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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Thursday, 08 October 2015

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  Death of Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on January - 08.  

1107  On this day in history death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

1198  Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on January - 08.  

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  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  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 this day in history.  

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  Giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1696  Michael de Ronghe, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1789  Death of Jack Broughton, English boxer (bc. 1703) on this day in history.  

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

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

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 January - 08.  

1811  On January - 08 friedrich Nicolai, writer, dies  

1815  Edward Pakenham, Engl general (Battle of New Orleans), dies in battle on January - 08.  

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

1825  Death of Eli Whitney, American inventor (b. 1765) on January - 08.  

1831  On January - 08 franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer, dies at 71  

1842  Pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1854  Death of William Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (b. 1768) on January - 08.  

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  Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born on January - 08.  

1583  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist was born on January - 08.  

1587  On January - 08 birth of johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

1589  Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  


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