On This Day

Famous People Who Died in February 1876

  • Feb 3 Gino Capponi, Italian marquis, literary and Premier of Toscane, dies at 83
  • Feb 10 Johan August Söderman, Swedish composer, dies at 43
  • Feb 10 Reverdy Johnson, American politician and jurist (Dred Scott v. Sandford), dies at 79
  • Feb 21 Henry John Gauntlett, English organist and composer, dies at 70
  • Feb 24 Jan Pieter Heije, Dutch physician/writer/poet, dies at 67
  • Feb 24 Joseph Jenkins Roberts, first President of Liberia (b. 1809)
  • Feb 28 Charles Edward Horsley, English composer, dies at 53