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Famous Deaths In May - 14

Thursday, 26 May 2016

0347  Pachomius, Egyptian monastery founder/abbot (Coenobieten), dies on this day in history.  

0649  Theodore, Greek Pope (642-49) (excommunicated by Paul II), dies on this day in history.  

0964  John XII, [Octavianus], Pope (955-64), dies on this day in history.  

1470  On this day in history death of charles VIII of Sweden (b. 1409)  

1565  On this day in history nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reform theologist, dies  

1574  Death of Guru Amar Das, third Sikh Guru (b. 1479) on this day in history.  

1608  Death of Charles III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1543) on May - 14.  

1610  On May - 14 death of henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of France (1572, 89-1610), murdered at 56  

1643  On May - 14 louis XIII, king of France (1610-43), dies at 41  

1649  Death of Friedrich Spanheim, Dutch theologian (b. 1600) on May - 14.  

1669  Death of Georges de Scudéry, French writer (b. 1601) on this day in history.  

1688  On May - 14 death of antoine Furetière, French writer (b. 1619)  

1726  John B Wellekens, poet/painter (Wedding Guests), dies on May - 14.  

1742  Dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1754  On this day in history death of pierre-Claude Nivelle de La Chaussée, French writer (b. 1692)  

1761  Thomas Simpson, English mathematician (rule of Simpson), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1801  On this day in history johann Ernst Altenburg, composer, dies at 66  

1818  On this day in history death of matthew Gregory Lewis, English novelist (b. 1775)  

1820  Paul Friedrich Struck, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

1832  Death of John van Speijk, Dutch heroic sailor, buried on May - 14.  

1833  On this day in history johann Wilhelm Cornelius von Konigslow, composer, dies at 88  

1847  Fanny Cacilia Mendelssohn Hensel, composer, dies at 41 on May - 14.  

1860  On May - 14 death of ludwig Bechstein, German writer (b. 1801)  

1863  On May - 14 emile Racine Gauthier Prudent, composer, dies at 46  

1864  William N Green Jr, Union brig-general, dies on this day in history.  

1870  Ramon Vilanova y Barrera, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1873  Death of Gideon Brecher, Austrian physician and writer (b. 1797) on May - 14.  

1877  John Roberts, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1878  On May - 14 death of ookubo Toshimichi, Japanese statesman, samurai, and one of the three great nobles who led the Meiji Restoration (b. 1830)  

1887  Death of Lysander Spooner, American philosopher (b. 1808) on this day in history.  

1889  Death of Volney E. Howard, American politician (b. 1809) on this day in history.  

1893  Earnest E Kummer, German mathematician (surface of Kummer), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1904  Richard Hol, Dutch composer/organist/conductor, dies at 78 on May - 14.  

1906  On May - 14 death of carl Schurz, German revolutionary and statesman (b. 1829)  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1316  On this day in history birth of charles IV, King of Bohemia (1346-78)/emperor (1355-78)  

1316  On May - 14 birth of charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1378)  

1553  On this day in history birth of margaret of Valois, wife of Henry IV (d. 1615)  

1652  Johann Philipp Fortsch, composer was born on May - 14.  

1666  On May - 14 birth of victor Amadeus II of Sardinia (d. 1732)  

1679  Peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer was born on May - 14.  

1686  On May - 14 birth of daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, Prussia, inventor (thermometer) [NS=5/24]  

1699  On May - 14 birth of hans Joachim von Zieten, Prussian field marshal (d. 1786)  

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