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Famous Deaths In January - 08

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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  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  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  On this day in history laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73  

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  On January - 08 death of albert the Warlike, Prince of Bayreuth (b. 1522)  

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 this day in history.  

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 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 January - 08.  

1713  On January - 08 arcangelo Corelli, composer/violinist (Concerti Grossi), dies at 59  

1775  John Baskerville, English printer/type designer, dies at 68 on January - 08.  

1789  Death of Jack Broughton, English boxer (bc. 1703) on this day in history.  

1790  On this day in history john Stinstra, Dutch baptist vicar, dies at 81  

1794  On January - 08 death of justus Möser, German statesman (b. 1720)  

1796  Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, Fren Nat Convention chairman, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

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

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

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  Death of Eli Whitney, American inventor (b. 1765) on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of william Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (b. 1768)  

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

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1556  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1601  On January - 08 birth of baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658)  

1628  Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier was born on this day in history.  

1632  Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist was born on this day in history.