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Famous Deaths In December - 26

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

0267  Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0268  Death of Pope Dionysius on this day in history.  

1350  On this day in history death of jean de Marigny, French bishop  

1458  On this day in history death of arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393)  

1476  Death of Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered on this day in history.  

1530  On this day in history zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47  

1574  Charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1624  On this day in history simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54  

1627  Gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies on this day in history.  

1658  On this day in history simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78  

1676  Domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies on this day in history.  

1679  John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1731  Death of Antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (b. 1672) on this day in history.  

1736  Antonio Caldara, composer, dies on this day in history.  

1740  Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies on this day in history.  

1771  On this day in history death of claude Adrien Helvétius, French philosopher (b. 1715)  

1776  On this day in history johann Gottlieb Rall, Hessian colonel/mercenary, dies in battle  

1780  On this day in history death of john Fothergill, English physician (b. 1712)  

1784  On this day in history death of seth Warner, American revolutionary leader (b. 1743)  

1786  On this day in history death of gasparo Gozzi, Italian critic and dramatist (b. 1713)  

1797  On this day in history john Wilkes, English journalist/Higher/Lower house leader, dies at 72  

1827  On this day in history jan David Holland, composer, dies at 81  

1836  Hans Georg Nageli, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1837  On this day in history martinus van Marum, chemist/physicist (giant salamander), dies at 87  

1861  On this day in history death of philip St George Cocke, Confederate brig-gen, commits suicide at 52  

1862  Death of 38 Santee Sioux indians, hanged in Mankato on this day in history.  

1866  On this day in history samuel Ryan Curtis, Union general-major, dies at 49  

1869  On this day in history death of jean Louis Marie Poiseuille, French physiologist (b. 1797)  

1879  Jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies on this day in history.  

1887  On this day in history jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer, dies at 40  

1890  On this day in history heinrich Schliemann, German archaeologist (Trojan War), dies at 86  

1909  Death of Frederic Remington, American artist (b. 1861) on this day in history.  

1916  On this day in history bernhard Scholz, composer, dies at 81  

1917  Louise J Gautier, French poetess/daughter of Theophile G, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1194  On this day in history birth of frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily  

1532  Guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576) was born on this day in history.  

1536  Yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584) was born on this day in history.  

1542  Tokugawa Ieyasu, unifier of Japan and first Tokugawa Shogun (d. 1616) was born on this day in history.  

1618  Elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess was born on this day in history.  

1633  Charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised was born on this day in history.  

1646  Robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (d. 1709) was born on this day in history.  

1660  Peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised was born on this day in history.