Famous Deaths In February - 28
Friday, 07 August 2020
1929 On February - 28 clemens Freiherr von Pirquet, Austrian artist (React of P), dies at 54
1931 Ban Johnson, created (baseball's AL), dies after a long illness on this day in history.
1932 Death of Guillaume Bigourdan, French astronomer (b. 1851) on this day in history.
1935 On February - 28 alexander W F Idenburg, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1909-16), dies at 73
1936 On this day in history pedro Munoz Seca, La Caraba/La oca, dies at 55
1940 Johan C Braakensiek, Dutch political cartoonist, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1941 On February - 28 death of king Alfonso XIII of Spain (b. 1886)
1949 Stanley Robert Marchant, composer, dies at 65 on February - 28.
1953 Jim Thorpe, decathlete (Olympics-gold-1912), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1956 Death of Emile Buisson, French murderer executed (b. 1902) on February - 28.
1959 Maxwell Anderson, US dramatist (Key Largo, Bath Seed), dies at 70 on February - 28.
1960 On February - 28 f S Flint, British translator/poet (imagist movement), dies at 74
1961 On this day in history joris Vriamont, Flemish writer/music publisher, dies at 64
1962 On February - 28 harold Ogden "Chic" Johnson, comedian (Olsen & Johnson), dies at 70
1963 On February - 28 theodore Newton, actor (Voltaire, Ace of Aces), dies at 58
1964 On this day in history dirk HW Filarski, painter/lithographer (Bergen School), dies at 78
1965 Adolf Scharf, president of Austria (1957-65), dies at 74 on this day in history.
1966 On February - 28 charles A Bassett II, astronaut, dies at 34, in a crash of T-38 jet
1967 On this day in history death of henry Luce, American publisher (b. 1898)
1968 Doretta Morrow, actress (Because You're Mine), dies at 41 on this day in history.
1972 On February - 28 victor Barna, table tennis champ, dies
1973 On February - 28 cecil Kellaway, actor (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner), dies at 78
1974 Mees Toxopeus, Dutch rescue-vessel captain, dies at 89 on this day in history.
1975 On February - 28 istvan Kardos, composer, dies at 83
1977 On February - 28 eddie "Rochester" Anderson, comedian (Jack Benny Show), dies at 71
1978 Eric Frank Russell, sci-fi author (Hugo, Deep Space), dies at 73 on February - 28.
1979 On this day in history jane Hylton, English actress (Adv of Sir Lancelot), dies at 52
1980 On this day in history ian Alexander Ross Peebles, cricketer (45 wkts for England), dies
1984 Leslie Walcott, cricketer (Test for WI v England 1930), dies on this day in history.
1985 Charita Bauer, actress (Mary-Aldrich Family), dies at 62 in NYC on this day in history.
1986 On February - 28 death of sven Olof Palme, Swedish PM (1969-76, 82-86), assassinated at 59
1987 On February - 28 anny Ondra, actress (Blackmail), dies at 83
1988 On this day in history mikha`il Na'imah, Lebanese playwright, dies at 99
1989 On February - 28 hermann Burger, writer, dies at 46