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Famous Deaths In December - 24

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0427  Death of Archbishop Sisinnius I of Constantinople on December - 24.  

1069  Godfried II, with the Beard, duke of Neder-Lutherans, dies on December - 24.  

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 this day in history john Dunstable, English composer, dies  

1524  On this day in history 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 December - 24.  

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

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  On December - 24 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 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 this day in history.  

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 December - 24.  

1907  On this day in history isidor Feinstein "Izzy" Stone, journalist (IF Stone's Weekly), dies  

1908  On December - 24 francois-Auguste Gevaert, Belgian musicologist/composer, dies at 80  

1909  On December - 24 nicolaas G Pierson, director Suriname/Dutch Bank, dies at 80  

1914  Death of John Muir, British naturalist (b. 1838) on December - 24.  

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  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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

1475  On December - 24 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  On this day in history birth of pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (d. 1567)  

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

1588  Constance of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1631) was born on December - 24.  

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