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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  On February - 28 death of isabella, Duchess of Lorraine (b. 1400)  

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

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

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

1618  Filips Willem, Prince of Orange, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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 February - 28.  

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

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

1737  On this day in history hercule Brehy, composer, dies at 63  

1742  On February - 28 willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist, dies at 53  

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 February - 28.  

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

1796  On this day in history friedrich Wilhelm Rust, composer, dies at 56  

1818  Adriaan Loosjes Pzn, Dut publisher/writer (Moral Stories), dies at 56 on February - 28.  

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 February - 28.  

1903  On February - 28 girolamo/Jeromin de Rada, Albanian poet, dies at 88  

1905  On February - 28 joseph C Juglar, French physician/economist, dies at 85  

1912  On this day in history 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  Vicente Lleo, composer, dies at 51 on February - 28.  

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  Elisabeth II of Bohemia (d. 1442) was born on this day in history.  

1533  On February - 28 birth of michel de Montaigne, France, essayist/philosopher  

1552  On February - 28 birth of jobst Borgi, [Justus Byrgius], Swiss/German mathematician  

1552  On this day in history birth of joost Bürgi, Swiss clockmaker (d. 1632)  

1573  Elias Hill, German architect/city builder (Augsburg) was born on this day in history.  

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

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