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Famous Deaths In December - 24

Thursday, 24 April 2014

0427  Death of Archbishop Sisinnius I of Constantinople on this day in history.  

1069  Godfried II, with the Beard, duke of Neder-Lutherans, dies on this day in history.  

1257  Death of John I, Count of Hainaut (b. 1218) on this day in history.  

1380  John von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies on this day in history.  

1453  On this day in history john Dunstable, English composer, dies  

1524  On this day in history vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer/viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55  

1541  Andreas R Bodenstein von Carlstadt, radical Lutheran, dies at about 61 on this day in history.  

1548  On this day in history maximilian of Egmond, Dutch count/stadholder of Frisia, dies  

1660  On this day in history mary I Henriette Stuart, queen of England, dies at 29  

1707  On this day in history noel Coypel, French painter, dies at 78  

1813  On this day in history death of empress Go-Sakuramachi of Japan (b. 1740)  

1823  Philipp Christoph Kayser, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1862  Joseph Funk, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

1863  W M Thackeray, writer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

1865  Death of Sir Charles Lock Eastlake, British painter and writer (b. 1793) on this day in history.  

1868  On this day in history death of adolphe d'Archiac, French paleontologist and geologist (b. 1802)  

1869  Edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, US Secretary of War (1861-65), dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1872  On this day in history death of william John Macquorn Rankine, British physician and engenier (b. 1820)  

1873  Death of Johns Hopkins, Baltimore philanthropist and businessman (b. 1795) on this day in history.  

1885  On this day in history louis-Prosper Gachard, Belgian historian, dies at 85  

1889  Death of Jan Jakob Lodewijk ten Kate, Dutch poet and clergyman (b. 1819) on this day in history.  

1898  Eugeniusz Pankiewicz, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

1904  Juliaan Dillens, Flemish sculptor, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1907  Isidor Feinstein "Izzy" Stone, journalist (IF Stone's Weekly), dies on this day in history.  

1908  Francois-Auguste Gevaert, Belgian musicologist/composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1909  On this day in history nicolaas G Pierson, director Suriname/Dutch Bank, dies at 80  

1914  Death of John Muir, British naturalist (b. 1838) on this day in history.  

1930  On this day in history eduard David, German minister (constitution of Weimar), dies at 67  

1932  On this day in history eyvind Alnaes, composer, dies at 60  

1935  On this day in history alban Maria Johannes Berg, composer, dies at 50  

1938  Death of Bruno Taut, German architect (b. 1880) on this day in history.  

1941  Death of Siegfried Alkan, German composer (b. 1858) on this day in history.  

1942  On this day in history friedrich Klose, composer, dies at 80  

1944  On this day in history joseph Gustav Mraczek, composer, dies at 66  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0003  Galba, Roman Emperor (d. 69) was born on this day in history.  

1167  On this day in history birth of john "without a land", king of England (1199-1216)  

1389  On this day in history birth of john VI, Duke of Brittany (d. 1442)  

1475  Thomas Murner, German writer (d.c. 1537) was born on this day in history.  

1491  Ignatius of Loyola, Spanish founder of the Jesuit order (d. 1556) was born on this day in history.  

1508  On this day in history birth of pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (d. 1567)  

1564  Abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver was born on this day in history.  

1588  On this day in history birth of constance of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1631)