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Famous Deaths In December - 24

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

0427  Death of Archbishop Sisinnius I of Constantinople on this day in history.  

1069  On December - 24 godfried II, with the Beard, duke of Neder-Lutherans, dies  

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 December - 24.  

1524  On December - 24 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 this day in history.  

1548  Maximilian of Egmond, Dutch count/stadholder of Frisia, dies on this day in history.  

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  Death of Empress Go-Sakuramachi of Japan (b. 1740) on this day in history.  

1823  Philipp Christoph Kayser, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1869  Edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, US Secretary of War (1861-65), dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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  On December - 24 louis-Prosper Gachard, Belgian historian, dies at 85  

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 this day in history.  

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

1909  Nicolaas G Pierson, director Suriname/Dutch Bank, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1914  On this day in history death of john Muir, British naturalist (b. 1838)  

1930  Eduard David, German minister (constitution of Weimar), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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  On December - 24 death of bruno Taut, German architect (b. 1880)  

1941  On December - 24 death of siegfried Alkan, German composer (b. 1858)  

1942  On this day in history friedrich Klose, composer, dies at 80  

1944  Joseph Gustav Mraczek, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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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 December - 24.  

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

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 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)