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Famous Deaths In May - 14

Friday, 24 October 2014

0347  On May - 14 pachomius, Egyptian monastery founder/abbot (Coenobieten), dies  

0649  On this day in history theodore, Greek Pope (642-49) (excommunicated by Paul II), dies  

0964  On May - 14 john XII, [Octavianus], Pope (955-64), dies  

1470  Death of Charles VIII of Sweden (b. 1409) on this day in history.  

1565  Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reform theologist, dies on this day in history.  

1574  On this day in history death of guru Amar Das, third Sikh Guru (b. 1479)  

1608  On May - 14 death of charles III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1543)  

1610  Death of Henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of France (1572, 89-1610), murdered at 56 on May - 14.  

1643  On this day in history louis XIII, king of France (1610-43), dies at 41  

1649  On May - 14 death of friedrich Spanheim, Dutch theologian (b. 1600)  

1669  On this day in history death of georges de Scudéry, French writer (b. 1601)  

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

1726  John B Wellekens, poet/painter (Wedding Guests), dies on this day in history.  

1742  On this day in history dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop, dies at 64  

1754  Death of Pierre-Claude Nivelle de La Chaussée, French writer (b. 1692) on May - 14.  

1761  On May - 14 thomas Simpson, English mathematician (rule of Simpson), dies at 50  

1801  On May - 14 johann Ernst Altenburg, composer, dies at 66  

1818  On May - 14 death of matthew Gregory Lewis, English novelist (b. 1775)  

1820  Paul Friedrich Struck, composer, dies at 43 on May - 14.  

1832  Death of John van Speijk, Dutch heroic sailor, buried on this day in history.  

1833  Johann Wilhelm Cornelius von Konigslow, composer, dies at 88 on May - 14.  

1847  Fanny Cacilia Mendelssohn Hensel, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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

1863  On this day in history emile Racine Gauthier Prudent, composer, dies at 46  

1864  On this day in history william N Green Jr, Union brig-general, dies  

1870  On this day in history ramon Vilanova y Barrera, composer, dies at 69  

1873  On May - 14 death of gideon Brecher, Austrian physician and writer (b. 1797)  

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 May - 14.  

1889  On this day in history death of volney E. Howard, American politician (b. 1809)  

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

1904  On this day in history richard Hol, Dutch composer/organist/conductor, dies at 78  

1906  Death of Carl Schurz, German revolutionary and statesman (b. 1829) on May - 14.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 14

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1316  On May - 14 birth of charles IV, King of Bohemia (1346-78)/emperor (1355-78)  

1316  On this day in history birth of charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1378)  

1553  On May - 14 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  On May - 14 birth of peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer  

1686  Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, Prussia, inventor (thermometer) [NS=5/24] was born on this day in history.  

1699  On this day in history birth of hans Joachim von Zieten, Prussian field marshal (d. 1786)