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Famous Deaths In January - 08

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0482  On January - 08 severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  

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 January - 08.  

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  On this day in history 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  On January - 08 jacob Vaet, Flemish composer/royal chaplain master, dies at about 37  

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

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 this day in history.  

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  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 January - 08.  

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

1789  On this day in history death of jack Broughton, English boxer (bc. 1703)  

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 January - 08.  

1808  Messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies on January - 08.  

1811  Friedrich Nicolai, writer, dies on January - 08.  

1815  Edward Pakenham, Engl general (Battle of New Orleans), dies in battle on this day in history.  

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

1825  On January - 08 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  On January - 08 friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48  

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

1556  On January - 08 birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

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

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  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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