Famous Deaths In January - 08
Wednesday, 04 May 2016
0482 Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on January - 08.
0624 Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on this day in history.
1100 On January - 08 death of antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)
1107 Death of Edgar of Scotland (b. 1074) on this day in history.
1198 On this day in history coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies
1324 Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on this day in history.
1336 On January - 08 giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71
1455 On January - 08 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 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 Jacob Vaet, Flemish composer/royal chaplain master, dies at about 37 on January - 08.
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 Giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56 on January - 08.
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 January - 08.
1711 On January - 08 philips van Almonde, Zealand lt admiral, dies at 66
1713 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1811 Friedrich Nicolai, writer, dies on January - 08.
1815 Edward Pakenham, Engl general (Battle of New Orleans), dies in battle on January - 08.
1819 On January - 08 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 January - 08 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 On this day in history friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48