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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Tuesday, 31 May 2016

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 January - 08 death of antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

1107  On January - 08 death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

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

1324  On this day in history 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  Death of St Lawrence Justinian, Italian bishop and first Patriarch of Venice (b. 1381) on January - 08.  

1464  Death of Thomas Ebendorfer, Austrian historian (b. 1385) on January - 08.  

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

1642  Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy on this day in history.  

1651  Giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56 on January - 08.  

1696  On January - 08 michael de Ronghe, composer, dies at 75  

1707  Death of John Dalrymple, 1st Earl of Stair, Scottish politician (b. 1648) on January - 08.  

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

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  John Stinstra, Dutch baptist vicar, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

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  Friedrich Nicolai, writer, dies on this day in history.  

1815  On this day in history edward Pakenham, Engl general (Battle of New Orleans), dies in battle  

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

1825  On January - 08 death of eli Whitney, American inventor (b. 1765)  

1831  Franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer, dies at 71 on January - 08.  

1842  Pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71 on January - 08.  

1854  Death of William Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (b. 1768) on this day in history.  

1858  Friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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1081  On January - 08 birth of henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

1556  On January - 08 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 January - 08.  

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

1601  On this day in history birth of baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658)  

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

1632  Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist was born on January - 08.  

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