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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  On this day in history godfried II, with the Beard, duke of Neder-Lutherans, dies  

1257  On this day in history death of john I, Count of Hainaut (b. 1218)  

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

1453  John Dunstable, English composer, dies on December - 24.  

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 December - 24.  

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 this day in history.  

1707  On December - 24 noel Coypel, French painter, dies at 78  

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 this day in history death of sir Charles Lock Eastlake, British painter and writer (b. 1793)  

1868  Death of Adolphe d'Archiac, French paleontologist and geologist (b. 1802) on this day in history.  

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

1872  On December - 24 death of william John Macquorn Rankine, British physician and engenier (b. 1820)  

1873  On this day in history death of johns Hopkins, Baltimore philanthropist and businessman (b. 1795)  

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 December - 24.  

1898  Eugeniusz Pankiewicz, composer, dies at 41 on December - 24.  

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

1907  On December - 24 isidor Feinstein "Izzy" Stone, journalist (IF Stone's Weekly), dies  

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  On this day in history death of john Muir, British naturalist (b. 1838)  

1930  On December - 24 eduard David, German minister (constitution of Weimar), dies at 67  

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

1935  Alban Maria Johannes Berg, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1938  On this day in history death of bruno Taut, German architect (b. 1880)  

1941  Death of Siegfried Alkan, German composer (b. 1858) on December - 24.  

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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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 December - 24.  

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 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)