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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  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  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  On February - 28 death of juan de la Cosa, Spanish cartographer and explorer  

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 this day in history.  

1609  Paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39 on February - 28.  

1618  Filips Willem, Prince of Orange, dies at 63 on February - 28.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1665  On February - 28 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 February - 28.  

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 February - 28.  

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

1786  On this day in history death of john Gwynn, English architect and engineer (b. 1713)  

1788  Death of Thomas Cushing, American Continental Congressman (b. 1725) on February - 28.  

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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 February - 28.  

1913  On this day in history death of elephant seal, 6.8-m, 4000-kg, killed in S Georgia (South Atlantic)  

1916  On this day in history henry James, US/British writer (Bostonians), dies in London at 72  

1922  Vicente Lleo, composer, dies at 51 on February - 28.  

1925  On this day in history 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 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  On February - 28 birth of michel de Montaigne, France, essayist/philosopher  

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

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