Famous Deaths in February 1906

Person of interestPaul Laurence Dunbar

Feb 9 Paul Laurence Dunbar, African American dialect poet, dies at 33 in Dayton, Ohio

  • Feb 10 Ezra Butler Eddy, Canadian businessman (E.B. Eddy Company) and politician, dies at 78
  • Feb 13 Albert Gottschalk, Danish painter (b. 1866)
  • Feb 18 Willem Doorenbos, literary/critic, dies at 85
  • Feb 18 John Batterson Stetson, American hat manufacturer, dies at 75
  • Feb 23 Johann Hoch, US murderer, executed
  • Feb 25 Anton Stepanovich Arensky, Russian composer/conductor c t, dies at 44
  • Feb 26 Manuel Fernandez Caballero, Spanish composer, dies at 70
  • Feb 27 Samuel Pierpont Langley, American astronomer and pioneer aviator, dies at 71