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Famous Deaths In December - 29

Monday, 30 May 2016

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

1141  Death of Yue Fei, Chinese general, executed on this day in history.  

1170  On December - 29 death of thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II  

1558  Hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31 on December - 29.  

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

1619  On December - 29 antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies  

1630  On December - 29 jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51  

1634  On December - 29 death of john Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (b. 1612)  

1661  On this day in history death of antoine Gérard de Saint-Amant, French poet (b. 1594)  

1689  Death of Olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried on this day in history.  

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

1731  On this day in history j Brook Taylor, English mathematician, dies at 46  

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

1785  On December - 29 johann Heinrich Rolle, composer, dies at 69  

1815  Saartjie Baartman, Hottentot Venus, dies in Paris on December - 29.  

1821  On this day in history 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  On December - 29 giuseppe Maria Gioacchino Cambini, composer, dies  

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

1836  Johann Baptist Schenk, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1847  On this day in history william Crotch, composer, dies at 72  

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

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

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

1891  Leopold Kronecker, German mathematician, dies at 68 on December - 29.  

1894  On December - 29 chris Rossetti, writer, dies at 64  

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 December - 29.  

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 December - 29.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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Famous Birthdays In December - 29

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1563  Francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer was born on December - 29.  

1586  On December - 29 birth of francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona  

1678  Gotthard Wagner, composer was born on this day in history.  

1709  On this day in history birth of elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great  

1721  Madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th was born on December - 29.  

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

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

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

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