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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Thursday, 29 September 2016

0482  Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on January - 08.  

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  Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on January - 08.  

1324  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on January - 08.  

1336  Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71 on this day in history.  

1455  Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on January - 08.  

1456  On January - 08 death of st Lawrence Justinian, Italian bishop and first Patriarch of Venice (b. 1381)  

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

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1557  On this day in history death of albert the Warlike, Prince of Bayreuth (b. 1522)  

1567  Jacob Vaet, Flemish composer/royal chaplain master, dies at about 37 on this day in history.  

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

1598  Johan Georg, elector of Brandenburg (1571-91), dies at 72 on January - 08.  

1642  Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy on this day in history.  

1651  On January - 08 giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56  

1696  Michael de Ronghe, composer, dies at 75 on January - 08.  

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

1711  Philips van Almonde, Zealand lt admiral, dies at 66 on January - 08.  

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

1790  On this day in history john Stinstra, Dutch baptist vicar, dies at 81  

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

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

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

1811  On January - 08 friedrich Nicolai, writer, dies  

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

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

1825  Death of Eli Whitney, American inventor (b. 1765) on this day in history.  

1831  On this day in history franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer, dies at 71  

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

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 this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1556  Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born on this day in history.  

1583  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist was born on this day in history.  

1587  Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1632  On January - 08 birth of samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist  

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