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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1525  On this day in history death of cuauhtémoc, Aztec ruler  

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

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

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

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

1621  On this day in history 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  Claude G Bachet de Meziriac, French mathematician/poet, dies at 56 on February - 28.  

1665  On February - 28 lodewijk van Nassau, Dutch governor (Bois-le-Duc), dies  

1737  Hercule Brehy, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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

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

1788  On this day in history death of thomas Cushing, American Continental Congressman (b. 1725)  

1796  Friedrich Wilhelm Rust, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of andré Dumont, Belgian geologist (b. 1809)  

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

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 February - 28 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 February - 28.  

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  On February - 28 birth of michel de Montaigne, France, essayist/philosopher  

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  John Pearson, English theologian (d. 1686) was born on February - 28.