On This Day

Famous People Who Died in February 1892

  • Feb 5 Emilie Flygare-CarlĂ©n, Swedish novelist (b. 1807)
  • Feb 9 Alfred Moore Scales, American politician (45th Governor of North Carolina), dies at 64
  • Feb 11 Erik Anthon Valdemar Siboni, composer, dies at 63
  • Feb 16 Henry Walter Bates, naturalist/explorer (South America), dies
  • Feb 19 Monty Bowden, English cricket wicketkeeper and captain (2 Tests; youngest England captain at 23 years, 144 days), dies of epilepsy at 26
  • Feb 20 Hermann Kopp, German chemist (Law of Kopp), dies at 74
  • Feb 22 Herman Koeckemann, German Catholic prelate (b. 1828)

Person of interestLouis Vuitton

Feb 27 Louis Vuitton, French founder of the Louis Vuitton brand of leather goods now owned by LVMH, dies at 70

Luggage Maker Louis Vuitton
Luggage Maker
Louis Vuitton
  • Feb 27 Anne Clough, English suffragette, promoted higher education for women, first principal of New College, dies at 72