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Famous Deaths In February - 28

Sunday, 29 May 2016

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

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  Death of Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine (b. 1400) on this day in history.  

1485  On this day in history death of niclas, Graf von Abensberg, German soldier (b. 1441)  

1510  On this day in history death of juan de la Cosa, Spanish cartographer and explorer  

1525  On this day in history death of cuauhtémoc, Aztec ruler  

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  Paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39 on February - 28.  

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

1621  On February - 28 death of cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1590)  

1626  On this day in history 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  On this day in history lodewijk van Nassau, Dutch governor (Bois-le-Duc), dies  

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 February - 28 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  On February - 28 phillis Wheatly, poetess, dies  

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

1788  Death of Thomas Cushing, American Continental Congressman (b. 1725) on this day in history.  

1796  Friedrich Wilhelm Rust, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1818  On February - 28 adriaan Loosjes Pzn, Dut publisher/writer (Moral Stories), dies at 56  

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

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

1905  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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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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  Elisabeth II of Bohemia (d. 1442) was born on February - 28.  

1533  On this day in history 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  On February - 28 birth of elias Hill, German architect/city builder (Augsburg)  

1612  John Pearson, English theologian (d. 1686) was born on February - 28.  

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