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Famous Deaths In February - 28

Saturday, 29 August 2015

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1618  On February - 28 filips Willem, Prince of Orange, dies at 63  

1621  Death of Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1590) on this day in history.  

1626  Cyril Tourneur, English poet/dramatist, dies at about 51 on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1781  Richard Stockton, US attorney (signed Decl of Ind), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1784  On this day in history phillis Wheatly, poetess, dies  

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  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 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  Bill Storer, English cricket wicketkeeper (6 Tests 1897-99), dies on this day in history.  

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

1916  On February - 28 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 this day in history.  

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

1261  Margaret of Scotland, queen of Norway (d. 1283) was born on February - 28.  

1409  On February - 28 birth of elisabeth II of Bohemia (d. 1442)  

1533  Michel de Montaigne, France, essayist/philosopher was born on February - 28.  

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

1552  On February - 28 birth of joost Bürgi, Swiss clockmaker (d. 1632)  

1573  Elias Hill, German architect/city builder (Augsburg) was born on February - 28.  

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

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