Famous Deaths In February - 29
Monday, 12 April 2021
0468 On February - 29 pope Hilarius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown)
1528 Death of Patrick Hamilton, Scottish protestant martyr, burned at stake on February - 29.
1592 Death of Alessandro Striggio, Italian composer (b. 1540) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history death of john Theophilus Desaguliers, French philosopher (b. 1683)
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history death of sir James Wilson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1812, also on 29 February)
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 this day in history.
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 February - 29.
1944 On this day in history death of pehr Evind Svinhufvud, President of Finland (b. 1861)
1956 Elpidio Quirino, president of Philippines (1949-53), dies at 65 on February - 29.
1964 Frank Albertson, actor (Chico & Man, Room Service), dies at 55 on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history death of tore Ørjasæter, Norwegian poet (b. 1886)
1980 Yigol Alton, Israeli Foreign Minister, dies at 61 on February - 29.
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 February - 29.
1996 On February - 29 duncan Stuart Wilson Fighter pilot-MacDonald, dies at 83
2000 Death of Dennis Danell, American artist (b. 1961) on this day in history.
2020 Death of Éva Székely, Hungarian swimmer, Olympic champion on February - 29.