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Famous Deaths In February - 24

Thursday, 24 July 2014

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

1525  On this day in history death of guillaume Gouffier, seigneur de Bonnivet, French soldier  

1563  On this day in history death of francois Guise, French general/duke, assassinated at 44  

1588  On this day in history death of johann Weyer, Dutch physician and occultist  

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  On this day in history death of matthias Weckmann, German composer (b. 1616)  

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  On this day in history antimo Liberati, composer, dies at 74  

1704  On this day in history marc-Antoine Charpentier, French composer (church music), dies  

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  Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1777  On this day in history death of king Joseph I of Portugal (b. 1714)  

1779  On this day in history death of paul Daniel Longolius, German encylopedist (b. 1704)  

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

1784  On this day in history anton Laube, composer, dies at 65  

1785  On this day in history carlo Bonaparte, Corsican attorney, dies at 39  

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  On this day in history hugo Kollataj, Polish teacher/minister, dies at 61  

1815  On this day in history robert Fulton, steamboat pioneer, dies  

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  On this day in history bernard S Ingemann, Danish author (Holger Danske), dies at 72  

1874  On this day in history anselmo Clave, composer, dies at 49  

1876  On this day in history jan Pieter Heije, Dutch physician/writer/poet, dies at 67  

1895  Ignaz Lachner, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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

1908  On this day in history anatol' Vakhnyanyn, composer, dies at 66  

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  Emperor Toba of Japan (d. 1156) was born on this day in history.  

1304  On this day in history birth of muhammad ibn Battutah, Arab travel writer (Travels in Asia & Africa)  

1304  Ibn Battuta, Arabian explorer (d. 1368) ? was born on this day in history.  

1463  On this day in history birth of giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Italy, scholar/platonist  

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)