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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Friday, 25 April 2014

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

0624  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1324  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on this day in history.  

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

1570  On this day in history death of philibert de l'Orme, French architect (bc. 1510)  

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  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  On this day in history philips van Almonde, Zealand lt admiral, dies at 66  

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  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  On this day in history jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, Fren Nat Convention chairman, dies at 46  

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

1858  On this day in history friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48  

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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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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