On This Day

Famous People Who Died in February 1789

  • Feb 2 Armand-Louis Couperin, French composer and organist (Notre Dame), dies at 63

Ethan Allen

Feb 12 Ethan Allen, American Revolutionary War patriot (lead the Green Mountain Boys), dies of an apoplectic fit at 51

  • Feb 19 Nicholas Van Dyke, American lawyer and President of Delaware, dies at 50