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Famous Deaths In February - 28

Saturday, 28 March 2015

0642  Oswald, English missionary/saint, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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 February - 28 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  Death of Aegidius Tschudi, Swiss historian (b. 1505) on this day in history.  

1573  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1621  On this day in history death of cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1590)  

1626  On February - 28 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  Lodewijk van Nassau, Dutch governor (Bois-le-Duc), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1786  On February - 28 death of john Gwynn, English architect and engineer (b. 1713)  

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  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 February - 28.  

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  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  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 this day in history.  

1922  On February - 28 vicente Lleo, composer, dies at 51  

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

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

1409  On this day in history birth of elisabeth II of Bohemia (d. 1442)  

1533  Michel de Montaigne, France, essayist/philosopher was born on this day in history.  

1552  On this day in history birth of jobst Borgi, [Justus Byrgius], Swiss/German mathematician  

1552  Joost Bürgi, Swiss clockmaker (d. 1632) was born on February - 28.  

1573  On February - 28 birth of elias Hill, German architect/city builder (Augsburg)  

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