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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Sunday, 29 March 2015

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

0624  On January - 08 abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle  

1100  Death of Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on January - 08.  

1107  Death of Edgar of Scotland (b. 1074) on this day in history.  

1198  On January - 08 coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies  

1324  On January - 08 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  On January - 08 laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73  

1456  On this day in history death of st Lawrence Justinian, Italian bishop and first Patriarch of Venice (b. 1381)  

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

1557  Death of Albert the Warlike, Prince of Bayreuth (b. 1522) on this day in history.  

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 January - 08.  

1598  Johan Georg, elector of Brandenburg (1571-91), dies at 72 on January - 08.  

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  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 January - 08.  

1713  On this day in history arcangelo Corelli, composer/violinist (Concerti Grossi), dies at 59  

1775  On this day in history john Baskerville, English printer/type designer, dies at 68  

1789  Death of Jack Broughton, English boxer (bc. 1703) on January - 08.  

1790  On January - 08 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 January - 08.  

1808  On January - 08 messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies  

1811  On this day in history friedrich Nicolai, writer, dies  

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

1819  Christian Gottlob Saupe, composer, dies at 55 on January - 08.  

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

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

1842  On January - 08 pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71  

1854  On January - 08 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 Birthdays In January - 08

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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  On January - 08 birth of simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist  

1587  On this day in history birth of johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

1589  Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka) was born on January - 08.  

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

1628  Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier was born on January - 08.  

1632  On this day in history birth of samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist