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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Monday, 27 April 2015

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

0624  Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1100  On January - 08 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 January - 08.  

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 January - 08 laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73  

1456  Death of St Lawrence Justinian, Italian bishop and first Patriarch of Venice (b. 1381) on this day in history.  

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

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  On January - 08 death of philibert de l'Orme, French architect (bc. 1510)  

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  On January - 08 giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56  

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  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 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  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  On January - 08 christian Gottlob Saupe, composer, dies at 55  

1825  On this day in history death of eli Whitney, American inventor (b. 1765)  

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

1842  On January - 08 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 January - 08.  

1858  On January - 08 friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48  

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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 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  On this day in history birth of johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

1589  On this day in history 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 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