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Famous Deaths In January - 08

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

0624  Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1100  Death of Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on this day in history.  

1107  On this day in history death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

1198  On January - 08 coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies  

1324  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on this day in history.  

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

1455  On January - 08 laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73  

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

1464  On this day in history death of thomas Ebendorfer, Austrian historian (b. 1385)  

1557  On January - 08 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  On this day in history death of philibert de l'Orme, French architect (bc. 1510)  

1598  Johan Georg, elector of Brandenburg (1571-91), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

1651  Giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56 on January - 08.  

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

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 this day in history 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 this day in history 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  Messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies on January - 08.  

1811  Friedrich Nicolai, writer, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1854  On this day in history death of william Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (b. 1768)  

1858  On January - 08 friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1081  On January - 08 birth of henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

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  On January - 08 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  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