On This Day

Famous People Who Died in February 1929

  • Feb 1 August Halm, German composer, dies at 59
  • Feb 3 Agner Krarup Erlang, Danish scientist (b. 1878)
  • Feb 5 Siegfried Ochs, German composer, dies at 70
  • Feb 8 Maria Christina of Austria, queen of Spain, dies at 71
  • Feb 12 Freiherr Albert von Schrenk-Notzing, German para-psychologist, dies at 66
  • Feb 12 Lillie Langtry [Emilie Charlotte Le Breton], American actress (His Neighbor's Wife), dies at 75
  • Feb 14 Tom Burke, American athlete (Olympic gold 100m, 400m 1896), dies at 53
  • Feb 17 John Read, English cricketer (batted in 17 Tests for Eng for 463 runs), dies
  • Feb 24 André Charles Prosper Messager, French organist, composer and conductor (Les Deux Pigeons, Véronique), dies at 75
  • Feb 27 Manuel Manrique de Lara, Spanish composer (The Oresteia), dies at 65
  • Feb 28 Clemens Freiherr von Pirquet, Austrian artist (React of P), dies at 54
  • Feb 28 John Ebenezer West, English composer, dies at 65