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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

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

0624  On January - 08 abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle  

1100  Death of Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on January - 08.  

1107  Death of Edgar of Scotland (b. 1074) on January - 08.  

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

1324  On January - 08 marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies  

1336  On January - 08 giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71  

1455  Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1456  Death of St Lawrence Justinian, Italian bishop and first Patriarch of Venice (b. 1381) on this day in history.  

1464  Death of Thomas Ebendorfer, Austrian historian (b. 1385) on January - 08.  

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

1567  On this day in history jacob Vaet, Flemish composer/royal chaplain master, dies at about 37  

1570  On January - 08 death of philibert de l'Orme, French architect (bc. 1510)  

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

1642  Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy on January - 08.  

1651  Giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1696  Michael de Ronghe, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1707  On January - 08 death of john Dalrymple, 1st Earl of Stair, Scottish politician (b. 1648)  

1711  On January - 08 philips van Almonde, Zealand lt admiral, dies at 66  

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

1775  On this day in history john Baskerville, English printer/type designer, dies at 68  

1789  On January - 08 death of jack Broughton, English boxer (bc. 1703)  

1790  John Stinstra, Dutch baptist vicar, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1794  Death of Justus Möser, German statesman (b. 1720) on this day in history.  

1796  Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, Fren Nat Convention chairman, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

1808  On this day in history messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies  

1811  Friedrich Nicolai, writer, dies on January - 08.  

1815  Edward Pakenham, Engl general (Battle of New Orleans), dies in battle on this day in history.  

1819  On this day in history christian Gottlob Saupe, composer, dies at 55  

1825  Death of Eli Whitney, American inventor (b. 1765) on January - 08.  

1831  Franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer, dies at 71 on January - 08.  

1842  Pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71 on January - 08.  

1854  Death of William Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (b. 1768) on this day in history.  

1858  Friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

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1081  On this day in history birth of henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

1556  On this day in history birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

1583  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist was born on January - 08.  

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

1589  On January - 08 birth of ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1601  Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658) was born on January - 08.  

1628  On this day in history birth of francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

1632  Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist was born on January - 08.  

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