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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Thursday, 27 July 2017

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

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  On this day in history death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

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

1324  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on January - 08.  

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 January - 08 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)  

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

1567  Jacob Vaet, Flemish composer/royal chaplain master, dies at about 37 on January - 08.  

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

1598  On January - 08 johan Georg, elector of Brandenburg (1571-91), dies at 72  

1642  On January - 08 galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy  

1651  On this day in history giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56  

1696  On this day in history michael de Ronghe, composer, dies at 75  

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  Arcangelo Corelli, composer/violinist (Concerti Grossi), dies at 59 on January - 08.  

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 January - 08 john Stinstra, Dutch baptist vicar, dies at 81  

1794  On this day in history death of justus Möser, German statesman (b. 1720)  

1796  On January - 08 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  Friedrich Nicolai, writer, dies on this day in history.  

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

1831  On this day in history 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  Friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48 on January - 08.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

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1081  Henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25) was born on this day in history.  

1556  On January - 08 birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

1583  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist was born on January - 08.  

1587  Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) was born on January - 08.  

1589  On January - 08 birth of ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1601  Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658) was born on January - 08.  

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

1632  On January - 08 birth of samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist  

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