Famous Deaths In February - 26
Friday, 14 August 2020
1913 On this day in history felix Draeseke, composer, dies at 77
1920 Ludwig Rubiner, writer, dies at 38 on this day in history.
1921 Carl Menger, Austrian economist, dies at 81 on February - 26.
1926 On February - 26 frederik Pijper, Dut vicar/church historian (Monasteries), dies at 67
1930 On February - 26 raffaele Merry del Val, Spanish Cardinal, dies at 64
1931 Otto Wallach, German chemist (Nobel 1910), dies at 83 on February - 26.
1933 On February - 26 antonio Nicolau, Spanish composer/conductor, dies at 74
1941 On February - 26 death of jan Keizer, Zaanse February striker, shot to death
1943 Death of Theodor Eicke, Nazi official (b. 1892) on February - 26.
1947 Ben Webster, actor (Old Curiosity Shop), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1950 Harry Lauder (Maclennan), Scottish comic/singer, dies at about 75 on this day in history.
1953 Elisabeth "Ilse" Kuyper, Dutch/US (opera)composer, dies on this day in history.
1954 William R Inge, English theologist/philosopher, dies at 93 on this day in history.
1956 On this day in history herman Courtens, Belgian baron/painter, dies at 72
1959 On this day in history lou Costello, actor (Abbott & Costello), dies at 52
1960 On this day in history aleksandar Belic, Swedish linguist, dies at 83
1961 On February - 26 karl Albiker, German sculptor (Problem of the Plastic), dies at 83
1962 Carl Emil Theodor Ehrenberg, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
1963 On February - 26 artturi A Leinonen, Fin journalist/politician (Prophet), dies at 74
1965 Jimmie Lee Jackson, civil rights activist, dies of injuries on February - 26.
1966 Minerva Urecal, actress (Peter Gunn, Adv of Tugboat Annie), dies at 71 on February - 26.
1967 Harry McNaughton, comedian (It Pays to be Ignorant), dies at 70 on February - 26.
1968 Eric Feldary, actor (16 Fathoms Deep), dies of burns at 55 on February - 26.
1969 On February - 26 karl Jaspers, German psychiatrist/philosopher, dies at 86
1970 On February - 26 ethel Leginska, composer, dies at 83
1971 Edward van der Merwe, cricket keeper (S Afr in 2 Tests in 30's), dies on this day in history.
1972 On this day in history tom Manders, Dutch cabaret artist (Dorus), dies at 50
1973 Mary Finney, actress (Honestly Celeste), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1977 Bukka White, rocker, dies at 43 on this day in history.
1981 On February - 26 fC Terborgh, [Reijnier Flaes], lawyer/writer (Turkish War), dies at 79
1982 Gabor Szabo, Hungarian jazz pianist (Perfect Circle), dies at 45 on February - 26.
1989 On this day in history death of roy Eldridge, American musician (b. 1911)
1990 On February - 26 cornell Gunther, US musician (Coasters, Poison Ivy), dies at 53
1992 On this day in history gerrit Schulte, "Crazy Cyclist", Dutch 6-days bicyclist, dies at 76