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Famous Deaths In January - 08

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

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  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 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  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 January - 08.  

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 January - 08.  

1567  Jacob Vaet, Flemish composer/royal chaplain master, dies at about 37 on this day in history.  

1570  Death of Philibert de l'Orme, French architect (bc. 1510) on January - 08.  

1598  On this day in history johan Georg, elector of Brandenburg (1571-91), dies at 72  

1642  On this day in history galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy  

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  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 this day in history.  

1775  On January - 08 john Baskerville, English printer/type designer, dies at 68  

1789  On January - 08 death of jack Broughton, English boxer (bc. 1703)  

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

1794  On January - 08 death of justus Möser, German statesman (b. 1720)  

1796  Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, Fren Nat Convention chairman, dies at 46 on January - 08.  

1808  On this day in history messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies  

1811  On January - 08 friedrich Nicolai, writer, dies  

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

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  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  On this day in history death of william Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (b. 1768)  

1858  Friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48 on January - 08.  

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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 January - 08 birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

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  On January - 08 birth of ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1601  On January - 08 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 January - 08.  


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