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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 December - 24.  

1257  On December - 24 death of john I, Count of Hainaut (b. 1218)  

1380  John von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies on December - 24.  

1453  On December - 24 john Dunstable, English composer, dies  

1524  On December - 24 vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer/viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55  

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

1548  On this day in history 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  On this day in history noel Coypel, French painter, dies at 78  


1813  On December - 24 death of empress Go-Sakuramachi of Japan (b. 1740)  

1823  Philipp Christoph Kayser, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1862  Joseph Funk, composer, dies at 84 on December - 24.  

1863  On December - 24 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  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  Death of William John Macquorn Rankine, British physician and engenier (b. 1820) on December - 24.  

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 this day in history.  

1889  Death of Jan Jakob Lodewijk ten Kate, Dutch poet and clergyman (b. 1819) on this day in history.  

1898  On December - 24 eugeniusz Pankiewicz, composer, dies at 41  

1904  Juliaan Dillens, Flemish sculptor, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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 December - 24.  

1909  On this day in history nicolaas G Pierson, director Suriname/Dutch Bank, dies at 80  

1914  On this day in history death of john Muir, British naturalist (b. 1838)  

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

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

1935  On this day in history alban Maria Johannes Berg, composer, dies at 50  

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

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

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

1944  Joseph Gustav Mraczek, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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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  On December - 24 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 this day in history.  

1491  Ignatius of Loyola, Spanish founder of the Jesuit order (d. 1556) was born on this day in history.  

1508  On December - 24 birth of pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (d. 1567)  

1564  Abraham C Bloemaert, painter/cartoonist/engraver was born on this day in history.  

1588  Constance of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1631) was born on this day in history.  


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