Famous Deaths In February - 29
Friday, 20 September 2019
0468 On February - 29 pope Hilarius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown)
1528 Death of Patrick Hamilton, Scottish protestant martyr, burned at stake on this day in history.
1592 On February - 29 death of alessandro Striggio, Italian composer (b. 1540)
1604 On this day in history john Whitgift, Archbishop of Canterbury (1583-1604), dies at about 74
1740 On this day in history 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 February - 29 death of johann Joachim Eschenburg, German literary critic (b. 1743)
1844 Thaddaus Weigl, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1852 John Landseer, printer/engraver (Royal Academy), dies on this day in history.
1868 On February - 29 [Charles] Louis I [Augustus], King of Bavaria (L Montez), dies at 81
1880 Death of Sir James Wilson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1812, also on 29 February) on February - 29.
1908 Death of Pat Garrett, U.S. gunslinger on February - 29.
1916 Edward H J Keurvels, Flemish conductor/composer (Parisina), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1928 Adolphe Appia, Swiss set designer/theorist, dies at 65 on February - 29.
1932 On this day in history "Big Ed" Morris, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), dies
1940 Edward Frederic Benson, novelist, dies on this day in history.
1944 Death of Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, President of Finland (b. 1861) on February - 29.
1956 On this day in history elpidio Quirino, president of Philippines (1949-53), dies at 65
1964 On this day in history frank Albertson, actor (Chico & Man, Room Service), dies at 55
1968 On this day in history death of tore Ã˜rjasÃ¦ter, Norwegian poet (b. 1886)
1980 On this day in history yigol Alton, Israeli Foreign Minister, dies at 61
1984 Roland Culver, actor (Thunderball), dies of heart problems at 83 on February - 29.
1992 Earl Scheib, CEO (Earl Scheib Auto Paint), dies at 85 on this day in history.
1996 Duncan Stuart Wilson Fighter pilot-MacDonald, dies at 83 on February - 29.
2000 On February - 29 death of dennis Danell, American artist (b. 1961)