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Famous Deaths In December - 24

Sunday, 31 August 2014

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

1069  On this day in history godfried II, with the Beard, duke of Neder-Lutherans, dies  

1257  On this day in history death of john I, Count of Hainaut (b. 1218)  

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

1453  John Dunstable, English composer, dies on this day in history.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history joseph Funk, composer, dies at 84  

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

1865  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1898  On this day in history eugeniusz Pankiewicz, composer, dies at 41  

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

1930  On this day in history eduard David, German minister (constitution of Weimar), dies at 67  

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

1935  Alban Maria Johannes Berg, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1938  On this day in history death of bruno Taut, German architect (b. 1880)  

1941  Death of Siegfried Alkan, German composer (b. 1858) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1475  Thomas Murner, German writer (d.c. 1537) was born on this day in history.  

1491  On this day in history birth of ignatius of Loyola, Spanish founder of the Jesuit order (d. 1556)  

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  Constance of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1631) was born on this day in history.