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Famous Deaths In December - 26

Thursday, 21 August 2014

0267  On this day in history dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies  

0268  Death of Pope Dionysius on this day in history.  

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

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  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  On this day in history death of antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (b. 1672)  

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

1740  On this day in history mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies  

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  Death of Seth Warner, American revolutionary leader (b. 1743) on this day in history.  

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

1836  On this day in history hans Georg Nageli, composer, dies at 63  

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

1861  Death of Philip St George Cocke, Confederate brig-gen, commits suicide at 52 on this day in history.  

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

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

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  On this day in history birth of guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576)  

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  On this day in history birth of charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised  

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

1660  On this day in history birth of peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised