Famous Deaths In February - 29
Saturday, 25 March 2023
0468 On this day in history pope Hilarius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown)
1528 On February - 29 death of patrick Hamilton, Scottish protestant martyr, burned at stake
1592 Death of Alessandro Striggio, Italian composer (b. 1540) on February - 29.
1604 John Whitgift, Archbishop of Canterbury (1583-1604), dies at about 74 on February - 29.
1740 Death of Pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667) on February - 29.
1744 Death of John Theophilus Desaguliers, French philosopher (b. 1683) on February - 29.
1820 Death of Johann Joachim Eschenburg, German literary critic (b. 1743) on this day in history.
1844 Thaddaus Weigl, composer, dies at 67 on February - 29.
1852 John Landseer, printer/engraver (Royal Academy), dies on February - 29.
1868 [Charles] Louis I [Augustus], King of Bavaria (L Montez), dies at 81 on this day in history.
1880 On this day in history death of sir James Wilson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1812, also on 29 February)
1908 On February - 29 death of pat Garrett, U.S. gunslinger
1916 On February - 29 edward H J Keurvels, Flemish conductor/composer (Parisina), dies at 62
1928 On this day in history adolphe Appia, Swiss set designer/theorist, dies at 65
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 On this day in history frank Albertson, actor (Chico & Man, Room Service), dies at 55
1968 On this day in history death of tore Ørjasæter, Norwegian poet (b. 1886)
1980 On February - 29 yigol Alton, Israeli Foreign Minister, dies at 61
1984 On this day in history roland Culver, actor (Thunderball), dies of heart problems at 83
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 On February - 29 death of dennis Danell, American artist (b. 1961)
2020 Death of Éva Székely, Hungarian swimmer, Olympic champion on February - 29.