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Famous Deaths In December - 29

Friday, 12 February 2016

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

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

1170  Death of Thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II on December - 29.  

1558  Hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31 on this day in history.  

1563  On this day in history death of sebastian Castellio, French theologian (b. 1515)  

1619  Antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies on this day in history.  

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  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  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  Saartjie Baartman, Hottentot Venus, dies in Paris on this day in history.  

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  On December - 29 giuseppe Maria Gioacchino Cambini, composer, dies  

1835  On this day in history charles-Joseph Tolbecque, composer, dies at 29  

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

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

1871  Ferdinand Marcucci, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

1890  On December - 29 big Foot, Sioux indian chief, dies at Wounded Knee  

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

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

1897  On December - 29 death of william James Linton, American wood engraver and political reformer. (b. 1812)  

1898  Georg Goltermann, composer, dies at 74 on December - 29.  

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

1916  On this day in history death of grigori J Rasputin, Russian faith healer/intriguer, murdered at 45  

1924  On December - 29 death of carl Spitteler, Swiss writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1845)  

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  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 this day in history birth of gotthard Wagner, composer  

1709  Elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great was born on this day in history.  

1721  Madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th was born on this day in history.  

1743  On December - 29 birth of alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer  

1767  Aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer was born on this day in history.  

1776  On December - 29 birth of charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric  

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