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Famous Deaths In December - 24

Monday, 02 May 2016

0427  On this day in history death of archbishop Sisinnius I of Constantinople  

1069  Godfried II, with the Beard, duke of Neder-Lutherans, dies on this day in history.  

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

1380  On this day in history john von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies  

1453  On this day in history john Dunstable, English composer, dies  

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  Mary I Henriette Stuart, queen of England, dies at 29 on this day in history.  

1707  Noel Coypel, French painter, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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 December - 24.  

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

1914  On December - 24 death of john Muir, British naturalist (b. 1838)  

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 this day in history death of bruno Taut, German architect (b. 1880)  

1941  On this day in history death of siegfried Alkan, German composer (b. 1858)  

1942  On December - 24 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  On this day in history birth of john "without a land", king of England (1199-1216)  

1389  On this day in history birth of john VI, Duke of Brittany (d. 1442)  

1475  Thomas Murner, German writer (d.c. 1537) was born on December - 24.  

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 this day in history.  

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