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Famous Deaths In December - 24

Thursday, 11 February 2016

0427  Death of Archbishop Sisinnius I of Constantinople on December - 24.  

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

1257  On December - 24 death of john I, Count of Hainaut (b. 1218)  

1380  On December - 24 john von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies  

1453  On December - 24 john Dunstable, English composer, dies  

1524  Vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer/viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55 on this day in history.  

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

1548  On December - 24 maximilian of Egmond, Dutch count/stadholder of Frisia, dies  

1660  On December - 24 mary I Henriette Stuart, queen of England, dies at 29  

1707  Noel Coypel, French painter, dies at 78 on December - 24.  

1813  Death of Empress Go-Sakuramachi of Japan (b. 1740) on December - 24.  

1823  On December - 24 philipp Christoph Kayser, composer, dies at 68  

1862  On this day in history joseph Funk, composer, dies at 84  

1863  On December - 24 w M Thackeray, writer, dies at 52  

1865  On December - 24 death of sir Charles Lock Eastlake, British painter and writer (b. 1793)  

1868  On December - 24 death of adolphe d'Archiac, French paleontologist and geologist (b. 1802)  

1869  On December - 24 edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, US Secretary of War (1861-65), dies at 55  

1872  Death of William John Macquorn Rankine, British physician and engenier (b. 1820) on this day in history.  

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

1885  Louis-Prosper Gachard, Belgian historian, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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

1898  On this day in history eugeniusz Pankiewicz, composer, dies at 41  

1904  On this day in history juliaan Dillens, Flemish sculptor, dies at 55  

1907  Isidor Feinstein "Izzy" Stone, journalist (IF Stone's Weekly), dies on December - 24.  

1908  On December - 24 francois-Auguste Gevaert, Belgian musicologist/composer, dies at 80  

1909  Nicolaas G Pierson, director Suriname/Dutch Bank, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1914  Death of John Muir, British naturalist (b. 1838) on December - 24.  

1930  Eduard David, German minister (constitution of Weimar), dies at 67 on December - 24.  

1932  Eyvind Alnaes, composer, dies at 60 on December - 24.  

1935  Alban Maria Johannes Berg, composer, dies at 50 on December - 24.  

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

1941  On December - 24 death of siegfried Alkan, German composer (b. 1858)  

1942  Friedrich Klose, composer, dies at 80 on December - 24.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In December - 24

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0003  On December - 24 birth of galba, Roman Emperor (d. 69)  

1167  John "without a land", king of England (1199-1216) was born on this day in history.  

1389  On December - 24 birth of john VI, Duke of Brittany (d. 1442)  

1475  On this day in history birth of thomas Murner, German writer (d.c. 1537)  

1491  On December - 24 birth of ignatius of Loyola, Spanish founder of the Jesuit order (d. 1556)  

1508  On December - 24 birth of pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (d. 1567)  

1564  On this day in history birth of abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver  

1588  On December - 24 birth of constance of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1631)  

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