Famous Deaths In February - 29
Thursday, 14 November 2019
0468 Pope Hilarius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown) on February - 29.
1528 Death of Patrick Hamilton, Scottish protestant martyr, burned at stake on this day in history.
1592 On this day in history death of alessandro Striggio, Italian composer (b. 1540)
1604 On February - 29 john Whitgift, Archbishop of Canterbury (1583-1604), dies at about 74
1740 Death of Pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667) on this day in history.
1744 Death of John Theophilus Desaguliers, French philosopher (b. 1683) on this day in history.
1820 Death of Johann Joachim Eschenburg, German literary critic (b. 1743) on February - 29.
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 February - 29.
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 Edward H J Keurvels, Flemish conductor/composer (Parisina), dies at 62 on February - 29.
1928 Adolphe Appia, Swiss set designer/theorist, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1932 On this day in history "Big Ed" Morris, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), dies
1940 On this day in history edward Frederic Benson, novelist, dies
1944 On February - 29 death of pehr Evind Svinhufvud, President of Finland (b. 1861)
1956 On February - 29 elpidio Quirino, president of Philippines (1949-53), dies at 65
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 this day in history.
1980 On this day in history yigol Alton, Israeli Foreign Minister, dies at 61
1984 On February - 29 roland Culver, actor (Thunderball), dies of heart problems at 83
1992 Earl Scheib, CEO (Earl Scheib Auto Paint), dies at 85 on this day in history.
1996 On February - 29 duncan Stuart Wilson Fighter pilot-MacDonald, dies at 83
2000 Death of Dennis Danell, American artist (b. 1961) on February - 29.