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Famous Deaths In January - 08

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

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

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

1324  On this day in history 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  Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  


1557  Death of Albert the Warlike, Prince of Bayreuth (b. 1522) on January - 08.  

1567  Jacob Vaet, Flemish composer/royal chaplain master, dies at about 37 on this day in history.  

1570  On this day in history 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 January - 08.  

1651  Giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1696  Michael de Ronghe, composer, dies at 75 on January - 08.  

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 January - 08 john Baskerville, English printer/type designer, dies at 68  

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  Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, Fren Nat Convention chairman, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

1808  On this day in history messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies  

1811  Friedrich Nicolai, writer, dies on January - 08.  

1815  On January - 08 edward Pakenham, Engl general (Battle of New Orleans), dies in battle  

1819  On this day in history christian Gottlob Saupe, composer, dies at 55  

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

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

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  


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