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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Saturday, 20 September 2014

0482  On this day in history severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  

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

1198  Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1464  Death of Thomas Ebendorfer, Austrian historian (b. 1385) on this day in history.  

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

1567  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

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

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

1775  On this day in history john Baskerville, English printer/type designer, dies at 68  

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

1790  John Stinstra, Dutch baptist vicar, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

1796  On this day in history jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, Fren Nat Convention chairman, dies at 46  

1808  Messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1842  On this day in history pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71  

1854  Death of William Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (b. 1768) on this day in history.  

1858  Friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

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  On this day in history birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

1583  On this day in history birth of simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist  

1587  On this day in history birth of johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

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  On this day in history birth of samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist