On This Day

Famous People Who Died in February 1770

  • Feb 22 Christopher Snider, 11, Boston, becomes 1st martyr of US Revolution
  • Feb 26 Francois Hanot, French composer and violinist, dies at 72
  • Feb 26 Giuseppe Tartini, Venetian Baroque composer and violinist (Trillo del Diavolo), dies at 77