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Famous Deaths In December - 17

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

0535  On this day in history death of emperor Ankan of Japan (b. 466)  

0695  On this day in history begga, ancestress of the Carolingians/saint, dies [or 693]  

0942  Death of William Longsword on this day in history.  

1187  Gregory VIII, [Alberto de Morra], Italian Pope (1187), dies on this day in history.  

1195  On this day in history boudouin V, count of Hainault/Flanders (Boudouin VIII), dies  

1213  On this day in history jean de Matha, French saint, dies at 53  

1273  On this day in history death of rumi (b.1207)  

1471  Isabella of Portugal, duchess of Burgundy, dies on this day in history.  

1562  Adrian Willaert, Flemish singer/bandmaster/composer, dies at about 82 on this day in history.  

1651  On this day in history wolfgang Schonsleder, composer, dies at 81  

1663  On this day in history death of nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba (b. 1583)  

1679  Don Juan, ruler of Spain, dies on this day in history.  

1711  On this day in history arnold Moonen, vicar/literature (Defeated German Spraekkunst), dies  

1721  On this day in history death of richard Lumley, 1st Earl of Scarbrough, English statesman (b. 1640)  

1751  On this day in history kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Czech master builder, dies at 62  

1811  On this day in history john Antes, composer, dies at 71  

1829  On this day in history bernard Jumentier, composer, dies at 80  

1830  Simon Bolivar, president (Colombia), dies at 47 in Colombia on this day in history.  

1833  On this day in history death of kaspar Hauser, German son of grand duke Karel of Bathe, murdered at 21  

1847  Death of Archduchess Marie Louise of Austria, second wife of Napoleon (b. 1791) on this day in history.  

1860  Death of Désirée Clary, Queen of Sweden and Norway (b. 1777) on this day in history.  

1870  Giuseppe Saverio Raffaele Mercadante, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1881  On this day in history lewis H Morgan, US ethnologist (Iroquois-indians), dies at 62  

1891  Msiri, king of Garanganja (Katanga), dies in battle on this day in history.  

1893  On this day in history levinus T Keuchenius, Dutch min of Colonies (1888-90), dies at 71  

1899  Frederick "Freddy" Roberts, son of Brit field marshal, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1907  Kelvin of Largs, [William Thomson], Br physicist (Kelvin), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1913  Stefano Gobatti, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1916  On this day in history death of grigori Efimovich Rasputin, Russian monk, assassinated  

1917  On this day in history death of elizabeth Garrett Anderson, English physician (b. 1836)  

1925  On this day in history a N "Monkey" Hornby, cricketer (England capt at Oval 1882), dies  

1926  Alexandr Dmitriyevich Kastal'sky, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1930  Peter Warlock, composer, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

1933  Hans Vaihinger, German philosopher (Side-Studies), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1239  On this day in history birth of kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese Shogun (d. 1256)  

1267  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Uda of Japan (d. 1324)  

1493  On this day in history birth of philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist (Liber paramixum)  

1554  Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Liege/archbishop of Cologne was born on this day in history.  

1619  Ruprecht, prince of Palts/admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician was born on this day in history.  

1619  On this day in history birth of prince Rupert of the Rhine, commander in the English Civil War (d. 1682)  

1632  Anthony Wood, English antiqurian (d. 1695) was born on this day in history.  

1638  Johann Ulrich Sultzberger, composer was born on this day in history.