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Famous Deaths In December - 24

Thursday, 05 March 2015

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  Death of John I, Count of Hainaut (b. 1218) on December - 24.  

1380  John von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies on this day in history.  

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

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 December - 24.  

1548  On this day in history maximilian of Egmond, Dutch count/stadholder of Frisia, dies  

1660  On this day in history mary I Henriette Stuart, queen of England, dies at 29  

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 December - 24 philipp Christoph Kayser, composer, dies at 68  

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

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

1865  Death of Sir Charles Lock Eastlake, British painter and writer (b. 1793) on this day in history.  

1868  Death of Adolphe d'Archiac, French paleontologist and geologist (b. 1802) on this day in history.  

1869  On December - 24 edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, US Secretary of War (1861-65), dies at 55  

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 December - 24.  

1885  Louis-Prosper Gachard, Belgian historian, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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

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 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  On this day in history nicolaas G Pierson, director Suriname/Dutch Bank, dies at 80  

1914  Death of John Muir, British naturalist (b. 1838) on this day in history.  

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

1932  Eyvind Alnaes, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

1942  Friedrich Klose, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1944  Joseph Gustav Mraczek, composer, dies at 66 on December - 24.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 24

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0003  Galba, Roman Emperor (d. 69) was born on December - 24.  

1167  John "without a land", king of England (1199-1216) was born on December - 24.  

1389  On this day in history 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 December - 24 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  On December - 24 birth of constance of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1631)