Famous Deaths In February - 29
Thursday, 02 July 2020
0468 Pope Hilarius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown) on February - 29.
1528 On February - 29 death of patrick Hamilton, Scottish protestant martyr, burned at stake
1592 On this day in history death of alessandro Striggio, Italian composer (b. 1540)
1604 John Whitgift, Archbishop of Canterbury (1583-1604), dies at about 74 on this day in history.
1740 On February - 29 death of pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667)
1744 On this day in history death of john Theophilus Desaguliers, French philosopher (b. 1683)
1820 On this day in history death of johann Joachim Eschenburg, German literary critic (b. 1743)
1844 On this day in history thaddaus Weigl, composer, dies at 67
1852 On this day in history john Landseer, printer/engraver (Royal Academy), dies
1868 On this day in history [Charles] Louis I [Augustus], King of Bavaria (L Montez), dies at 81
1880 On this day in history death of sir James Wilson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1812, also on 29 February)
1908 Death of Pat Garrett, U.S. gunslinger on February - 29.
1916 On February - 29 edward H J Keurvels, Flemish conductor/composer (Parisina), dies at 62
1928 On February - 29 adolphe Appia, Swiss set designer/theorist, dies at 65
1932 On February - 29 "Big Ed" Morris, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), dies
1940 Edward Frederic Benson, novelist, dies on February - 29.
1944 Death of Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, President of Finland (b. 1861) on this day in history.
1956 Elpidio Quirino, president of Philippines (1949-53), dies at 65 on February - 29.
1964 Frank Albertson, actor (Chico & Man, Room Service), dies at 55 on this day in history.
1968 Death of Tore Ã˜rjasÃ¦ter, Norwegian poet (b. 1886) on this day in history.
1980 Yigol Alton, Israeli Foreign Minister, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1984 Roland Culver, actor (Thunderball), dies of heart problems at 83 on this day in history.
1992 Earl Scheib, CEO (Earl Scheib Auto Paint), dies at 85 on this day in history.
1996 On this day in history duncan Stuart Wilson Fighter pilot-MacDonald, dies at 83
2000 Death of Dennis Danell, American artist (b. 1961) on this day in history.