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Famous Deaths In February - 23

Friday, 31 March 2023

1913  On February - 23 jimmy Sinclair, cricketer (3 centuries in 25 Test S Afr career), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1915  Robert Smalls, Reconstruction congressman, dies at 75 in SC on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1916  On this day in history george Clement Martin, composer, dies at 71  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1920  On February - 23 alexander Alexandrovich Il'yinsky, composer, dies at 61  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1922  Death of Albert Victor B├Ącklund, Swedish physicist (b. 1845) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1927  Sveinbjorn Sveinbjornsson, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1930  Horst Wessel, German nazi lyricist (Fahne Hoch), dies at 22 on February - 23.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1931  Nellie Melba, [Helen Mitchell], Australian soprano, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1934  Death of Augusto Sandino, Nicaraguan patriot, assassinated by National Guard on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1935  Jan Duiker, Dutch architect (Hotel Gooiland), dies at 44 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1937  On this day in history claude Buckenham, cricketer (21 wkts in 4 Tests for Eng 1909-10), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  Stefan Zweig, Austrian writer (Die Welt von Gestern), dies at 60 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  Leo Hendrick Baekeland, inventor (Bakelite), dies on February - 23.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  Aleksei Tolstoi, Russian poet/writer (Pjotr Peroyj), dies at 62 on February - 23.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1946  On February - 23 death of tomoyuki Yamashita, Japanese general (hanged) (b. 1885)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  On February - 23 death of john Robert Gregg, Irish-born publisher and inventor (b. 1866)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1955  Paul Claudel, French poet/playwright (L'otage), dies at 86 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1957  On this day in history death of marika Ninou, Greek singer (b. 1918)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1960  On February - 23 death of arthur Legat, Belgian racing driver (b. 1898)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  On February - 23 wilf Ferguson, cricket leg spinner (34 wickets for West Indies), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1965  On February - 23 stan Laurel, comedian (Laurel & Hardy), dies of heart attack at 74  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  Fannie Hurst, US author (Anatomy of Me), dies at 78 on February - 23.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  Abd al-Aziz Abd al-Rahman al-Faisal al-Saud, King Saudia, dies at 67 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1970  On February - 23 death of hirsch Jacobs, American thoroughbred horse trainer and owner (b. 1904)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  On this day in history king Lockwood, dies of stroke at 73  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  Michael Taube, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  On this day in history death of dickinson W. Richards, American physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1895)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1974  Florence Rice, actress (Girl in 1313, Carnival), dies at 63 on February - 23.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1976  On February - 23 fuzzy Knight, actor (Gun Town, Ragtime Cowboy Joe), dies at 74  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  Death of W.A.C. Bennett, Canadian politician (b. 1900) on February - 23.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1980  Robert Vandekerckhove, Belgian politician, dies at 62 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  Adrian Boult, conductor, dies on February - 23.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  Alexander Scourby, actor (Jesus, Shaggy Dog, Giant), dies at 71 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  On February - 23 esmond Knight, actor (Black Narcissus, Henry V), dies at 80  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In February - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1417  On February - 23 birth of paul II, [Pietro Barbo], Italy, Pope (1464-71)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1417  On this day in history birth of pope Paul II (d. 1471)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1583  Jean-Baptiste Morin, French scientist (d. 1656) was born on February - 23.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1614  On this day in history birth of jacob Colijn(s), Dutch coat of arms painter  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1615  On this day in history birth of cornelis Galle II, Flemish engraver/illustrator, baptised  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1633  On this day in history birth of samuel Pepys, London England, navy expert/composer (Diary, Memoirs)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1646  Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Japanese shogun (d. 1709) was born on February - 23.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1648  On this day in history birth of arabella Churchill, English mistress of James II of England (d. 1730)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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