On This Day

Famous People Who Died in February 1895

  • Feb 2 Archduke Albert, Austrian general (b. 1817)
  • Feb 4 Faustina Hasse Hodges, English-American composer, dies at 71
  • Feb 18 Archduke Albrecht of Austria, Duke of Teschen (Battle at Custozza), dies at 77
  • Feb 18 Karl Abs, German professional wrestler (b. 1851)

Person of interestFrederick Douglass

Feb 20 Frederick Douglass, African-American abolitionist, lecturer and editor who was also an escaped slave, dies of a heart attack at 77

Abolitionist Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass
  • Feb 24 Ignaz Lachner, German composer, dies at 87