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Famous Deaths In February - 26

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1076  Death of Godfried III, with the Hump, duke of Neth-Lutherian, murdered on this day in history.  

1154  Rogier II Guiscard, King of Sicily (1101-54), dies at 60 on February - 26.  

1200  Death of Symeon, former Serbian ruler and saint on this day in history.  

1266  On February - 26 manfred, bastard son of Emperor Frederik II/king of Sicily, dies  

1324  Dino Compagni, Italian silk seller/poet/chronicler, dies on February - 26.  

1360  Death of Roger Mortimer, 2nd Earl of March, English military leader (b. 1328) on February - 26.  

1538  Worp van Thabor, Frisian abbott of Thabor (Chronicon Frisiae), dies on February - 26.  

1552  On this day in history death of heinrich Faber, German composer  

1561  Death of Jorge de Montemayor, Spanish writer on February - 26.  

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

1608  Death of John Still, English bishop on February - 26.  

1630  On February - 26 william Brade, composer, dies  

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

1723  Death of Thomas d'Urfey, English writer (b. 1653) on this day in history.  

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

1766  On February - 26 august Bernhard Valentin Herbing, composer, dies at 30  

1770  Francois Hanot, composer, dies at 72 on February - 26.  

1802  Death of Esek Hopkins, American Revolutionary War admiral (b. 1718) on this day in history.  

1810  On February - 26 johann Ernst Rembt, composer, dies at 60  

1813  On this day in history robert R Livingston, US diplomat (Decl of Independence), dies at 66  

1815  On February - 26 death of prince Josias of Coburg, Austrian general (b. 1737)  

1821  Death of Joseph de Maistre, Savoyard diplomat and writer (b. 1753) on this day in history.  

1823  On this day in history john P Kemble, English actor/director (Covent Garden), dies at 66  

1827  David Moritz Michael, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1857  On February - 26 ole Andreas Lindeman, composer, dies at 88  

1859  On February - 26 ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64  

1864  Death of Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine, French Canadian politician (b. 1807) on February - 26.  

1870  Death of Wyatt Outlaw, black leader of Union League in NC, lynched on February - 26.  

1871  On February - 26 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  Death of Karl Davydov, Russian cellist (b. 1838) on this day in history.  

1901  Death of Chi-hsui, during Boxer Rebellion in China, beheaded on February - 26.  

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

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1361  On this day in history birth of wenceslas of Bohemia, Holy Roman Catholic German emperor (1378-1400)  

1587  On February - 26 birth of stefano Landi, Italian composer (d. 1639)  

1588  On this day in history birth of nicolaus Erich, composer  

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

1672  On February - 26 birth of antoine Augustine Calmet, French theologian (d. 1757)  

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

1677  On February - 26 birth of nicola Fago, composer  

1686  On February - 26 birth of godefroi L Count d'Estrades, French diplomat