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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 February - 26.  

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

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

1266  Manfred, bastard son of Emperor Frederik II/king of Sicily, dies on this day in history.  

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  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  On this day in history death of jorge de Montemayor, Spanish writer  

1577  Erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43 on this day in history.  

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 February - 26.  

1726  Maximilian II M Emanuel, elect of Bavaria/governor of Netherlands, dies on February - 26.  

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 February - 26 death of esek Hopkins, American Revolutionary War admiral (b. 1718)  

1810  Johann Ernst Rembt, composer, dies at 60 on February - 26.  

1813  Robert R Livingston, US diplomat (Decl of Independence), dies at 66 on February - 26.  

1815  On this day in history death of prince Josias of Coburg, Austrian general (b. 1737)  

1821  On February - 26 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  David Moritz Michael, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1857  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of alexandros Koumoundouros, Greek politician, Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1817)  

1889  Death of Karl Davydov, Russian cellist (b. 1838) on this day in history.  

1901  On February - 26 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

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1361  Wenceslas of Bohemia, Holy Roman Catholic German emperor (1378-1400) was born on February - 26.  

1587  On this day in history 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 February - 26.  

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

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