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Famous Deaths In February - 28

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0642  Oswald, English missionary/saint, dies in battle on February - 28.  

1261  On February - 28 hendrik, duke of Brabant (1248-61), dies  

1326  Death of Duke Leopold I of Austria (b. 1290) on this day in history.  

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  Death of Juan de la Cosa, Spanish cartographer and explorer on this day in history.  

1525  Death of Cuauhtémoc, Aztec ruler on February - 28.  

1572  On February - 28 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 February - 28 paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39  

1618  Filips Willem, Prince of Orange, dies at 63 on February - 28.  

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

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

1638  Claude G Bachet de Meziriac, French mathematician/poet, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1665  On this day in history lodewijk van Nassau, Dutch governor (Bois-le-Duc), dies  

1737  On this day in history 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 February - 28.  

1781  On this day in history richard Stockton, US attorney (signed Decl of Ind), dies at 50  

1784  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 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 this day in history.  

1912  On this day in history bill Storer, English cricket wicketkeeper (6 Tests 1897-99), dies  

1913  On this day in history death of elephant seal, 6.8-m, 4000-kg, killed in S Georgia (South Atlantic)  

1916  On February - 28 henry James, US/British writer (Bostonians), dies in London at 72  

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

1925  On February - 28 friedrich Ebert, soc-dem president Germany, dies  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 28

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1155  On this day in history birth of henry the Young King, son of Henry II of England (d. 1183)  

1261  Margaret of Scotland, queen of Norway (d. 1283) was born on February - 28.  

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 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 February - 28.