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Famous Deaths In February - 24

Thursday, 24 April 2014

0616  Death of King Ethelbert of Kent on this day in history.  

1525  Death of Guillaume Gouffier, seigneur de Bonnivet, French soldier on this day in history.  

1563  Death of Francois Guise, French general/duke, assassinated at 44 on this day in history.  

1588  Death of Johann Weyer, Dutch physician and occultist on this day in history.  

1642  Marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at about 66 on this day in history.  

1666  On this day in history nicholas Lanier, composer, dies at 77  

1674  Death of Matthias Weckmann, German composer (b. 1616) on this day in history.  

1685  On this day in history death of charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle, English politician and military leader (b. 1629)  

1686  On this day in history ferdinando Tacca, Italian painter/son of Pietro Tacca, dies at 66  

1692  Antimo Liberati, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1704  Marc-Antoine Charpentier, French composer (church music), dies on this day in history.  

1714  Death of Edmund Andros, English governor in North America (b. 1637) on this day in history.  

1721  On this day in history death of john Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby, English statesman and poet (b. 1648)  

1732  On this day in history death of colonel Francis Charteris, known as "The Rape-Master General". (b. 1675)  

1735  On this day in history georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer, dies at 56  

1777  Death of King Joseph I of Portugal (b. 1714) on this day in history.  

1779  Death of Paul Daniel Longolius, German encylopedist (b. 1704) on this day in history.  

1781  Death of Edward Capell, English critic (b. 1713) on this day in history.  

1784  Anton Laube, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1785  Carlo Bonaparte, Corsican attorney, dies at 39 on this day in history.  

1799  Broerius Brorius, theologist (Pensive Christian), dies at about 41 on this day in history.  

1806  John Nieuwenhuijzen, theologist (Society for General Use), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1810  Henry Cavendish, physicist/chemist, dies on this day in history.  

1812  Hugo Kollataj, Polish teacher/minister, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1815  Robert Fulton, steamboat pioneer, dies on this day in history.  

1825  On this day in history thomas Bowdler, self-appointed Shakespearean censor, dies  

1829  On this day in history auguste Chouteau, St Louis co-founder, dies  

1862  Bernard S Ingemann, Danish author (Holger Danske), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1874  Anselmo Clave, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1876  Jan Pieter Heije, Dutch physician/writer/poet, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1895  On this day in history ignaz Lachner, composer, dies at 87  

1907  Otto Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1908  Anatol' Vakhnyanyn, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1914  Death of Joshua Chamberlain, Civil War hero for the Union on Little Round Top at the Battle of Gettysburg on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1103  On this day in history birth of emperor Toba of Japan (d. 1156)  

1304  Muhammad ibn Battutah, Arab travel writer (Travels in Asia & Africa) was born on this day in history.  

1304  On this day in history birth of ibn Battuta, Arabian explorer (d. 1368) ?  

1463  Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Italy, scholar/platonist was born on this day in history.  

1500  On this day in history birth of carlos V, King of Spain (1516-56)/Holy Roman Emperor  

1501  On this day in history birth of sixt(us) Birck [Xystus Betulius], German writer (Suzanna)  

1536  On this day in history birth of clement VIII, [Ippolito Aldofireini], Fano Italy, Pope (1592-1605)  

1545  On this day in history birth of don John of Austria, Spanish military leader (d. 1578)