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

1257  Death of John I, Count of Hainaut (b. 1218) on this day in history.  

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

1453  On December - 24 john Dunstable, English composer, dies  

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

1707  On this day in history noel Coypel, French painter, dies at 78  

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1813  Death of Empress Go-Sakuramachi of Japan (b. 1740) on this day in history.  

1823  Philipp Christoph Kayser, composer, dies at 68 on December - 24.  

1862  Joseph Funk, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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  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  Death of Johns Hopkins, Baltimore philanthropist and businessman (b. 1795) on December - 24.  

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

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  Juliaan Dillens, Flemish sculptor, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1907  On this day in history 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  Death of John Muir, British naturalist (b. 1838) on this day in history.  

1930  Eduard David, German minister (constitution of Weimar), dies at 67 on December - 24.  

1932  On this day in history eyvind Alnaes, composer, dies at 60  

1935  On this day in history alban Maria Johannes Berg, composer, dies at 50  

1938  On December - 24 death of bruno Taut, German architect (b. 1880)  

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

1942  Friedrich Klose, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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  Galba, Roman Emperor (d. 69) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 December - 24.  

1564  Abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver was born on December - 24.  

1588  On December - 24 birth of constance of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1631)  

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