On This Day

Famous People Who Died in February 1889

  • Feb 1 Joseph Gungl, Austro-Hungarian bandmaster and composer of dances and marches, dies at 78
  • Feb 3 Belle Starr, US female gangster, murdered at 40
  • Feb 12 Andrew Greenwood, English cricket batsman (2 Tests, HS 49; Yorkshire CCC), dies from tuberculosis at 41
  • Feb 13 João Maurício Wanderley, Brazilian magistrate and politician (b. 1885)
  • Feb 26 Karl Davydov, Russian virtuoso cellist, dies at 51