Famous Deaths In February - 29
Tuesday, 24 November 2020
0468 Pope Hilarius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown) on February - 29.
1528 On February - 29 death of patrick Hamilton, Scottish protestant martyr, burned at stake
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 February - 29.
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 February - 29.
1820 Death of Johann Joachim Eschenburg, German literary critic (b. 1743) on this day in history.
1844 On this day in history thaddaus Weigl, composer, dies at 67
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 On February - 29 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 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 On February - 29 "Big Ed" Morris, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), dies
1940 Edward Frederic Benson, novelist, dies on this day in history.
1944 Death of Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, President of Finland (b. 1861) on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
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 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.