl d'estrades, French diplomat/marshal, dies at about 78  

1723  On this day in history death of thomas d'Urfey, English writer (b. 1653)  

1726  On this day in history maximilian II M Emanuel, elect of Bavaria/governor of Netherlands, dies  

1766  August Bernhard Valentin Herbing, composer, dies at 30 on this day in history.  

1770  On this day in history francois Hanot, composer, dies at 72  

1802  On this day in history death of esek Hopkins, American Revolutionary War admiral (b. 1718)  

1810  On this day in history johann Ernst Rembt, composer, dies at 60  

1813  Robert R Livingston, US diplomat (Decl of Independence), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1815  Death of Prince Josias of Coburg, Austrian general (b. 1737) on this day in history.  

1821  On this day in history death of joseph de Maistre, Savoyard diplomat and writer (b. 1753)  

1823  John P Kemble, English actor/director (Covent Garden), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1827  On this day in history david Moritz Michael, composer, dies at 75  

1857  On this day in history ole Andreas Lindeman, composer, dies at 88  

1859  On this day in history ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64  

1864  On this day in history death of louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine, French Canadian politician (b. 1807)  

1870  On this day in history death of wyatt Outlaw, black leader of Union League in NC, lynched  

1871  On this day in history charles Niellon, Belgian brigade general, dies at 76  

1883  Death of Alexandros Koumoundouros, Greek politician, Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1817) on this day in history.  

1889  On this day in history death of karl Davydov, Russian cellist (b. 1838)  

1901  On this day in history death of chi-hsui, during Boxer Rebellion in China, beheaded  

1903  Richard J Gatling, US inventor (Gatling Gun), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

1906  On this day in history manuel Fernandez Caballero, composer, dies at 70  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1361  Wenceslas of Bohemia, Holy Roman Catholic German emperor (1378-1400) was born on this day in history.  

1587  On this day in history birth of stefano Landi, Italian composer (d. 1639)  

1588  Nicolaus Erich, composer was born on this day in history.  

1671  Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, English politician and philosopher (d. 1713) was born on this day in history.  

1672  Antoine Augustine Calmet, French theologian (d. 1757) was born on this day in history.  

1675  Johann Philipp Treiber, composer was born on this day in history.  

1677  Nicola Fago, composer was born on this day in history.  

1686  On this day in history birth of godefroi L Count d'Estrades, French diplomat