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Famous Deaths In December - 24

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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  On this day in history john von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies  

1453  On December - 24 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 December - 24.  

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

1660  On December - 24 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 December - 24 death of empress Go-Sakuramachi of Japan (b. 1740)  

1823  On this day in history philipp Christoph Kayser, composer, dies at 68  

1862  Joseph Funk, composer, dies at 84 on December - 24.  

1863  On this day in history 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  Death of Adolphe d'Archiac, French paleontologist and geologist (b. 1802) on December - 24.  

1869  On this day in history 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  On December - 24 death of johns Hopkins, Baltimore philanthropist and businessman (b. 1795)  

1885  Louis-Prosper Gachard, Belgian historian, dies at 85 on December - 24.  

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

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 December - 24.  

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 this day in history.  

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 December - 24 joseph Gustav Mraczek, composer, dies at 66  

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0003  On this day in history birth of galba, Roman Emperor (d. 69)  

1167  On December - 24 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  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of constance of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1631)