Famous Deaths In February - 21
Saturday, 24 October 2020
0556 Maximianus van Ravenna, bishop (Basilica S Stefano), dies on February - 21.
1437 Death of King James I of Scotland (b. 1394) on this day in history.
1471 On February - 21 death of john of Rokycan, Czech Catholic archbishop
1513 Julius II, [Giuliano dellea Rovere], Pope (1503-13), dies at 69 on February - 21.
1554 On this day in history hieronymus Bock, German doctor (founder of modern botany), dies
1595 On February - 21 death of robert Southwell, English Jesuit/poet, hanged
1624 On this day in history dirck van Baburen, Dutch painter (Sepulture), dies at about 28
1648 On February - 21 christian IV, king of Denmark/Norway, dies
1653 On this day in history adriaen Pauw, master of Heemstede/Dutch Grand Pensionary, dies at 71
1668 Death of John Thurloe, English Puritan spy (b. 1616) on this day in history.
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 Isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies on this day in history.
1711 On this day in history joan van Hoorn, gov-gen of Neth-Indies (1707-09), dies at 57
1715 Death of Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore, Governor of the Province of Maryland (b. 1637) on February - 21.
1730 Benedict XIII, [Pietro F Orsini], Pope (1724-30), dies at 81 on February - 21.
1788 Death of Johann Georg Palitzsch, German astronomer (b. 1723) on this day in history.
1790 Johann Friedrich Kloffler, composer, dies at 64 on February - 21.
1803 Death of Edward Despard, last person drawn & quartered in England on February - 21.
1821 Death of Georg Friedrich von Martens, German diplomat (b. 1756) on this day in history.
1824 On this day in history death of eugène de Beauharnais, son of Napoleon's wife, Josephine (b. 1781)
1842 On February - 21 wojciech Zywny, composer, dies at 85
1846 On February - 21 death of emperor Ninko of Japan (b. 1800)
1862 Justinus A C Kerner, German family doctor/poet/writer, dies at 75 on February - 21.
1864 On February - 21 jeffery Forrest, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle
1872 On February - 21 pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82
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 John Pike Hullah, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1894 On this day in history gustave Caillebotte, French shipbuilding designer/painter, dies at 45
1901 Death of George Francis FitzGerald, Irish mathematician (b. 1851) on this day in history.
1919 Giovanni Bolzoni, composer, dies at 77 on February - 21.
1920 On this day in history death of jacinta Marto, witness of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Fatima (b. 1910)
1924 On February - 21 salvatore Auteri Manzocchi, composer, dies at 78