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Famous Deaths In February - 27

Friday, 29 April 2016

1167  Robert of Melun, English philosopher/bishop of Hereford, dies on this day in history.  

1656  On February - 27 johan van Heemskerk, Dutch lawyer/writer/interpreter, dies  

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

1699  On February - 27 death of charles Paulet, 1st Duke of Bolton, English politician (b. c. 1625)  

1706  John Evelyn, diarist, dies on February - 27.  

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

1731  Angelo Predieri, composer, dies at 76 on February - 27.  

1733  On this day in history johann Adam Birkenstock, composer, dies at 46  

1735  John Arbuthnot, physician/mathematician, dies on February - 27.  

1779  On February - 27 jan Nepveu, Dutch gov-gen of Suriname (1769-79), dies at 59  

1797  Benvenuto Robbio San Rafaele, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1805  On February - 27 stefan Paluselli, composer, dies at 57  

1844  On February - 27 nicholas Biddle, US lawyer/diplomat/statesman/financier, dies at 85  

1852  On February - 27 joseph Drechsler, composer, dies at 69  

1862  Gabriele dell' Addolorata, patron of Ital Catholic youth, dies at 23 on February - 27.  

1881  On February - 27 george Colley, British governor of Natal/general, dies in battle at 46  

1887  On this day in history alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53  

1892  On February - 27 death of louis Vuitton, French luggage maker (b. 1821)  

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  Charles Francis Abdy Williams, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1929  Manuel Manrique de Lara y Berry, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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

1936  On this day in history ivan P Pavlov, Russian physiologist (reflexes, Nobel 1904), dies at 86  

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

1940  Peter Behrens, German architect, dies on February - 27.  

1941  Death of William D. Byron, U.S. Congressman (b. 1895) on February - 27.  

1942  On February - 27 death of karel WFM Doorman, Dutch rear-admiral (Java Sea), KIA at 52  

1943  On February - 27 death of kostis Palamas, Greek poet, twice nominated for the Nobel prize (b. 1859)  

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

1947  On February - 27 mackinnon of Mackinnon, cricketer (Tests Eng v Aust 1879), dies at 89  

1950  On February - 27 ivan Goll, writer, dies at 58  

1952  On this day in history theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator 1926, dies at 74  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 27

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0272  On this day in history birth of constantine I, Roman emperor (306-337), adopted Christianity (d. 337)  

1539  On this day in history birth of franciscus Raphelengius, Dutch book publisher  

1622  Rembrandt Carel Fabritius, Dutch painter was born on this day in history.  

1649  Johann Philipp Krieger, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1702  Johann Valentin Gorner, composer was born on February - 27.  

1711  On February - 27 birth of constantine Mavrocordatos, Prince of Wallachia and Prince of Moldavia (d. 1769)  

1745  On February - 27 birth of silverius Muller, composer  

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