Famous Deaths In February - 21
Monday, 18 February 2019
0556 On February - 21 maximianus van Ravenna, bishop (Basilica S Stefano), dies
1437 On February - 21 death of king James I of Scotland (b. 1394)
1471 Death of John of Rokycan, Czech Catholic archbishop on February - 21.
1513 On this day in history julius II, [Giuliano dellea Rovere], Pope (1503-13), dies at 69
1554 On February - 21 hieronymus Bock, German doctor (founder of modern botany), dies
1595 Death of Robert Southwell, English Jesuit/poet, hanged on this day in history.
1624 Dirck van Baburen, Dutch painter (Sepulture), dies at about 28 on February - 21.
1648 Christian IV, king of Denmark/Norway, dies on this day in history.
1653 Adriaen Pauw, master of Heemstede/Dutch Grand Pensionary, dies at 71 on February - 21.
1668 Death of John Thurloe, English Puritan spy (b. 1616) on February - 21.
1677 On February - 21 [Benedictus] Baruch Spinoza, philosopher, dies at 44
1684 Pieter van den Abeelen, Dutch medallist/jeweller, dies at about 75 on this day in history.
1689 On this day in history isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies
1711 Joan van Hoorn, gov-gen of Neth-Indies (1707-09), dies at 57 on February - 21.
1715 On February - 21 death of charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore, Governor of the Province of Maryland (b. 1637)
1730 On February - 21 benedict XIII, [Pietro F Orsini], Pope (1724-30), dies at 81
1788 Death of Johann Georg Palitzsch, German astronomer (b. 1723) on February - 21.
1790 Johann Friedrich Kloffler, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1803 On this day in history death of edward Despard, last person drawn & quartered in England
1821 Death of Georg Friedrich von Martens, German diplomat (b. 1756) on February - 21.
1824 Death of Eugène de Beauharnais, son of Napoleon's wife, Josephine (b. 1781) on February - 21.
1842 On February - 21 wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85
1846 On February - 21 death of emperor Ninko of Japan (b. 1800)
1862 On February - 21 justinus A C Kerner, German family doctor/poet/writer, dies at 75
1864 Jeffery Forrest, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle on February - 21.
1872 Pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1876 On February - 21 henry John Gauntlett, composer, dies at 70
1879 On February - 21 peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69
1884 On February - 21 john Pike Hullah, composer, dies at 71
1894 Gustave Caillebotte, French shipbuilding designer/painter, dies at 45 on this day in history.
1901 Death of George Francis FitzGerald, Irish mathematician (b. 1851) on this day in history.
1919 On this day in history giovanni Bolzoni, composer, dies at 77
1920 Death of Jacinta Marto, witness of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Fatima (b. 1910) on February - 21.
1924 Salvatore Auteri Manzocchi, composer, dies at 78 on February - 21.