Famous Deaths In February - 29
Saturday, 18 September 2021
0468 On this day in history 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 Death of Alessandro Striggio, Italian composer (b. 1540) on February - 29.
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 Death of John Theophilus Desaguliers, French philosopher (b. 1683) on this day in history.
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 February - 29 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 On this day in history death of pat Garrett, U.S. gunslinger
1916 On this day in history edward H J Keurvels, Flemish conductor/composer (Parisina), dies at 62
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 On February - 29 edward Frederic Benson, novelist, dies
1944 On February - 29 death of pehr Evind Svinhufvud, President of Finland (b. 1861)
1956 Elpidio Quirino, president of Philippines (1949-53), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1964 Frank Albertson, actor (Chico & Man, Room Service), dies at 55 on this day in history.
1968 Death of Tore Ørjasæter, Norwegian poet (b. 1886) on February - 29.
1980 On February - 29 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.
2020 On this day in history death of Éva Székely, Hungarian swimmer, Olympic champion