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Famous Deaths In December - 24

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0427  On December - 24 death of archbishop Sisinnius I of Constantinople  

1069  On this day in history 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  John Dunstable, English composer, dies on December - 24.  

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 December - 24.  

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 this day in history.  

1813  On this day in history death of empress Go-Sakuramachi of Japan (b. 1740)  

1823  On this day in history philipp Christoph Kayser, composer, dies at 68  

1862  Joseph Funk, composer, dies at 84 on December - 24.  

1863  W M Thackeray, writer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

1865  Death of Sir Charles Lock Eastlake, British painter and writer (b. 1793) on December - 24.  

1868  On December - 24 death of adolphe d'Archiac, French paleontologist and geologist (b. 1802)  

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

1872  On this day in history death of william John Macquorn Rankine, British physician and engenier (b. 1820)  

1873  Death of Johns Hopkins, Baltimore philanthropist and businessman (b. 1795) on December - 24.  

1885  On this day in history louis-Prosper Gachard, Belgian historian, dies at 85  

1889  Death of Jan Jakob Lodewijk ten Kate, Dutch poet and clergyman (b. 1819) on December - 24.  

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  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  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 this day in history.  

1930  On December - 24 eduard David, German minister (constitution of Weimar), dies at 67  

1932  Eyvind Alnaes, composer, dies at 60 on December - 24.  

1935  On December - 24 alban Maria Johannes Berg, composer, dies at 50  

1938  On this day in history 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 December - 24.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1389  John VI, Duke of Brittany (d. 1442) was born on December - 24.  

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 December - 24.  

1508  On this day in history birth of pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (d. 1567)  

1564  On this day in history birth of abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver  

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