February19Deaths

Posted on December 5, 2006, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

The following is a list of notable world figures who died on February 19.

  1. 197 - Clodius Albinus, Roman governor of Britain
  2. 1133 - Irene Ducaena, wife of Alexius I Comnenus (b. 1066)
  3. 1553 - Erasmus Reinhold, German astronomer and mathematician (b. 1511)
  4. 1605 - Orazio Vecchi, Italian composer (b. 1550)
  5. 1602 - Philippe Emmanuel, Duke of Mercoeur, French soldier (b. 1558)
  6. 1620 - Roemer Visscher, Dutch writer (b. 1547)
  7. 1622 - Sir Henry Savile, English educator (b. 1549)
  8. 1653 - Luigi de Rossi, Italian composer (b. 1597)
  9. 1663 - Adam Adami, German bishop and diplomat (b. 1603)
  10. 1670 - King Frederick III of Denmark (b. 1609)
  11. 1672 - Charles Chauncy, English-born president of Harvard College (b. 1592)
  12. 1709 - Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Japanese shogun (b. 1646)
  13. 1716 - Dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (b. 1634)
  14. 1789 - Nicholas Van Dyke, American lawyer and President of Delaware (b. 1738)
  15. 1799 - Jean-Charles de Borda, French mathematician, physicist, political scientist, and sailor (b. 1733)
  16. 1806 - Elizabeth Carter, English writer (b. 1717)
  17. 1837 - Georg Büchner, German playwright (b. 1813)
  18. 1873 - Vasil Levski, Bulgarian revolutionary (b. 1837)
  19. 1887 - Multatuli, Dutch writer (b. 1820)
  20. 1897 - Karl Weierstraß, German mathematician (b. 1815)
  21. 1916 - Ernst Mach, Austrian-Czech physicist and philosopher (b. 1838)
  22. 1927 - Robert Fuchs, Austrian composer (b. 1847)
  23. 1936 - Billy Mitchell, American general and military aviation pioneer (b. 1879)
  24. 1936 - Max Schreck, German actor (b. 1879)
  25. 1936 - Charles Harding Firth, British historian (b. 1857)
  26. 1942 - Frank Abbandando, American gangster (executed) (b. 1910)
  27. 1951 - André Gide, French writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1869)
  28. 1952 - Knut Hamsun, Norwegian author, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1859)
  29. 1957 - Maurice Garin, French cyclist (b. 1871)
  30. 1968 - Georg Hackenschmidt, wrestler (b. 1878)
  31. 1969 - Madge Blake, American actress (b. 1899)
  32. 1972 - John Grierson, Scottish documentary filmmaker (b. 1898)
  33. 1972 - Tedd Pierce, American animator (b. 1906)
  34. 1973 - Joseph Szigeti, Hungarian violinist (b. 1892)
  35. 1975 - Luigi Dallapiccola, Italian composer (b. 1904)
  36. 1977 - Mike González, baseball player (b. 1890)
  37. 1977 - Anthony Crosland, (British Politician) (b. 1918)
  38. 1980 - Bon Scott, Australian musician (AC/DC) (b. 1946)
  39. 1983 - Alice White, American film actress (b. 1904)
  40. 1986 - Adolfo Celi, Italian actor (b. 1922)
  41. 1988 - André Frédéric Cournand, French-born physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1895)
  42. 1994 - Derek Jarman, British Film Director (b. 1942)
  43. 1996 - Charles O. Finley, American sports entrepreneur (b. 1918)
  44. 1997 - Deng Xiaoping, Chinese Communist leader and revolutionary (b. 1904)
  45. 1997 - Leo Rosten, American Yiddish writer and humorist (b. 1908)
  46. 1998 - John Acheson, actor
  47. 1998 - Grandpa Jones, American entertainer (b. 1913)
  48. 1999 - Mohammad Sadeq al-Sadr, Iraqi Shiite leader (assassinated)
  49. 2000 - Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Austrian artist (b. 1928)
  50. 2001 - Priscilla Davis, American socialite (b. 1942)
  51. 2001 - Stanley Kramer, American director (b. 1913)
  52. 2001 - Charles Trenet, French singer (b. 1913)
  53. 2003 - Johnny Paycheck, American singer (b. 1938)

February19Deaths

Posted on December 5, 2006, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

The following is a list of notable world figures who died on February 19.

  1. 197 - Clodius Albinus, Roman governor of Britain
  2. 1133 - Irene Ducaena, wife of Alexius I Comnenus (b. 1066)
  3. 1553 - Erasmus Reinhold, German astronomer and mathematician (b. 1511)
  4. 1605 - Orazio Vecchi, Italian composer (b. 1550)
  5. 1602 - Philippe Emmanuel, Duke of Mercoeur, French soldier (b. 1558)
  6. 1620 - Roemer Visscher, Dutch writer (b. 1547)
  7. 1622 - Sir Henry Savile, English educator (b. 1549)
  8. 1653 - Luigi de Rossi, Italian composer (b. 1597)
  9. 1663 - Adam Adami, German bishop and diplomat (b. 1603)
  10. 1670 - King Frederick III of Denmark (b. 1609)
  11. 1672 - Charles Chauncy, English-born president of Harvard College (b. 1592)
  12. 1709 - Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Japanese shogun (b. 1646)
  13. 1716 - Dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (b. 1634)
  14. 1789 - Nicholas Van Dyke, American lawyer and President of Delaware (b. 1738)
  15. 1799 - Jean-Charles de Borda, French mathematician, physicist, political scientist, and sailor (b. 1733)
  16. 1806 - Elizabeth Carter, English writer (b. 1717)
  17. 1837 - Georg Büchner, German playwright (b. 1813)
  18. 1873 - Vasil Levski, Bulgarian revolutionary (b. 1837)
  19. 1887 - Multatuli, Dutch writer (b. 1820)
  20. 1897 - Karl Weierstraß, German mathematician (b. 1815)
  21. 1916 - Ernst Mach, Austrian-Czech physicist and philosopher (b. 1838)
  22. 1927 - Robert Fuchs, Austrian composer (b. 1847)
  23. 1936 - Billy Mitchell, American general and military aviation pioneer (b. 1879)
  24. 1936 - Max Schreck, German actor (b. 1879)
  25. 1936 - Charles Harding Firth, British historian (b. 1857)
  26. 1942 - Frank Abbandando, American gangster (executed) (b. 1910)
  27. 1951 - André Gide, French writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1869)
  28. 1952 - Knut Hamsun, Norwegian author, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1859)
  29. 1957 - Maurice Garin, French cyclist (b. 1871)
  30. 1968 - Georg Hackenschmidt, wrestler (b. 1878)
  31. 1969 - Madge Blake, American actress (b. 1899)
  32. 1972 - John Grierson, Scottish documentary filmmaker (b. 1898)
  33. 1972 - Tedd Pierce, American animator (b. 1906)
  34. 1973 - Joseph Szigeti, Hungarian violinist (b. 1892)
  35. 1975 - Luigi Dallapiccola, Italian composer (b. 1904)
  36. 1977 - Mike González, baseball player (b. 1890)
  37. 1977 - Anthony Crosland, (British Politician) {b. 1918)
  38. 1980 - Bon Scott, Australian musician (AC/DC) (b. 1946)
  39. 1983 - Alice White, American film actress (b. 1904)
  40. 1986 - Adolfo Celi, Italian actor (b. 1922)
  41. 1988 - André Frédéric Cournand, French-born physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1895)
  42. 1994 - Derek Jarman, British Film Director (b. 1942)
  43. 1996 - Charles O. Finley, American sports entrepreneur (b. 1918)
  44. 1997 - Deng Xiaoping, Chinese Communist leader and revolutionary (b. 1904)
  45. 1997 - Leo Rosten, American Yiddish writer and humorist (b. 1908)
  46. 1998 - John Acheson, actor
  47. 1998 - Grandpa Jones, American entertainer (b. 1913)
  48. 1999 - Mohammad Sadeq al-Sadr, Iraqi Shiite leader (assassinated)
  49. 2000 - Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Austrian artist (b. 1928)
  50. 2001 - Priscilla Davis, American socialite (b. 1942)
  51. 2001 - Stanley Kramer, American director (b. 1913)
  52. 2001 - Charles Trenet, French singer (b. 1913)
  53. 2003 - Johnny Paycheck, American singer (b. 1938)

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