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12th of February 0881 EVENT Pope John VIII crowns Charles the Fat, the King of Italy: Emperor
12th of February 1429 EVENT English forces under Sir John Fastolf defend a supply convoy carrying rations to the army besieging Orleans from attack by the Comte de Clermont and Sir John Stewart of Darnley in the Battle of Rouvray (also known as the Battle of the Herrings).
12th of February 1502 EVENT Vasco da Gama sets sail from Lisbon, Portugal, on his second voyage to India.
12th of February 1541 EVENT Santiago, Chile is founded by Pedro de Valdivia.
12th of February 1554 EVENT A year after claiming the throne of England for nine days, Lady Jane Grey is beheaded for treason.
12th of February 1593 EVENT Japanese invasion of Korea: Approximately 3,000 Joseon defenders led by general Kwon Yul successfully repel more than 30,000 Japanese forces in the Siege of Haengju.
12th of February 1689 EVENT The Convention Parliament declares that the flight to France in 1688 by James II, the last Roman Catholic British monarch, constitutes an abdication.
12th of February 1733 EVENT Englishman James Oglethorpe founds Georgia, the 13th colony of the Thirteen Colonies, and its first city at Savannah (known as Georgia Day).
12th of February 1771 EVENT Gustav III becomes the King of Sweden.
12th of February 1816 EVENT The Teatro di San Carlo, the oldest working opera house in Europe, is destroyed by fire.
12th of February 1817 EVENT An Argentine/Chilean patriotic army, after crossing the Andes, defeats Spanish troops on the Battle of Chacabuco.
12th of February 1818 EVENT Bernardo O'Higgins formally approved the Chilean Declaration of Independence near Concepcion, Chile.
12th of February 1825 EVENT The Creek cede the last of their lands in Georgia to the United States government by the Treaty of Indian Springs, and migrate west.
12th of February 1832 EVENT Ecuador annexes the Galapagos Islands.
12th of February 1851 EVENT Edward Hargraves announces that he has found gold in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia, starting the Australian gold rush.
12th of February 1855 EVENT Michigan State University is established.
12th of February 1894 EVENT Anarchist Emile Henry hurls a bomb into Paris's Cafe Terminus, killing one and wounding 20.
12th of February 1909 EVENT The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is founded.
12th of February 1909 EVENT New Zealand's worst maritime disaster of the 20th century happens when the SS Penguin, an inter-island ferry, sinks and explodes at the entrance to Wellington Harbour.
12th of February 1912 EVENT The Xuantong Emperor, the last Emperor of China, abdicates.
12th of February 1914 EVENT In Washington, D.C., the first stone of the Lincoln Memorial is put into place.
12th of February 1934 EVENT In Spain the national council of Juntas de Ofensiva Nacional-Sindicalista decides to merge the movement with the Falange Espanola.
12th of February 1934 EVENT The Austrian Civil War begins.
12th of February 1935 EVENT USS Macon, one of the two largest helium-filled airships ever created, crashes into the Pacific Ocean off the coast of California and sinks.
12th of February 1946 EVENT World War II: Operation Deadlight ends after scuttling 121 of 154 captured U-boats.
12th of February 1946 EVENT African American United States Army veteran Isaac Woodard is severely beaten by a South Carolina police officer to the point where he loses his vision in both eyes. The incident later galvanizes the Civil Rights Movement and partially inspires Orson Welles' film Touch of Evil.
12th of February 1947 EVENT A meteor creates an impact crater in Sikhote-Alin, in the Soviet Union.
12th of February 1961 EVENT U.S.S.R. launches Venera 1 towards Venus.
12th of February 1968 EVENT Phong Nhi and Phong Nhat massacre.
12th of February 1974 EVENT Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, winner of the Nobel Prize in literature in 1970, is exiled from the Soviet Union.
12th of February 1990 EVENT Carmen Lawrence becomes the first female Premier in Australian history when she becomes Premier of Western Australia.
12th of February 1992 EVENT The current Constitution of Mongolia comes into effect.
12th of February 1994 EVENT Four men break into the National Gallery of Norway and steal Edward Munch's iconic painting The Scream.
12th of February 1999 EVENT President Bill Clinton is acquitted by the United States Senate in his impeachment trial.
12th of February 2001 EVENT NEAR Shoemaker spacecraft touchdown in the "saddle" region of 433 Eros becoming the first spacecraft to land on an asteroid.
12th of February 2002 EVENT An Iran Air Tours Tupolev Tu-154 crashes in the mountains outside Khorramabad, Iran while descending for a landing at Khorramabad Airport, killing 119.
12th of February 2002 EVENT The trial of former President of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Milosevic begins at the United Nations war crimes tribunal in The Hague. He dies four years later before its conclusion.
12th of February 2004 EVENT The city of San Francisco, California begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in response to a directive from Mayor Gavin Newsom.
12th of February 2009 EVENT Colgan Air Flight 3407 crashes into a house in Clarence Center, New York while on approach to Buffalo-Niagara International Airport, killing all on board and one on the ground.
12th of February 1074 BIRTHDAY Conrad, King of Germany and Italy (d. 1101)
12th of February 1218 BIRTHDAY Kujo Yoritsune, Japanese shogun (d. 1256)
12th of February 1567 BIRTHDAY Thomas Campion, English composer and poet (d. 1620)
12th of February 1606 BIRTHDAY John Winthrop, the Younger, Governor of Connecticut (d. 1676)
12th of February 1637 BIRTHDAY Jan Swammerdam, Dutch biologist (d. 1680)
12th of February 1663 BIRTHDAY Cotton Mather, New England minister (d. 1728)
12th of February 1665 BIRTHDAY Rudolf Jakob Camerarius, German botanist and physician (d. 1721)
12th of February 1704 BIRTHDAY Charles Pinot Duclos, French writer (d. 1772)
12th of February 1728 BIRTHDAY Etienne-Louis Boullee, French architect (d. 1799)
12th of February 1752 BIRTHDAY Dorothea Ackermann, German actress (d. 1821)
12th of February 1753 BIRTHDAY Francois-Paul Brueys D'Aigalliers, French admiral (d. 1798)
12th of February 1768 BIRTHDAY Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1835)
12th of February 1775 BIRTHDAY Louisa Adams, First Lady of the United States (1825 : 1829), widow of John Quincy Adams (d. 1852)
12th of February 1777 BIRTHDAY Friedrich de la Motte Fouque, German poet (d. 1843)
12th of February 1777 BIRTHDAY Bernard Courtois, French chemist (d. 1838)
12th of February 1785 BIRTHDAY Pierre Louis Dulong, French physicist (d. 1838)
12th of February 1788 BIRTHDAY Carl Reichenbach, German chemist and philosopher (d. 1869)
12th of February 1791 BIRTHDAY Peter Cooper, American Industrialist, inventor and philanthropist (d. 1883)
12th of February 1794 BIRTHDAY Alexander Petrov, Russian chess player (d. 1867)
12th of February 1804 BIRTHDAY Heinrich Lenz, German physicist (d. 1865)
12th of February 1809 BIRTHDAY Charles Darwin, English naturalist (d. 1882)
12th of February 1809 BIRTHDAY Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States (1861-his death) (d. 1865)
12th of February 1828 BIRTHDAY George Meredith, English writer (d. 1909)
12th of February 1843 BIRTHDAY John Graham Chambers, English athlete who wrote the Queensberry rules for boxing (d. 1883)
12th of February 1857 BIRTHDAY Bobby Peel, English cricketer (d. 1943)
12th of February 1861 BIRTHDAY Lou Andreas-Salome, Russian-born author (d. 1937)
12th of February 1865 BIRTHDAY Kazimierz Tetmajer, Polish poet and writer (d. 1940)
12th of February 1870 BIRTHDAY Marie Lloyd, English music-hall performer (d. 1922)
12th of February 1876 BIRTHDAY Thubten Gyatso, 13th Dalai Lama (1879-his death) (d. 1933)
12th of February 1880 BIRTHDAY John L. Lewis, American labor union leader (d. 1969)
12th of February 1884 BIRTHDAY Marie Vassilieff, Russian artist (d. 1957)
12th of February 1884 BIRTHDAY Max Beckmann, German artist (d. 1950)
12th of February 1884 BIRTHDAY Johan Laidoner, Estonian military commander (d. 1953)
12th of February 1884 BIRTHDAY Alice Roosevelt Longworth, elder daughter of Theodore Roosevelt (d. 1980)
12th of February 1885 BIRTHDAY Julius Streicher, Nazi German publisher (d. 1946)
12th of February 1889 BIRTHDAY Bhante Dharmawara, Cambodian monk and supercentenarian (d. 1999)
12th of February 1893 BIRTHDAY Omar Bradley, American general, the last surviving five-star general in the United States and the 1st Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (d. 1981)
12th of February 1897 BIRTHDAY Vola Vale, American actress (d. 1970)
12th of February 1898 BIRTHDAY Wallace Ford, English-born actor (d. 1966)
12th of February 1900 BIRTHDAY Roger J. Traynor, American judge (d. 1983)
12th of February 1902 BIRTHDAY William Collier, American stage and film actor (d. 1987)
12th of February 1903 BIRTHDAY Chick Hafey, baseball player (d. 1973)
12th of February 1903 BIRTHDAY Joseph F. Biroc, American cinematographer (d. 1996)
12th of February 1904 BIRTHDAY Ted Mack, American television host (d. 1976)
12th of February 1907 BIRTHDAY Clifton C. Edom, American photojournalism educator (d. 1991)
12th of February 1908 BIRTHDAY Jean Effel, French painter and journalist (d. 1982)
12th of February 1908 BIRTHDAY Jacques Herbrand, French logician and mathematician (d. 1931)
12th of February 1908 BIRTHDAY August Neo, Estonian wrestler (d. 1982)
12th of February 1909 BIRTHDAY Sigmund Rascher, German SS doctor (d. 1945)
12th of February 1911 BIRTHDAY Stephen H. Sholes, American recording executive (d. 1968)
12th of February 1912 BIRTHDAY R. F. Delderfield, English author (d. 1972)
12th of February 1914 BIRTHDAY Arvid Pardo, Maltese diplomat, a.k.a "Father of the Law of the Sea Conference" (d. 1999)
12th of February 1914 BIRTHDAY Tex Beneke, American musician and band leader (d. 2000)
12th of February 1915 BIRTHDAY Lorne Greene, Canadian actor (d. 1987)
12th of February 1916 BIRTHDAY Joseph Alioto, Mayor of San Francisco (d. 1998)
12th of February 1917 BIRTHDAY Raizo Matsuno, Japanese politician (d. 2006)
12th of February 1918 BIRTHDAY Julian Schwinger, American physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1994)
12th of February 1919 BIRTHDAY Forrest Tucker, American actor (d. 1986)
12th of February 1920 BIRTHDAY William Roscoe Estep, Baptist historian and professor (d. 2000)
12th of February 1920 BIRTHDAY Pran, Indian actor
12th of February 1922 BIRTHDAY Hussein Onn, Malaysian politician, Prime Minister (1976 : 1981) (d. 1990)
12th of February 1923 BIRTHDAY Franco Zeffirelli, Italian film and opera director and designer
12th of February 1923 BIRTHDAY Chaskel Besser, Orthodox rabbi (d. 2010)
12th of February 1925 BIRTHDAY Sir Anthony Berry, British politician (d. 1984)
12th of February 1926 BIRTHDAY Charles Van Doren, American quiz show contestant
12th of February 1926 BIRTHDAY Joe Garagiola, American baseball player and announcer
12th of February 1930 BIRTHDAY Arlen Specter, U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania
12th of February 1930 BIRTHDAY John Doyle, Irish hurler
12th of February 1931 BIRTHDAY Janwillem van de Wetering, Dutch author (d. 2008)
12th of February 1932 BIRTHDAY Axel Jensen, Norwegian author (d. 2003)
12th of February 1932 BIRTHDAY Julian Lincoln Simon, American economist and author (d. 1998)
12th of February 1934 BIRTHDAY Anne Krueger, American economist
12th of February 1934 BIRTHDAY Annette Crosbie, Scottish actress
12th of February 1934 BIRTHDAY Bill Russell, American basketball player
12th of February 1935 BIRTHDAY Gene McDaniels, American singer
12th of February 1936 BIRTHDAY Paul Shenar, American actor
12th of February 1936 BIRTHDAY Joe Don Baker, American actor
12th of February 1937 BIRTHDAY Charles Dumas, American athlete (d. 2004)
12th of February 1938 BIRTHDAY Judy Blume, American author
12th of February 1938 BIRTHDAY Peter Temple-Morris, Baron Temple-Morris, British politician
12th of February 1939 BIRTHDAY Ray Manzarek, American keyboardist (The Doors)
12th of February 1940 BIRTHDAY Ralph Bates, English actor (d. 1991)
12th of February 1941 BIRTHDAY Naomi Uemura, Japanese adventurer (d. 1984)
12th of February 1942 BIRTHDAY Ehud Barak, Israeli politician, Prime Minister of Israel (1999 : 2001)
12th of February 1942 BIRTHDAY Pat Dobson, American baseball player (d. 2006)
12th of February 1944 BIRTHDAY Moe Bandy, American singer
12th of February 1945 BIRTHDAY David Friedman, American economist
12th of February 1945 BIRTHDAY Maud Adams, Swedish actress
12th of February 1946 BIRTHDAY Cliff DeYoung, American actor and musician
12th of February 1946 BIRTHDAY Jean Eyeghe Ndong, Prime Minister of Gabon
12th of February 1946 BIRTHDAY Ajda Pekkan, Turkish singer
12th of February 1947 BIRTHDAY Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Indian leader of Damdami Taksal (d. 1984)
12th of February 1947 BIRTHDAY Jim Durham, American sportscaster
12th of February 1948 BIRTHDAY Mike Robitaille, Canadian ice hockey player
12th of February 1948 BIRTHDAY Raymond Kurzweil, American inventor and author
12th of February 1949 BIRTHDAY Joaquin Sabina, Spanish singer and songwriter
12th of February 1950 BIRTHDAY Michael Ironside, Canadian actor
12th of February 1950 BIRTHDAY Steve Hackett, English guitarist (Genesis)
12th of February 1951 BIRTHDAY Steven Parent, Manson murder victim (d. 1969)
12th of February 1952 BIRTHDAY Michael McDonald, American musician
12th of February 1952 BIRTHDAY Simon MacCorkindale, British actor (d. 2010)
12th of February 1953 BIRTHDAY Joanna Kerns, American actress
12th of February 1953 BIRTHDAY Nabil Shaban, British actor
12th of February 1953 BIRTHDAY Robin Thomas, American actor
12th of February 1954 BIRTHDAY Tzimis Panousis, Greek musician and stand-up comedian
12th of February 1954 BIRTHDAY Philip Zimmermann, American cryptographer
12th of February 1955 BIRTHDAY Bill Laswell, American bassist and record producer
12th of February 1955 BIRTHDAY Chet Lemon, American baseball player
12th of February 1956 BIRTHDAY Brian Robertson, Scottish musician (Thin Lizzy and Motorhead)
12th of February 1956 BIRTHDAY Arsenio Hall, American actor and talk show host
12th of February 1958 BIRTHDAY Grant McLennan, Australian musician (The Go-Betweens) (d. 2006)
12th of February 1958 BIRTHDAY Bobby Smith, Canadian ice hockey player
12th of February 1959 BIRTHDAY Larry Nance, American basketball player
12th of February 1959 BIRTHDAY Sigrid Thornton, Australian actress
12th of February 1959 BIRTHDAY Dan Puric, Romanian actor, director and writer
12th of February 1960 BIRTHDAY George Gray, American professional wrestler
12th of February 1961 BIRTHDAY Jim Harris, Canadian politician
12th of February 1962 BIRTHDAY Jimmy Kirkwood, Irish-born field hockey player
12th of February 1963 BIRTHDAY Ed Lover, American radio personality
12th of February 1963 BIRTHDAY John Michael Higgins, American actor
12th of February 1965 BIRTHDAY Ruben Amaro, Jr., major league baseball outfielder and general manager
12th of February 1965 BIRTHDAY Christine Elise, American actress
12th of February 1967 BIRTHDAY Chris McKinstry, Canadian computer scientist
12th of February 1967 BIRTHDAY Chitravina N. Ravikiran, Indian composer and musician
12th of February 1968 BIRTHDAY Christopher McCandless, American nomad, subject of biography Into the Wild (d. 1992)
12th of February 1968 BIRTHDAY Josh Brolin, American actor
12th of February 1968 BIRTHDAY Gregory Charles, Canadian singer, dancer, pianist, radio and television host
12th of February 1968 BIRTHDAY Chynna Phillips, American singer
12th of February 1969 BIRTHDAY Hong Myung-Bo, Korean footballer
12th of February 1969 BIRTHDAY Darren Aronofsky, American director and writer
12th of February 1969 BIRTHDAY Meja, Swedish singer
12th of February 1969 BIRTHDAY Brad Werenka, Canadian ice hockey player
12th of February 1970 BIRTHDAY Jim Creeggan, Canadian bassist (Barenaked Ladies)
12th of February 1970 BIRTHDAY Judd Winick, writer and artist
12th of February 1971 BIRTHDAY Scott Menville American voice actor
12th of February 1972 BIRTHDAY Ajay Naidu, Indian-American actor
12th of February 1972 BIRTHDAY Owen Nolan, Canadian ice hockey player
12th of February 1972 BIRTHDAY Sophie Zelmani, Swedish singer/songwriter
12th of February 1973 BIRTHDAY Gianni Romme, Dutch speed skater
12th of February 1973 BIRTHDAY Tara Strong, Canadian voice actress
12th of February 1974 BIRTHDAY Toranosuke Takagi, Japanese race car driver
12th of February 1975 BIRTHDAY Scot Pollard, American basketball player
12th of February 1975 BIRTHDAY Cliff Blezinski, Design Director for Epic Games
12th of February 1976 BIRTHDAY Christian Cullen, New Zealand rugby union footballer
12th of February 1976 BIRTHDAY Silvia Saint, Czech pornographic actress
12th of February 1977 BIRTHDAY Jimmy Conrad, American soccer player
12th of February 1978 BIRTHDAY Gethin Jones, Welsh television presenter
12th of February 1978 BIRTHDAY Brett Hodgson, Australian rugby league footballer
12th of February 1978 BIRTHDAY Silver Meikar, Estonian politician
12th of February 1978 BIRTHDAY Douglas Fisher, American high school security guard and musician
12th of February 1979 BIRTHDAY Richard Barnwell, English footballer
12th of February 1979 BIRTHDAY Antonio Chatman, American football player
12th of February 1979 BIRTHDAY Matt Mauck, American football player
12th of February 1979 BIRTHDAY Jesse Spencer, Australian actor
12th of February 1980 BIRTHDAY Juan Carlos Ferrero, Spanish tennis player
12th of February 1980 BIRTHDAY Sarah Lancaster, American actress
12th of February 1980 BIRTHDAY Christina Ricci, American actress
12th of February 1981 BIRTHDAY Lisa Hannigan, Irish singer
12th of February 1982 BIRTHDAY Louis Tsatoumas, Greek long jumper
12th of February 1982 BIRTHDAY Anthony Tuitavake, New Zealand All Black rugby player
12th of February 1982 BIRTHDAY Jonas Hiller, Swiss ice hockey goaltender
12th of February 1983 BIRTHDAY Carlton Brewster, American football player
12th of February 1984 BIRTHDAY Aylar Lie, Norwegian model
12th of February 1984 BIRTHDAY Brad Keselowski, American racing car driver
12th of February 1984 BIRTHDAY Lolly Badcock, English pornographic actress
12th of February 1984 BIRTHDAY Peter Vanderkaay, American swimmer
12th of February 1984 BIRTHDAY Alexandra Dahlstrom, Swedish actress
12th of February 1985 BIRTHDAY Saskia Burmeister, Australian actress
12th of February 1986 BIRTHDAY Diego Angelo, Brazilian footballer
12th of February 1988 BIRTHDAY Nana Eikura, Japanese actress
12th of February 1992 BIRTHDAY Faisal ibn Hamad Al Khalifah, prince of Bahrain (d. 2006)
12th of February 1993 BIRTHDAY Jennifer Stone, American actress
12th of February 1538 DEATH Albrecht Altdorfer, German painter
12th of February 1554 DEATH Lord Guilford Dudley, consort of Lady Jane Grey (Born 1536)
12th of February 1554 DEATH Lady Jane Grey, claimant to the English throne (Born 1537)
12th of February 1571 DEATH Nicholas Throckmorton, English diplomat and politician (Born 1515)
12th of February 1590 DEATH Francois Hotman, French lawyer and writer (Born 1524)
12th of February 1612 DEATH Christopher Clavius, German astronomer (Born 1538)
12th of February 1624 DEATH George Heriot, Scottish goldsmith and philanthropist (Born 1563)
12th of February 1630 DEATH Fynes Moryson, English traveler and writer (Born 1566)
12th of February 1700 DEATH Aleksei Shein, Russian general and statesman (Born 1662)
12th of February 1724 DEATH Elkanah Settle, English writer (Born 1648)
12th of February 1728 DEATH Agostino Steffani, Italian diplomat and composer (Born 1653)
12th of February 1762 DEATH Laurent Belissen, French composer (Born 1693)
12th of February 1763 DEATH Pierre de Marivaux, French writer (Born 1688)
12th of February 1771 DEATH King Adolf Frederick of Sweden (Born 1710)
12th of February 1789 DEATH Ethan Allen, American patriot (Born 1738)
12th of February 1799 DEATH Lazzaro Spallanzani, Italian biologist (Born 1729)
12th of February 1804 DEATH Immanuel Kant, German philosopher (Born 1724)
12th of February 1834 DEATH Friedrich Schleiermacher, German philosopher (Born 1768)
12th of February 1894 DEATH Hans von Bulow, German pianist and composer (Born 1830)
12th of February 1896 DEATH Ambroise Thomas, French opera composer (Born 1811)
12th of February 1915 DEATH Emile Waldteufel, French composer (Born 1837)
12th of February 1916 DEATH Richard Dedekind, German mathematician (Born 1831)
12th of February 1920 DEATH Aurore Gagnon, Victim of child abuse (Born 1909)
12th of February 1929 DEATH Lillie Langtry, British singer and actress (Born 1853)
12th of February 1931 DEATH Samedbey Mehmandarov, Russian general (Born 1855)
12th of February 1933 DEATH Henri Duparc, French composer (Born 1848)
12th of February 1935 DEATH Auguste Escoffier, French chef (Born 1846)
12th of February 1942 DEATH Grant Wood, American painter (Born1891)
12th of February 1945 DEATH Antonio Villa-Real, Filipino jurist (Born 1880)
12th of February 1947 DEATH Moses Gomberg, Russian-born American chemist (Born 1866)
12th of February 1949 DEATH Hassan al Banna, Egyptian founder of the Muslim Brotherhood (Born 1906)
12th of February 1954 DEATH Dziga Vertov, Russian filmmaker (Born 1896)
12th of February 1957 DEATH Eric Alfred Knudsen, American folklorist (Born 1872)
12th of February 1958 DEATH Douglas Hartree, English mathematical physicist (Born 1897)
12th of February 1960 DEATH Jean-Michel Atlan, French painter (Born 1913)
12th of February 1969 DEATH Paltiel Daykan, Russian-born Israeli jurist (Born 1885)
12th of February 1970 DEATH Ishman Bracey, American blues musician (Born 1901)
12th of February 1971 DEATH James C. Penney, American department store founder (Born 1875)
12th of February 1976 DEATH Sal Mineo, American actor (Born 1939)
12th of February 1979 DEATH Jean Renoir, French director (Born 1894)
12th of February 1980 DEATH Muriel Rukeyser, American poet (Born 1913)
12th of February 1982 DEATH Victor Jory, Canadian actor (Born 1902)
12th of February 1983 DEATH Eubie Blake, American musician and songwriter (Born 1887)
12th of February 1984 DEATH Anna Anderson, claimant to the throne of Russia (Born 1896)
12th of February 1984 DEATH Julio Cortazar, Argentine writer (Born 1914)
12th of February 1985 DEATH Nicholas Colasanto, American actor (Born 1924)
12th of February 1989 DEATH Thomas Bernhard, Austrian playwright and novelist (Born 1931)
12th of February 1991 DEATH Roger Patterson, American death metal bass player (Born 1968)
12th of February 1992 DEATH Bep van Klaveren, Dutch boxer (Born 1907)
12th of February 1993 DEATH James Bulger, English murder victim (Born 1990)
12th of February 1994 DEATH Sue Rodriguez, Canadian assisted suicide advocate (Born 1950)
12th of February 1995 DEATH Philip Taylor Kramer, American musician (Iron Butterfly) (Born 1952)
12th of February 1996 DEATH Bob Shaw, Northern Irish novelist (Born 1931)
12th of February 1998 DEATH Hugh Gardner Ackley, American economist (Born1915)
12th of February 2000 DEATH Tom Landry, American football coach (Born 1924)
12th of February 2000 DEATH Screamin' Jay Hawkins, American musician (Born 1929)
12th of February 2000 DEATH Andy Lewis, Australian musician (Born 1967)
12th of February 2000 DEATH Charles M. Schulz, American comics author (Born 1922)
12th of February 2000 DEATH Oliver, American pop singer (Born 1945)
12th of February 2001 DEATH Kristina Soderbaum, German actress (Born 1912)
12th of February 2001 DEATH Tiberio Mitri, Italian boxer (Born 1926)
12th of February 2003 DEATH Vali Myers, Australian painter (Born 1930)
12th of February 2005 DEATH Rafael Vidal, Venezuelan athlete (Born 1964)
12th of February 2005 DEATH Dorothy Stang, Brazilian nun (Born 1931)
12th of February 2005 DEATH Sammi Smith, American country music singer (Born 1943)
12th of February 2007 DEATH Randy Stone, American actor and casting director (Born 1958)
12th of February 2007 DEATH Peggy Gilbert, American jazz saxophonist and bandleader (Born 1905)
12th of February 2008 DEATH Oscar Brodney, American screenwriter (Born 1907)
12th of February 2009 DEATH Alison Des Forges, American investigator of the Rwanda genocide (Born 1942)
12th of February 2009 DEATH Beverly Eckert, American co-chair of the 9/11 Family Steering Committee (Born 1951)
12th of February 2009 DEATH Gerry Niewood, American musician (Born 1943)
12th of February 2009 DEATH Coleman Mellett, American musician (Born 1974)
12th of February 2010 DEATH Nodar Kumaritashvili, Georgian luger (Born 1988)
12th of February 2011 DEATH Mato Damjanovic, Croatian chess grandmaster (Born 1927)
12th of February 2011 DEATH Betty Garrett, American actress and dancer (Born 1919)