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February 20 - Deaths

Calendar Date February 20th:
February 20th - Deaths:
702 – K'inich Kan B'alam II - king of the Maya state of Palenque (b. 635)
1154 – Saint Wulfric of Haselbury Plucknett
1171 – Conan IV - Duke of Brittany (b. 1138)
1194 – King Tancred of Sicily (b. 1138)
1258 – Al-Musta'sim - last Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad (b. 1213)
1408 – Henry Percy - 1st Earl of Northumberland, English statesman (b. 1342)
1431 – Pope Martin V (b. 1368)
1524 – Tecún Umán - last leader of the K'iche' (Quiché) Maya people
1579 – Nicholas Bacon - English politician (b. 1509)
1618 – Philip William - Prince of Orange (b. 1554)
1626 – John Dowland - English composer & lutenist (b. 1563)
1762 – Tobias Mayer - German astronomer (b. 1723)
1771 – Jean Jacques d'Ortous de Mairan - French geophysicist (b. 1678)
1773 – King Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia (b. 1701)
1778 – Laura Bassi - Italian scholar (b. 1711)
1790 – Joseph II - Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1741)
1803 – Marie Dumesnil - French actress (b. 1713)
1806 – Lachlan McIntosh - Scottish-born American military & political leader (b. 1725)
1810 – Andreas Hofer - Tyrolean national hero (executed) (b. 1767)
1862 – William Wallace Lincoln - son of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln (b. 1850)
1871 – Paul Kane - Irish-born painter (b. 1810)
1893 – P.G.T. Beauregard - American Confederate general (b. 1818)
1895 – Frederick Douglass - American abolitionist writer (b. 1818)
1905 – Jeremiah W. Farnham - American merchant captain
1907 – Henri Moissan - French chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1852)
1916 – Klas Pontus Arnoldson - Swedish writer & pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1844)
1920 – Robert Peary - American explorer (b. 1856)
1936 – Max Schreck - German actor (b. 1879)
1941 – La Bolduc - French Canadian singer & songwriter (b. 1894)
1961 – Percy Grainger - Australian composer (b. 1882)
1963 – Ferenc Fricsay - Hungarian conductor (b. 1914)
1963 – Jacob Gade - Danish composer(b. 1879)
1965 – Fred Immler - German actor (b. 1880)
1966 – Chester Nimitz - American admiral (b. 1885)
1968 – Anthony Asquith - British film director & writer (b. 1902)
1969 – Ernest Ansermet - Swiss conductor (b. 1883)
1970 – Sophie Treadwell - American playwright & journalist (b. 1885)
1972 – Maria Goeppert-Mayer - German physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1906)
1972 – Walter Winchell - American journalist (b. 1897)
1974 – David Monrad Johansen - Norwegian composer (b. 1888)
1976 – René Cassin - French judge, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1887)
1976 – Kathryn Kuhlman - American evangelist (b. 1907)
1981 – Baron Nicolas de Gunzburg - magazine editor, socialite (b. 1904)
1983 – Fritz Köberle - Austrian-Brazilian physician (b. 1910)
1985 – Clarence "Ducky" Nash - American voice actor (b. 1904)
1992 – Roberto D'Aubuisson - Salvadoran politician (b. 1944)
1992 – Dick York - American actor (b. 1928)
1993 – Ferruccio Lamborghini - Italian automobile manufacturer (b. 1916)
1993 – Ernest L. Massad - U.S. Army general (b. 1908)
1994 – Burt Lancaster - American actor (b. 1913)
1996 – Solomon Asch - American psychologist (b. 1907)
1996 – Tōru Takemitsu - Japanese composer (b. 1930)
1997 – Zachary Breaux - American jazz guitarist (b. 1960)
1999 – Sarah Kane - English playwright (b. 1971)
1999 – Gene Siskel - American film critic (b. 1946)
2000 – Anatoly Sobchak - Russian politician (b. 1937)
2001 – Rosemary DeCamp - American actress (b. 1910)
2003 – Maurice Blanchot - French author (b. 1907)
2003 – Orville Freeman - American politician (b. 1918)
2003 – Harry Jacunski - American football player (b. 1915)
2003 – Ty Longley - American guitarist (Great White) (b. 1971)
2003 – Mushaf Ali Mir - Pakistani Chief of the Air Staff (b. 1947)
2005 – Pam Bricker - American jazz singer & Thievery Corporation vocalist (b. 1954)
2005 – Sandra Dee - American actress (b. 1944)
2005 – John Raitt - American actor (b. 1917)
2005 – Hunter S. Thompson - American journalist & author (b. 1937)
2005 – Tom Willmore - English geometer (b. 1919)
2006 – Curt Gowdy - American sportscaster (b. 1919)
2006 – Lucjan Wolanowski - Polish journalist, writer & traveller (b. 1920)
2007 – F. Albert Cotton - American chemist (b. 1930)
2007 – Carl-Henning Pedersen - Danish artist, member of the CoBrA movement (b. 1913)
2008 – Emily Perry - English actress (b. 1907)
2009 – Larry H. Miller - American businessman & owner of the Utah Jazz (b. 1944)
2010 – Alexander Haig - American soldier & politician (b. 1924)


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