Famous Deaths In February - 28
Saturday, 03 December 2016
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 Death of Niclas, Graf von Abensberg, German soldier (b. 1441) on this day in history.
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 Death of Aegidius Tschudi, Swiss historian (b. 1505) on February - 28.
1573 On February - 28 jan "Hans" Liefrinck, Flemish engraver/publisher, dies at about 54
1609 Paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39 on February - 28.
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 February - 28.
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 Lodewijk van Nassau, Dutch governor (Bois-le-Duc), dies on February - 28.
1737 On this day in history hercule Brehy, composer, dies at 63
1742 On this day in history 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 February - 28 richard Stockton, US attorney (signed Decl of Ind), dies at 50
1784 On February - 28 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 this day in history.
1796 On this day in history friedrich Wilhelm Rust, composer, dies at 56
1818 Adriaan Loosjes Pzn, Dut publisher/writer (Moral Stories), dies at 56 on this day in history.
1844 On February - 28 abel P Upshur, Secretary of State, dies in explosion on USS Princeton
1857 On February - 28 death of andré Dumont, Belgian geologist (b. 1809)
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 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 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 On February - 28 vicente Lleo, composer, dies at 51
1925 Friedrich Ebert, soc-dem president Germany, dies on February - 28.