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Famous Deaths In December - 24

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

1524  Vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer/viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55 on this day in history.  

1541  On this day in history andreas R Bodenstein von Carlstadt, radical Lutheran, dies at about 61  

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  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  On December - 24 joseph Funk, composer, dies at 84  

1863  On this day in history w M Thackeray, writer, dies at 52  

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

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 December - 24 juliaan Dillens, Flemish sculptor, dies at 55  

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  Nicolaas G Pierson, director Suriname/Dutch Bank, dies at 80 on December - 24.  

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

1930  Eduard David, German minister (constitution of Weimar), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

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

1938  On December - 24 death of bruno Taut, German architect (b. 1880)  

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

1942  On this day in history friedrich Klose, composer, dies at 80  

1944  On this day in history joseph Gustav Mraczek, composer, dies at 66  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 24

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0003  On December - 24 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 December - 24 birth of john VI, Duke of Brittany (d. 1442)  

1475  On this day in history birth of thomas Murner, German writer (d.c. 1537)  

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

1508  Pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (d. 1567) was born on this day in history.  

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)