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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  Johan van Heemskerk, Dutch lawyer/writer/interpreter, dies on this day in history.  

1659  On this day in history 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 February - 27.  

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

1720  Death of Samuel Parris, English-born Puritan minister (b. 1653) on February - 27.  

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

1733  Johann Adam Birkenstock, composer, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

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

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

1797  On this day in history benvenuto Robbio San Rafaele, composer, dies at 61  

1805  On this day in history stefan Paluselli, composer, dies at 57  

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

1852  Joseph Drechsler, composer, dies at 69 on February - 27.  

1862  On February - 27 gabriele dell' Addolorata, patron of Ital Catholic youth, dies at 23  

1881  On this day in history george Colley, British governor of Natal/general, dies in battle at 46  

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

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

1913  On February - 27 adam Sedgwick, English zoologist (Peripatus), dies at 58  

1920  Alexandru D Xenopol, Romanian historian, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1921  Schofield Haigh, cricketer (Eng all-rounder 11 Tests 1898-1912), dies on this day in history.  

1923  On February - 27 charles Francis Abdy Williams, composer, dies at 67  

1929  On February - 27 manuel Manrique de Lara y Berry, composer, dies at 65  

1932  On February - 27 death of william Southam, Canadian newspaper publisher (b. 1843)  

1936  On February - 27 ivan P Pavlov, Russian physiologist (reflexes, Nobel 1904), dies at 86  

1939  Nadezjda K Krupskaya, Russian revolutionary/wife of Lenin, dies at 70 on February - 27.  

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

1941  On February - 27 death of william D. Byron, U.S. Congressman (b. 1895)  

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

1950  Ivan Goll, writer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In February - 27

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0272  On February - 27 birth of constantine I, Roman emperor (306-337), adopted Christianity (d. 337)  

1539  Franciscus Raphelengius, Dutch book publisher was born on February - 27.  

1622  Rembrandt Carel Fabritius, Dutch painter was born on February - 27.  

1649  On February - 27 birth of johann Philipp Krieger, composer  

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  Constantine Mavrocordatos, Prince of Wallachia and Prince of Moldavia (d. 1769) was born on February - 27.  

1745  Silverius Muller, composer was born on February - 27.