On This Day

Famous People Who Died in February 1870

  • Feb 11 Jacob de Kempenaer, Dutch lawyer and Minister of Internal Affairs (1848-49), dies at 76
  • Feb 11 Leopold Eugen Mechura, composer, dies at 66
  • Feb 14 St. John Richardson Liddell, American Civil War Confederate General, dies at 54
  • Feb 26 Wyatt Outlaw, African American Town Councillor and Constable, leader of Union League in NC, lynched by the Ku Klux Klan at about 50