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Famous Deaths In February - 28

Thursday, 28 May 2015

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

1453  Death of Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine (b. 1400) on this day in history.  

1485  Death of Niclas, Graf von Abensberg, German soldier (b. 1441) on February - 28.  

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  Death of Aegidius Tschudi, Swiss historian (b. 1505) on this day in history.  

1573  On February - 28 jan "Hans" Liefrinck, Flemish engraver/publisher, dies at about 54  

1609  Paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39 on February - 28.  

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

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

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

1638  On this day in history claude G Bachet de Meziriac, French mathematician/poet, dies at 56  

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

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

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  On February - 28 richard Stockton, US attorney (signed Decl of Ind), dies at 50  

1784  Phillis Wheatly, poetess, dies on February - 28.  

1786  Death of John Gwynn, English architect and engineer (b. 1713) on February - 28.  

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  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 February - 28.  

1876  On February - 28 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 February - 28.  

1912  Bill Storer, English cricket wicketkeeper (6 Tests 1897-99), dies on February - 28.  

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

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

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

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

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1261  Margaret of Scotland, queen of Norway (d. 1283) was born on this day in history.  

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