Famous Deaths In February - 29
Friday, 10 April 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 Death of Alessandro Striggio, Italian composer (b. 1540) on this day in history.
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 February - 29 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 February - 29 thaddaus Weigl, composer, dies at 67
1852 On this day in history john Landseer, printer/engraver (Royal Academy), dies
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 this day in history.
1908 Death of Pat Garrett, U.S. gunslinger on this day in history.
1916 On this day in history 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 "Big Ed" Morris, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), dies on February - 29.
1940 On February - 29 edward Frederic Benson, novelist, dies
1944 On this day in history death of pehr Evind Svinhufvud, President of Finland (b. 1861)
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 February - 29.
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 February - 29.
1996 Duncan Stuart Wilson Fighter pilot-MacDonald, dies at 83 on February - 29.
2000 Death of Dennis Danell, American artist (b. 1961) on this day in history.