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Famous Deaths In February - 28

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

0642  On this day in history oswald, English missionary/saint, dies in battle  

1261  Hendrik, duke of Brabant (1248-61), dies on February - 28.  

1326  On February - 28 death of duke Leopold I of Austria (b. 1290)  

1453  On this day in history death of isabella, Duchess of Lorraine (b. 1400)  

1485  On this day in history death of niclas, Graf von Abensberg, German soldier (b. 1441)  

1510  On February - 28 death of juan de la Cosa, Spanish cartographer and explorer  

1525  Death of Cuauhtémoc, Aztec ruler on this day in history.  

1572  On February - 28 death of aegidius Tschudi, Swiss historian (b. 1505)  

1573  Jan "Hans" Liefrinck, Flemish engraver/publisher, dies at about 54 on this day in history.  

1609  On February - 28 paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39  

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1618  Filips Willem, Prince of Orange, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1621  Death of Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1590) on February - 28.  

1626  On this day in history cyril Tourneur, English poet/dramatist, dies at about 51  

1638  On February - 28 claude G Bachet de Meziriac, French mathematician/poet, dies at 56  

1665  Lodewijk van Nassau, Dutch governor (Bois-le-Duc), dies on this day in history.  

1737  On February - 28 hercule Brehy, composer, dies at 63  

1742  Willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1746  Death of Hermann von der Hardt, German historian (b. 1660) on this day in history.  

1781  Richard Stockton, US attorney (signed Decl of Ind), dies at 50 on February - 28.  

1784  On February - 28 phillis Wheatly, poetess, dies  

1786  On February - 28 death of john Gwynn, English architect and engineer (b. 1713)  

1788  Death of Thomas Cushing, American Continental Congressman (b. 1725) on this day in history.  

1796  On February - 28 friedrich Wilhelm Rust, composer, dies at 56  

1818  Adriaan Loosjes Pzn, Dut publisher/writer (Moral Stories), dies at 56 on February - 28.  

1844  Abel P Upshur, Secretary of State, dies in explosion on USS Princeton on this day in history.  

1857  Death of André Dumont, Belgian geologist (b. 1809) on this day in history.  

1876  Charles Edward Horsley, composer, dies at 53 on February - 28.  

1903  Girolamo/Jeromin de Rada, Albanian poet, dies at 88 on February - 28.  

1905  Joseph C Juglar, French physician/economist, dies at 85 on February - 28.  

1912  Bill Storer, English cricket wicketkeeper (6 Tests 1897-99), dies on this day in history.  

1913  Death of Elephant seal, 6.8-m, 4000-kg, killed in S Georgia (South Atlantic) on February - 28.  

1916  Henry James, US/British writer (Bostonians), dies in London at 72 on February - 28.  

1922  On this day in history vicente Lleo, composer, dies at 51  

1925  On this day in history friedrich Ebert, soc-dem president Germany, dies  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 28

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1155  Henry the Young King, son of Henry II of England (d. 1183) was born on this day in history.  

1261  On February - 28 birth of margaret of Scotland, queen of Norway (d. 1283)  

1409  Elisabeth II of Bohemia (d. 1442) was born on February - 28.  

1533  Michel de Montaigne, France, essayist/philosopher was born on February - 28.  

1552  On this day in history birth of jobst Borgi, [Justus Byrgius], Swiss/German mathematician  

1552  On February - 28 birth of joost Bürgi, Swiss clockmaker (d. 1632)  

1573  On February - 28 birth of elias Hill, German architect/city builder (Augsburg)  

1612  John Pearson, English theologian (d. 1686) was born on this day in history.  

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