Famous Deaths In January - 08
Friday, 20 April 2018
0482 On this day in history severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies
0624 On January - 08 abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle
1100 Death of Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on this day in history.
1107 On January - 08 death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)
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 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 On January - 08 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 On January - 08 jacob Vaet, Flemish composer/royal chaplain master, dies at about 37
1570 On this day in history death of philibert de l'Orme, French architect (bc. 1510)
1598 On this day in history johan Georg, elector of Brandenburg (1571-91), dies at 72
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 this day in history.
1711 On this day in history philips van Almonde, Zealand lt admiral, dies at 66
1713 On January - 08 arcangelo Corelli, composer/violinist (Concerti Grossi), dies at 59
1775 On January - 08 john Baskerville, English printer/type designer, dies at 68
1789 Death of Jack Broughton, English boxer (bc. 1703) on January - 08.
1790 On January - 08 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 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 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 January - 08 franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer, dies at 71
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 On this day in history friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48