Deaths in History in February 1897

  • Feb 1 Constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826)
  • Feb 6 Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies
  • Feb 7 Galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist and electrical engineer, dies at 49
  • Feb 22 Charles Blondin, French acrobat and tight rope walker, dies at 72