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Famous Deaths In February - 28

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0642  On this day in history oswald, English missionary/saint, dies in battle  

1261  On this day in history hendrik, duke of Brabant (1248-61), dies  

1326  On this day in history death of duke Leopold I of Austria (b. 1290)  

1453  Death of Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine (b. 1400) on February - 28.  

1485  Death of Niclas, Graf von Abensberg, German soldier (b. 1441) on this day in history.  

1510  Death of Juan de la Cosa, Spanish cartographer and explorer on February - 28.  

1525  Death of Cuauhtémoc, Aztec ruler on this day in history.  

1572  On February - 28 death of aegidius Tschudi, Swiss historian (b. 1505)  

1573  Jan "Hans" Liefrinck, Flemish engraver/publisher, dies at about 54 on this day in history.  

1609  On February - 28 paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39  

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  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 February - 28.  

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

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

1781  On February - 28 richard Stockton, US attorney (signed Decl of Ind), dies at 50  

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 February - 28 death of thomas Cushing, American Continental Congressman (b. 1725)  

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

1818  On this day in history 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  On this day in history charles Edward Horsley, composer, dies at 53  

1903  On this day in history girolamo/Jeromin de Rada, Albanian poet, dies at 88  

1905  On this day in history joseph C Juglar, French physician/economist, dies at 85  

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 this day in history.  

1916  Henry James, US/British writer (Bostonians), dies in London at 72 on this day in history.  

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

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1155  On February - 28 birth of henry the Young King, son of Henry II of England (d. 1183)  

1261  On February - 28 birth of margaret of Scotland, queen of Norway (d. 1283)  

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 this day in history.  

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 February - 28.  

1612  John Pearson, English theologian (d. 1686) was born on this day in history.  

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