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Famous Deaths In December - 24

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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

1380  John von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies on December - 24.  

1453  John Dunstable, English composer, dies on this day in history.  

1524  Vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer/viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55 on December - 24.  

1541  On this day in history andreas R Bodenstein von Carlstadt, radical Lutheran, dies at about 61  

1548  Maximilian of Egmond, Dutch count/stadholder of Frisia, dies on December - 24.  

1660  Mary I Henriette Stuart, queen of England, dies at 29 on December - 24.  

1707  On December - 24 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 December - 24.  

1862  On December - 24 joseph Funk, composer, dies at 84  

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

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  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 December - 24.  

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  Eugeniusz Pankiewicz, composer, dies at 41 on December - 24.  

1904  On December - 24 juliaan Dillens, Flemish sculptor, dies at 55  

1907  On this day in history isidor Feinstein "Izzy" Stone, journalist (IF Stone's Weekly), dies  

1908  On this day in history francois-Auguste Gevaert, Belgian musicologist/composer, dies at 80  

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 December - 24.  

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

1932  Eyvind Alnaes, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1935  On December - 24 alban Maria Johannes Berg, composer, dies at 50  

1938  Death of Bruno Taut, German architect (b. 1880) on December - 24.  

1941  On this day in history death of siegfried Alkan, German composer (b. 1858)  

1942  Friedrich Klose, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1944  On December - 24 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  On December - 24 birth of galba, Roman Emperor (d. 69)  

1167  On December - 24 birth of john "without a land", king of England (1199-1216)  

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

1475  Thomas Murner, German writer (d.c. 1537) was born on December - 24.  

1491  On this day in history birth of ignatius of Loyola, Spanish founder of the Jesuit order (d. 1556)  

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

1564  On December - 24 birth of abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver  

1588  Constance of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1631) was born on this day in history.