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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Monday, 24 November 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  Death of Edgar of Scotland (b. 1074) on this day in history.  

1198  On January - 08 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  Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on January - 08.  

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  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  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 January - 08.  

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

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

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

1707  Death of John Dalrymple, 1st Earl of Stair, Scottish politician (b. 1648) on January - 08.  

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

1713  Arcangelo Corelli, composer/violinist (Concerti Grossi), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

1775  John Baskerville, English printer/type designer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

1790  On January - 08 john Stinstra, Dutch baptist vicar, dies at 81  

1794  Death of Justus Möser, German statesman (b. 1720) on January - 08.  

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 January - 08.  

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

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

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

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

1842  Pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

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

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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 January - 08.  

1556  Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born on January - 08.  

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

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  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