February 25 Deaths in History - February 25 Birthdays - February 25 Events
2006 Henry M. Morris, American Celebrity
2005 Peter Benenson, British Lawyer
1999 "Glen Seaborg, Ph.D", chemist, won a Nobel for discovering plutonium and other elements, dies at 86
1999 Harry Rossoll, illustrator, created Smokey Bear, dies at 89
1998 Luigi Veronesi, Italian abstract artist (Campo Grafico), dies at 90
1998 Umberto Mastroianni, Italian sculptor, dies at 87
1997 Andrei Donatovich Sinyavsky, writer/critic, dies at 71
1997 Tony Williams, jazz drummer (Miles Davis), dies at 51
1996 Haing S Ngor, doctor/actor (Killing Fields), dies at 45
1996 Marion Farouk Political scientist-Sluglett, dies at 59
1996 Vehbi Koc, indistrialist/philanthropist, dies at 94
1995 Jack Clayton, British director (Great Gatsby), dies at 73
1995 Oh Jin Woo, Korean minister of defense, dies
1995 Terence Weil, cellist/teacher, dies at 73
1994 Jersey Joe Walcott, boxer, dies at 80
1994 Wladyslaw Sila Lawyer Adviser to Solidarity-Nowicki, dies at 80
1994 Yann Piat, French MP (FN/PR), murdered at 44
1994 Marvin J. Ashton, American Clergyman
1993 Eddie Constantine, actor (Alphaville, License to Kill), dies at 75
1993 Jan D Boeke, Dutch organist/conductor, dies
1993 Jean G H "Sjeng" Tans, Dutch Prime Minister, social democrat, 1965 - 1969, dies
1993 John D Boeke, organist/conductor, dies
1993 Troy Caldwell, country musician (Marshall Tucker Band), dies at 45
1992 Guy Deghy, actor (Matter of Who, 1 Eyed Soldiers), dies at 79
1992 John E Allen, Jr., actor (1 2 3), dies
1992 Ollie O'Toole, dies after long illness at 79
1990 Deborra Hampton, actress (Crossroads, 2 of a Kind), dies at 30
1988 Amapola Del Vando, actress (Cowboy), dies at 78
1987 James Coco, actor (Joe-Dumplings), dies at 58
1983 John Cowles Sr, U.S. publisher, dies at 84
1983 Tennessee Williams, U.S. playwright (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), dies at 71
1982 J K Irani, cricket wicketkeeper (2 Tests for India 1947-48), dies
1978 Daniel "Chappie" James, Jr., retired Air Force general, dies at 58
1977 William E. Vaughan, pseudonym Burton Hills, columnist, author, wrote for Kansas City Star newspaper 1946 - 1977, published articles in Better Homes and Gardens, Reader's Digest, often quoted and best-remembered for writing style employing folksy aphorisms, died age 61 from lung cancer
1975 Elijah Muhammad, leader of Nation of Islam, dies in Chicago at 78
1970 Mark Rothko, abstract expressionist (Green on Blue), dies at 66
1969 Jan Zajic, Czechoslovakian student, self incinerates
1968 Camille Huysmans, Belgian premier (1946-47), dies at 96
1967 John Griggs, actor (Joey Bishop Show), dies at 57
1964 Alexander Archipenko, sculptor, dies
1962 Wilhelm Pessler, German sociologist, dies at 81
1960 Everhardus J van Romondt, Dutch Antillean minister, dies at 51
1957 Kurt von Wolfurt, composer, dies at 76
1957 Mark Aldanov, Mark A Landau, Russian/French chemist, dies at 70
1955 Marij Kogoj, composer, dies at 59
1953 Jesus Garcia Leoz, composer, dies at 49
1950 George Richards Minot, American Scientist
1947 Friedrich Paschen, German physicist, dies at 82
1945 Mario R de Morais Andrade, Brazilian poet/folklorist, dies at 51
1942 Leo Ascher, composer, dies at 61
1934 Daniel Protheroe, composer, dies at 67
1934 John McGraw, manager (New York Giants), dies at 60
1925 Pedro Miguel Marques y Garcia, composer, dies at 81
1922 Henri-Desire Landru, French sex murderer, guillotined at 52
1920 Aloys, Liechtenstein nobleman/politician, dies at 73
1915 George Mimot, physician (Nobel-1934), dies
1914 John Tenniel, British illustrator (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 93
1906 Anton Stepanovich Arensky, Russian composer and conductor c t, dies at 44
1902 Carl Ignaz Franz Umlauf, composer, dies at 77
1901 Jose Rogel, composer, dies at 71
1899 Paul Julius von Reuter, founder of the news agency (Reuters), dies
1894 James Morrison Steele Mackaye, U.S. actor/author/director, dies at 51
1865 Otto Ludwig, German writer (Zwischen Himmel und Erde), dies at 47
1852 Thomas Moore, writer (Utopia), dies
1851 Ferdinand Simon Gassner, composer, dies at 53
1826 Piotr A von der Pahlen, military governor of St. Petersburg, dies at 60
1819 Filinto Elisio, do Nascimento, Portuguese poet, dies at 84
1756 Eliza Haywood, British Novelist
1723 Christopher Wren, England, astronomer/architect, dies at 90
1719 Giovanni Maria Casini, composer, dies at 66
1713 Frederik I, King of Prussia (1701-13), dies at 55
1682 Alessandro Stradella, Italian violist/composer, murdered at 37
1643 Marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at 60
1634 Albrecht WE baron von Wallenstein, German duke, murdered at 50
1634 Van Friedland/Mecklenburg, general-admiral, dies at 50
1602 Everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51
1601 Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, executed for treason against Elizabeth
1495 Djem Sultan, son of Turkish sultan Mehmed II, dies at 35
1247 Hendrik IV, duke of Limburg/earl of Bergen (1226-47), dies
779 Walburgis, Anglo-Saxon abbess/saint (Walpurgis Night), dies




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