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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

0482  On this day in history severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  

0624  Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on January - 08.  

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

1107  Death of Edgar of Scotland (b. 1074) on this day in history.  

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

1464  On January - 08 death of thomas Ebendorfer, Austrian historian (b. 1385)  

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1557  On January - 08 death of albert the Warlike, Prince of Bayreuth (b. 1522)  

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

1570  Death of Philibert de l'Orme, French architect (bc. 1510) on January - 08.  

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  On January - 08 giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56  

1696  On January - 08 michael de Ronghe, composer, dies at 75  

1707  On this day in history death of john Dalrymple, 1st Earl of Stair, Scottish politician (b. 1648)  

1711  Philips van Almonde, Zealand lt admiral, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1713  Arcangelo Corelli, composer/violinist (Concerti Grossi), dies at 59 on January - 08.  

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

1789  On this day in history death of jack Broughton, English boxer (bc. 1703)  

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

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

1796  Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, Fren Nat Convention chairman, dies at 46 on January - 08.  

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

1811  On this day in history friedrich Nicolai, writer, dies  

1815  On January - 08 edward Pakenham, Engl general (Battle of New Orleans), dies in battle  

1819  Christian Gottlob Saupe, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1825  On January - 08 death of eli Whitney, American inventor (b. 1765)  

1831  Franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1842  On January - 08 pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71  

1854  On January - 08 death of william Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (b. 1768)  

1858  Friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48 on January - 08.  

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1081  On January - 08 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 this day in history.  

1587  Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) was born on January - 08.  

1589  Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka) was born on January - 08.  

1601  On January - 08 birth of baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658)  

1628  Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier was born on this day in history.  

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

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