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Famous Deaths In December - 24

Friday, 19 December 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 December - 24.  

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

1524  On this day in history vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer/viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55  

1541  On December - 24 andreas R Bodenstein von Carlstadt, radical Lutheran, dies at about 61  

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  On December - 24 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 December - 24.  

1863  W M Thackeray, writer, dies at 52 on December - 24.  

1865  On December - 24 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 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 December - 24.  

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

1898  On December - 24 eugeniusz Pankiewicz, composer, dies at 41  

1904  Juliaan Dillens, Flemish sculptor, dies at 55 on December - 24.  

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

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

1941  Death of Siegfried Alkan, German composer (b. 1858) on this day in history.  

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

1944  Joseph Gustav Mraczek, composer, dies at 66 on December - 24.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 24

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

1588  On this day in history birth of constance of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1631)