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Famous Deaths In January - 08

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

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

1324  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on this day in history.  

1336  On January - 08 giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71  

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  Death of Thomas Ebendorfer, Austrian historian (b. 1385) on this day in history.  

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  Death of Philibert de l'Orme, French architect (bc. 1510) on January - 08.  

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

1642  Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy on January - 08.  

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

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 January - 08.  

1711  On January - 08 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  On January - 08 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  On January - 08 jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, Fren Nat Convention chairman, dies at 46  

1808  Messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies on this day in history.  

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

1815  Edward Pakenham, Engl general (Battle of New Orleans), dies in battle on January - 08.  

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

1858  On this day in history friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48  

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

1556  Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born on January - 08.  

1583  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist was born on this day in history.  

1587  On January - 08 birth of johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

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

1601  On January - 08 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 this day in history.  

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