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Famous Deaths In December - 24

Monday, 21 April 2014

0427  On this day in history death of archbishop Sisinnius I of Constantinople  

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  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  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  Maximilian of Egmond, Dutch count/stadholder of Frisia, dies on this day in history.  

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

1707  Noel Coypel, French painter, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1889  On this day in history death of jan Jakob Lodewijk ten Kate, Dutch poet and clergyman (b. 1819)  

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

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

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

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  On this day in history 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  John VI, Duke of Brittany (d. 1442) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1508  Pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (d. 1567) was born on this day in history.  

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

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