Famous Deaths for 3rd February 2022

1014 – Sweyn Forkbeard, Viking king of Denmark, Norway and England (1013-14), dies at around 54 (born cira 960)
1669 – Catharina Questiers, Dutch poet (Friend of Abandoned Child), dies at 31
1737 – Tommaso Ceva, Italian Mathematician (b. 1648)
1846 – Joseph Weigl, German-Austrian composer (La Principessa d’Amalfi; Emmeline), and conductor, dies at 79
1866 – François-Xavier Garneau, French Canadian poet and historian (b. 1809)
1900 – Ottokar Eugen Novacek, composer, dies at 33
1985 – Frank Oppenheimer, American physicist (b. 1912)
1991 – Harry Ackerman, American TV executive producer (b. 1912)
1995 – Turner Fodrell, American blues and folk singer, and guitarist, dies at 66
2018 – Leon “Ndugu” Chancler, American pop, funk and jazz session and touring drummer, (Michael Jackson -“Billie Jean”; George Duke; Herbie Hancock), composer, and producer, dies of prostate cancer at 65

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