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Famous Deaths In February - 28

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0642  Oswald, English missionary/saint, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1261  Hendrik, duke of Brabant (1248-61), dies on this day in history.  

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

1453  Death of Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine (b. 1400) on February - 28.  

1485  Death of Niclas, Graf von Abensberg, German soldier (b. 1441) on this day in history.  

1510  Death of Juan de la Cosa, Spanish cartographer and explorer on February - 28.  

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

1572  On this day in history death of aegidius Tschudi, Swiss historian (b. 1505)  

1573  Jan "Hans" Liefrinck, Flemish engraver/publisher, dies at about 54 on February - 28.  

1609  Paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.  

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1618  On this day in history filips Willem, Prince of Orange, dies at 63  

1621  On February - 28 death of cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1590)  

1626  Cyril Tourneur, English poet/dramatist, dies at about 51 on this day in history.  

1638  On this day in history 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  Hercule Brehy, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1742  Willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist, dies at 53 on February - 28.  

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  Phillis Wheatly, poetess, dies on February - 28.  

1786  On this day in history death of john Gwynn, English architect and engineer (b. 1713)  

1788  Death of Thomas Cushing, American Continental Congressman (b. 1725) on February - 28.  

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

1818  On February - 28 adriaan Loosjes Pzn, Dut publisher/writer (Moral Stories), dies at 56  

1844  On February - 28 abel P Upshur, Secretary of State, dies in explosion on USS Princeton  

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

1876  On this day in history charles Edward Horsley, composer, dies at 53  

1903  On this day in history girolamo/Jeromin de Rada, Albanian poet, dies at 88  

1905  Joseph C Juglar, French physician/economist, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1922  Vicente Lleo, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1925  Friedrich Ebert, soc-dem president Germany, dies on 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  On this day in history birth of elisabeth II of Bohemia (d. 1442)  

1533  On this day in history birth of michel de Montaigne, France, essayist/philosopher  

1552  On February - 28 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  On this day in history birth of john Pearson, English theologian (d. 1686)  

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