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

1706  On this day in history john Evelyn, diarist, dies  

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

1731  On February - 27 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 this day in history.  

1779  Jan Nepveu, Dutch gov-gen of Suriname (1769-79), dies at 59 on February - 27.  

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

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

1844  Nicholas Biddle, US lawyer/diplomat/statesman/financier, dies at 85 on February - 27.  

1852  On this day in history joseph Drechsler, composer, dies at 69  

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

1881  George Colley, British governor of Natal/general, dies in battle at 46 on this day in history.  

1887  Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1892  Death of Louis Vuitton, French luggage maker (b. 1821) on this day in history.  

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

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 February - 27.  

1942  Death of Karel WFM Doorman, Dutch rear-admiral (Java Sea), KIA at 52 on February - 27.  

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

1945  HJ Lochtman, Dutch chaplain/resistance fighter, dies in Bergen-Belsen on this day in history.  

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

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

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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 this day in history.  

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

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

1691  Edward Cave, English editor and publisher (d. 1754) was born on this day in history.  

1702  On February - 27 birth of johann Valentin Gorner, composer  

1711  Constantine Mavrocordatos, Prince of Wallachia and Prince of Moldavia (d. 1769) was born on February - 27.  

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