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Famous Deaths In December - 29

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0721  On December - 29 death of empress Gemmei of Japan (b. 661)  

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

1170  Death of Thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II on this day in history.  

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

1563  On December - 29 death of sebastian Castellio, French theologian (b. 1515)  

1619  Antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies on December - 29.  

1630  Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51 on December - 29.  

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  On December - 29 death of olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried  

1703  On December - 29 mustapha II, sultan (Turkey), dies at 39  

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

1737  Death of Joseph Saurin, French mathematician (b. 1659) on December - 29.  

1785  Johann Heinrich Rolle, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1815  On this day in history saartjie Baartman, Hottentot Venus, dies in Paris  

1821  On December - 29 jean-Baptiste Dumonceau de Bergendael, S Neth general, dies at 61  

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

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

1835  On December - 29 charles-Joseph Tolbecque, composer, dies at 29  

1836  On this day in history johann Baptist Schenk, composer, dies at 83  

1847  William Crotch, composer, dies at 72 on December - 29.  

1871  Ferdinand Marcucci, composer, dies at 71 on December - 29.  

1877  Willem Sassen, Dutch attorney general on Curacao (Affair-S), dies on this day in history.  

1890  On this day in history big Foot, Sioux indian chief, dies at Wounded Knee  

1891  Leopold Kronecker, German mathematician, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1894  Chris Rossetti, writer, dies at 64 on December - 29.  

1897  Death of William James Linton, American wood engraver and political reformer. (b. 1812) on December - 29.  

1898  Georg Goltermann, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1915  On December - 29 charles Beach Hawley, composer, dies at 57  

1916  On December - 29 death of grigori J Rasputin, Russian faith healer/intriguer, murdered at 45  

1924  Death of Carl Spitteler, Swiss writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1845) on December - 29.  

1925  Félix E Vallotton, Swiss painter/writer (Chaste Susanne), dies at 60 on December - 29.  

1926  Rainer M Rilke, Austrias songwriter/writer (Wise Queen), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1929  On this day in history death of wilhelm Maybach, German automobile designer (b. 1846)  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 29

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1563  On this day in history birth of francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer  

1586  Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona was born on December - 29.  

1678  Gotthard Wagner, composer was born on December - 29.  

1709  Elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great was born on December - 29.  

1721  On this day in history birth of madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th  

1743  Alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer was born on this day in history.  

1767  On this day in history birth of aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer  

1776  Charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric was born on December - 29.