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Famous Deaths In December - 17

Friday, 29 August 2014

0535  Death of Emperor Ankan of Japan (b. 466) on this day in history.  

0695  Begga, ancestress of the Carolingians/saint, dies [or 693] on this day in history.  

0942  On this day in history death of william Longsword  

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  On this day in history isabella of Portugal, duchess of Burgundy, dies  

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  On this day in history don Juan, ruler of Spain, dies  

1711  Arnold Moonen, vicar/literature (Defeated German Spraekkunst), dies on this day in history.  

1721  Death of Richard Lumley, 1st Earl of Scarbrough, English statesman (b. 1640) on this day in history.  

1751  Kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Czech master builder, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1811  John Antes, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of archduchess Marie Louise of Austria, second wife of Napoleon (b. 1791)  

1860  On this day in history death of désirée Clary, Queen of Sweden and Norway (b. 1777)  

1870  On this day in history giuseppe Saverio Raffaele Mercadante, composer, dies at 75  

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

1891  On this day in history msiri, king of Garanganja (Katanga), dies in battle  

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  On this day in history stefano Gobatti, composer, dies at 61  

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  A N "Monkey" Hornby, cricketer (England capt at Oval 1882), dies on this day in history.  

1926  On this day in history alexandr Dmitriyevich Kastal'sky, composer, dies at 70  

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

1933  On this day in history hans Vaihinger, German philosopher (Side-Studies), dies at 81  

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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  On this day in history birth of ruprecht, prince of Palts/admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician  

1619  Prince Rupert of the Rhine, commander in the English Civil War (d. 1682) was born on this day in history.  

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.