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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Saturday, 23 May 2015

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

0624  On January - 08 abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle  

1100  Death of Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on this day in history.  

1107  Death of Edgar of Scotland (b. 1074) on January - 08.  

1198  On this day in history coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies  

1324  On January - 08 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 January - 08.  

1456  On January - 08 death of st Lawrence Justinian, Italian bishop and first Patriarch of Venice (b. 1381)  

1464  On January - 08 death of thomas Ebendorfer, Austrian historian (b. 1385)  

1557  Death of Albert the Warlike, Prince of Bayreuth (b. 1522) on this day in history.  

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 January - 08.  

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

1642  On January - 08 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 this day in history 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  On this day in history arcangelo Corelli, composer/violinist (Concerti Grossi), dies at 59  

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 January - 08.  

1790  On January - 08 john Stinstra, Dutch baptist vicar, dies at 81  

1794  Death of Justus Möser, German statesman (b. 1720) on January - 08.  

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

1808  On January - 08 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 this day in history.  

1819  Christian Gottlob Saupe, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1825  Death of Eli Whitney, American inventor (b. 1765) on this day in history.  

1831  Franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

1854  On January - 08 death of william Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (b. 1768)  

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  On this day in history birth of henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

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  Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) was born on January - 08.  

1589  Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka) was born on January - 08.  

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 January - 08 birth of samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist