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Famous Deaths In February - 28

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0642  On February - 28 oswald, English missionary/saint, dies in battle  

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

1326  Death of Duke Leopold I of Austria (b. 1290) on February - 28.  

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

1485  On February - 28 death of niclas, Graf von Abensberg, German soldier (b. 1441)  

1510  On this day in history death of juan de la Cosa, Spanish cartographer and explorer  

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  On this day in history jan "Hans" Liefrinck, Flemish engraver/publisher, dies at about 54  

1609  On this day in history paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39  

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

1621  Death of Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1590) on this day in history.  

1626  On February - 28 cyril Tourneur, English poet/dramatist, dies at about 51  

1638  Claude G Bachet de Meziriac, French mathematician/poet, dies at 56 on February - 28.  

1665  Lodewijk van Nassau, Dutch governor (Bois-le-Duc), dies on February - 28.  

1737  Hercule Brehy, composer, dies at 63 on February - 28.  

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

1746  On this day in history death of hermann von der Hardt, German historian (b. 1660)  

1781  Richard Stockton, US attorney (signed Decl of Ind), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1784  Phillis Wheatly, poetess, dies on this day in history.  

1786  Death of John Gwynn, English architect and engineer (b. 1713) on this day in history.  

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

1796  Friedrich Wilhelm Rust, composer, dies at 56 on February - 28.  

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

1844  On this day in history 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  Charles Edward Horsley, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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 February - 28.  

1912  On February - 28 bill Storer, English cricket wicketkeeper (6 Tests 1897-99), dies  

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

1916  On this day in history henry James, US/British writer (Bostonians), dies in London at 72  

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

1925  Friedrich Ebert, soc-dem president Germany, dies on this day in history.  

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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 February - 28.  

1261  On this day in history birth of margaret of Scotland, queen of Norway (d. 1283)  

1409  On February - 28 birth of elisabeth II of Bohemia (d. 1442)  

1533  Michel de Montaigne, France, essayist/philosopher was born on this day in history.  

1552  Jobst Borgi, [Justus Byrgius], Swiss/German mathematician was born on February - 28.  

1552  Joost Bürgi, Swiss clockmaker (d. 1632) was born on this day in history.  

1573  Elias Hill, German architect/city builder (Augsburg) was born on February - 28.  

1612  On this day in history birth of john Pearson, English theologian (d. 1686)