On This Day

Famous People Who Died in February 1894

  • Feb 4 Adolphe Sax, Belgium musician and inventor (saxophone), dies at 79
  • Feb 11 Pasqual Juan Emilio Arrieta y Corera, composer, dies at 70
  • Feb 12 Hans von Bülow, German pianist and composer (b. 1830)
  • Feb 13 Franjo Rački, Croatian historian and politician, dies at 65
  • Feb 14 Eugène Charles Catalan, French-Belgian mathematician (worked on continued fractions, descriptive geometry, number theory and combinatorics), dies at 79
  • Feb 19 Ernesto Camillo Sivori, Italian violinist and composer, dies at 78
  • Feb 21 Gustave Caillebotte, French painter (Rue de Paris) and member of Impressionists, dies at 45
  • Feb 25 Steele MacKaye [James Morrison Steele MacKaye], American playwright and actor (Spectatorium, Paul Kauvar), dies at 51