Famous Deaths In February - 29
Friday, 14 August 2020
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 this day in history.
1604 On this day in history john Whitgift, Archbishop of Canterbury (1583-1604), dies at about 74
1740 Death of Pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667) on February - 29.
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 Thaddaus Weigl, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1852 John Landseer, printer/engraver (Royal Academy), dies on February - 29.
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 On February - 29 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 On this day in history adolphe Appia, Swiss set designer/theorist, dies at 65
1932 "Big Ed" Morris, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), dies on February - 29.
1940 On this day in history edward Frederic Benson, novelist, dies
1944 Death of Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, President of Finland (b. 1861) on this day in history.
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 Death of Tore Ã˜rjasÃ¦ter, 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 February - 29.
1992 On February - 29 earl Scheib, CEO (Earl Scheib Auto Paint), dies at 85
1996 Duncan Stuart Wilson Fighter pilot-MacDonald, dies at 83 on this day in history.
2000 On this day in history death of dennis Danell, American artist (b. 1961)