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Famous Deaths In December - 26

Thursday, 31 July 2014

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

0268  On this day in history death of pope Dionysius  

1350  Death of Jean de Marigny, French bishop on this day in history.  

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

1476  On this day in history death of galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered  

1530  Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1574  On this day in history charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50  

1624  Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies  

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  Death of Claude Adrien Helvétius, French philosopher (b. 1715) on this day in history.  

1776  Johann Gottlieb Rall, Hessian colonel/mercenary, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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  John Wilkes, English journalist/Higher/Lower house leader, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1827  Jan David Holland, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

1837  Martinus van Marum, chemist/physicist (giant salamander), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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

1862  On this day in history death of 38 Santee Sioux indians, hanged in Mankato  

1866  Samuel Ryan Curtis, Union general-major, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

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

1879  On this day in history jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies  

1887  Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

1890  Heinrich Schliemann, German archaeologist (Trojan War), dies at 86 on this day in history.  

1909  On this day in history death of frederic Remington, American artist (b. 1861)  

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

1917  On this day in history louise J Gautier, French poetess/daughter of Theophile G, dies at 71  

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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  On this day in history birth of elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess  

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.