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Famous Deaths In February - 27

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1167  Robert of Melun, English philosopher/bishop of Hereford, dies on February - 27.  

1656  On this day in history johan van Heemskerk, Dutch lawyer/writer/interpreter, dies  

1659  On February - 27 death of henry Dunster, first President of Harvard College (b. 1609)  

1699  Death of Charles Paulet, 1st Duke of Bolton, English politician (b. c. 1625) on this day in history.  

1706  John Evelyn, diarist, dies on this day in history.  

1720  On February - 27 death of samuel Parris, English-born Puritan minister (b. 1653)  

1731  On this day in history angelo Predieri, composer, dies at 76  

1733  On February - 27 johann Adam Birkenstock, composer, dies at 46  

1735  On this day in history john Arbuthnot, physician/mathematician, dies  

1779  Jan Nepveu, Dutch gov-gen of Suriname (1769-79), dies at 59 on this day in history.  


1797  Benvenuto Robbio San Rafaele, composer, dies at 61 on February - 27.  

1805  Stefan Paluselli, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1844  Nicholas Biddle, US lawyer/diplomat/statesman/financier, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

1852  Joseph Drechsler, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1862  On this day in history gabriele dell' Addolorata, patron of Ital Catholic youth, dies at 23  

1881  George Colley, British governor of Natal/general, dies in battle at 46 on February - 27.  

1887  Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53 on February - 27.  

1892  Death of Louis Vuitton, French luggage maker (b. 1821) on February - 27.  

1913  Adam Sedgwick, English zoologist (Peripatus), dies at 58 on February - 27.  

1920  Alexandru D Xenopol, Romanian historian, dies at 72 on February - 27.  

1921  Schofield Haigh, cricketer (Eng all-rounder 11 Tests 1898-1912), dies on February - 27.  

1923  On this day in history charles Francis Abdy Williams, composer, dies at 67  

1929  On this day in history manuel Manrique de Lara y Berry, composer, dies at 65  

1932  On this day in history death of william Southam, Canadian newspaper publisher (b. 1843)  

1936  Ivan P Pavlov, Russian physiologist (reflexes, Nobel 1904), dies at 86 on this day in history.  

1939  Nadezjda K Krupskaya, Russian revolutionary/wife of Lenin, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1940  Peter Behrens, German architect, dies on this day in history.  

1941  Death of William D. Byron, U.S. Congressman (b. 1895) on this day in history.  

1942  Death of Karel WFM Doorman, Dutch rear-admiral (Java Sea), KIA at 52 on this day in history.  

1943  Death of Kostis Palamas, Greek poet, twice nominated for the Nobel prize (b. 1859) on February - 27.  

1945  On this day in history hJ Lochtman, Dutch chaplain/resistance fighter, dies in Bergen-Belsen  

1947  Mackinnon of Mackinnon, cricketer (Tests Eng v Aust 1879), dies at 89 on this day in history.  

1950  On this day in history ivan Goll, writer, dies at 58  

1952  Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator 1926, dies at 74 on February - 27.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 27

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0272  Constantine I, Roman emperor (306-337), adopted Christianity (d. 337) was born on this day in history.  

1539  On February - 27 birth of franciscus Raphelengius, Dutch book publisher  

1622  On this day in history birth of rembrandt Carel Fabritius, Dutch painter  

1649  Johann Philipp Krieger, composer was born on February - 27.  

1691  On this day in history birth of edward Cave, English editor and publisher (d. 1754)  

1702  Johann Valentin Gorner, composer was born on this day in history.  

1711  On this day in history birth of constantine Mavrocordatos, Prince of Wallachia and Prince of Moldavia (d. 1769)  

1745  On this day in history birth of silverius Muller, composer  


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