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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Monday, 29 May 2017

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

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

1100  On this day in history death of antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

1107  Death of Edgar of Scotland (b. 1074) on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71  

1455  Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1456  On this day in history death of st Lawrence Justinian, Italian bishop and first Patriarch of Venice (b. 1381)  

1464  On this day in history death of thomas Ebendorfer, Austrian historian (b. 1385)  

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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 this day in history.  

1570  Death of Philibert de l'Orme, French architect (bc. 1510) on this day in history.  

1598  Johan Georg, elector of Brandenburg (1571-91), dies at 72 on January - 08.  

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

1651  On January - 08 giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56  

1696  On this day in history michael de Ronghe, composer, dies at 75  

1707  On this day in history death of john Dalrymple, 1st Earl of Stair, Scottish politician (b. 1648)  

1711  Philips van Almonde, Zealand lt admiral, dies at 66 on January - 08.  

1713  On this day in history arcangelo Corelli, composer/violinist (Concerti Grossi), dies at 59  

1775  John Baskerville, English printer/type designer, dies at 68 on January - 08.  

1789  Death of Jack Broughton, English boxer (bc. 1703) on January - 08.  

1790  On this day in history john Stinstra, Dutch baptist vicar, dies at 81  

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

1796  Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, Fren Nat Convention chairman, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

1808  On this day in history 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 January - 08.  

1819  On this day in history christian Gottlob Saupe, composer, dies at 55  

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

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 People Born On This Day In History

1081  Henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25) was born on January - 08.  

1556  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1601  Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658) was born on this day in history.  

1628  On January - 08 birth of francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

1632  On this day in history birth of samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist  

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