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Famous Deaths In December - 24

Sunday, 26 February 2017

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

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

1257  On December - 24 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  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 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 December - 24.  

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

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

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

1862  On this day in history joseph Funk, composer, dies at 84  

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

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 December - 24.  

1889  On December - 24 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 December - 24 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 December - 24.  

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

1932  On December - 24 eyvind Alnaes, composer, dies at 60  

1935  Alban Maria Johannes Berg, composer, dies at 50 on December - 24.  

1938  Death of Bruno Taut, German architect (b. 1880) on this day in history.  

1941  On December - 24 death of siegfried Alkan, German composer (b. 1858)  

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  On December - 24 birth of john "without a land", king of England (1199-1216)  

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  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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