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Famous Deaths In December - 29

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

0721  Death of Empress Gemmei of Japan (b. 661) on December - 29.  

1141  On this day in history death of yue Fei, Chinese general, executed  

1170  On this day in history death of thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II  

1558  On this day in history hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31  

1563  Death of Sebastian Castellio, French theologian (b. 1515) on December - 29.  

1619  On this day in history antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies  

1630  On this day in history jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51  

1634  Death of John Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (b. 1612) on this day in history.  

1661  Death of Antoine Gérard de Saint-Amant, French poet (b. 1594) on this day in history.  

1689  Death of Olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried on December - 29.  

1703  On this day in history mustapha II, sultan (Turkey), dies at 39  

1731  J Brook Taylor, English mathematician, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

1737  On this day in history death of joseph Saurin, French mathematician (b. 1659)  

1785  On this day in history johann Heinrich Rolle, composer, dies at 69  

1815  On December - 29 saartjie Baartman, Hottentot Venus, dies in Paris  

1821  Jean-Baptiste Dumonceau de Bergendael, S Neth general, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1822  On this day in history albert Christoph Dies, composer, dies at 67  

1825  Giuseppe Maria Gioacchino Cambini, composer, dies on December - 29.  

1835  Charles-Joseph Tolbecque, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.  

1836  Johann Baptist Schenk, composer, dies at 83 on December - 29.  

1847  William Crotch, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1871  On this day in history ferdinand Marcucci, composer, dies at 71  

1877  On December - 29 willem Sassen, Dutch attorney general on Curacao (Affair-S), dies  

1890  Big Foot, Sioux indian chief, dies at Wounded Knee on this day in history.  

1891  On December - 29 leopold Kronecker, German mathematician, dies at 68  

1894  On this day in history chris Rossetti, writer, dies at 64  

1897  On this day in history death of william James Linton, American wood engraver and political reformer. (b. 1812)  

1898  On December - 29 georg Goltermann, composer, dies at 74  

1915  On this day in history charles Beach Hawley, composer, dies at 57  

1916  Death of Grigori J Rasputin, Russian faith healer/intriguer, murdered at 45 on this day in history.  

1924  On this day in history death of carl Spitteler, Swiss writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1845)  

1925  On this day in history félix E Vallotton, Swiss painter/writer (Chaste Susanne), dies at 60  

1926  On December - 29 rainer M Rilke, Austrias songwriter/writer (Wise Queen), dies at 51  

1929  Death of Wilhelm Maybach, German automobile designer (b. 1846) on December - 29.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1563  On December - 29 birth of francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer  

1586  On this day in history birth of francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona  

1678  On December - 29 birth of gotthard Wagner, composer  

1709  On December - 29 birth of elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great  

1721  On December - 29 birth of madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th  

1743  Alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer was born on December - 29.  

1767  Aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer was born on December - 29.  

1776  Charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric was born on this day in history.