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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Friday, 12 February 2016

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

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

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  Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71 on January - 08.  

1455  On this day in history laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73  

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)  

1557  Death of Albert the Warlike, Prince of Bayreuth (b. 1522) on January - 08.  

1567  On January - 08 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  Michael de Ronghe, composer, dies at 75 on January - 08.  

1707  On January - 08 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  John Baskerville, English printer/type designer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1789  Death of Jack Broughton, English boxer (bc. 1703) on this day in history.  

1790  John Stinstra, Dutch baptist vicar, dies at 81 on January - 08.  

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  On January - 08 messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies  

1811  On this day in history 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 January - 08.  

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

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

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

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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 January - 08.  

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  Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka) was born on this day in history.  

1601  On this day in history 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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