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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1818  On this day in history adriaan Loosjes Pzn, Dut publisher/writer (Moral Stories), dies at 56  

1844  On February - 28 abel P Upshur, Secretary of State, dies in explosion on USS Princeton  

1857  Death of André Dumont, Belgian geologist (b. 1809) on this day in history.  

1876  On February - 28 charles Edward Horsley, composer, dies at 53  

1903  Girolamo/Jeromin de Rada, Albanian poet, dies at 88 on February - 28.  

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  Henry James, US/British writer (Bostonians), dies in London at 72 on February - 28.  

1922  On February - 28 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  On February - 28 birth of henry the Young King, son of Henry II of England (d. 1183)  

1261  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

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