Famous Deaths In February - 29
Wednesday, 26 June 2019
0468 Pope Hilarius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown) on this day in history.
1528 Death of Patrick Hamilton, Scottish protestant martyr, burned at stake on February - 29.
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 Death of Pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667) on this day in history.
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 On February - 29 john Landseer, printer/engraver (Royal Academy), dies
1868 [Charles] Louis I [Augustus], King of Bavaria (L Montez), dies at 81 on this day in history.
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 February - 29.
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 "Big Ed" Morris, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), dies on this day in history.
1940 Edward Frederic Benson, novelist, dies on this day in history.
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 February - 29.
1968 Death of Tore Ørjasæter, Norwegian poet (b. 1886) on this day in history.
1980 Yigol Alton, Israeli Foreign Minister, dies at 61 on February - 29.
1984 Roland Culver, actor (Thunderball), dies of heart problems at 83 on this day in history.
1992 On this day in history earl Scheib, CEO (Earl Scheib Auto Paint), dies at 85
1996 On this day in history duncan Stuart Wilson Fighter pilot-MacDonald, dies at 83
2000 On this day in history death of dennis Danell, American artist (b. 1961)