Famous Deaths In January - 08
Tuesday, 25 October 2016
0482 Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on this day in history.
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 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 On January - 08 marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies
1336 On January - 08 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 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 January - 08.
1557 Death of Albert the Warlike, Prince of Bayreuth (b. 1522) on this day in history.
1567 On this day in history 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 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 On January - 08 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 this day in history.
1713 Arcangelo Corelli, composer/violinist (Concerti Grossi), dies at 59 on January - 08.
1775 On this day in history john Baskerville, English printer/type designer, dies at 68
1789 On this day in history death of jack Broughton, English boxer (bc. 1703)
1790 John Stinstra, Dutch baptist vicar, dies at 81 on this day in history.
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 On January - 08 friedrich Nicolai, writer, dies
1815 On this day in history edward Pakenham, Engl general (Battle of New Orleans), dies in battle
1819 Christian Gottlob Saupe, composer, dies at 55 on January - 08.
1825 Death of Eli Whitney, American inventor (b. 1765) on January - 08.
1831 Franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1842 Pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71 on January - 08.
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