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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Monday, 22 December 2014

0482  Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0624  On this day in history abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle  

1100  On this day in history death of antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

1107  On January - 08 death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

1198  On this day in history coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies  

1324  On this day in history marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies  

1336  Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71 on January - 08.  

1455  On this day in history laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73  

1456  On this day in history death of st Lawrence Justinian, Italian bishop and first Patriarch of Venice (b. 1381)  

1464  Death of Thomas Ebendorfer, Austrian historian (b. 1385) on this day in history.  

1557  Death of Albert the Warlike, Prince of Bayreuth (b. 1522) on this day in history.  

1567  Jacob Vaet, Flemish composer/royal chaplain master, dies at about 37 on January - 08.  

1570  Death of Philibert de l'Orme, French architect (bc. 1510) on this day in history.  

1598  On January - 08 johan Georg, elector of Brandenburg (1571-91), dies at 72  

1642  On this day in history galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy  

1651  On this day in history giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56  

1696  On this day in history michael de Ronghe, composer, dies at 75  

1707  Death of John Dalrymple, 1st Earl of Stair, Scottish politician (b. 1648) on this day in history.  

1711  On this day in history philips van Almonde, Zealand lt admiral, dies at 66  

1713  On January - 08 arcangelo Corelli, composer/violinist (Concerti Grossi), dies at 59  

1775  On January - 08 john Baskerville, English printer/type designer, dies at 68  

1789  Death of Jack Broughton, English boxer (bc. 1703) on this day in history.  

1790  John Stinstra, Dutch baptist vicar, dies at 81 on January - 08.  

1794  On January - 08 death of justus Möser, German statesman (b. 1720)  

1796  On January - 08 jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, Fren Nat Convention chairman, dies at 46  

1808  Messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies on January - 08.  

1811  On January - 08 friedrich Nicolai, writer, dies  

1815  On this day in history edward Pakenham, Engl general (Battle of New Orleans), dies in battle  

1819  On January - 08 christian Gottlob Saupe, composer, dies at 55  

1825  On this day in history death of eli Whitney, American inventor (b. 1765)  

1831  On January - 08 franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer, dies at 71  

1842  On this day in history pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71  

1854  Death of William Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (b. 1768) on January - 08.  

1858  On this day in history friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

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1081  Henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25) was born on this day in history.  

1556  On January - 08 birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

1583  On January - 08 birth of simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist  

1587  On this day in history birth of johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

1589  Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka) was born on this day in history.  

1601  Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658) was born on this day in history.  

1628  On January - 08 birth of francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

1632  Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist was born on this day in history.