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Famous Deaths In May - 14

Saturday, 22 November 2014

0347  Pachomius, Egyptian monastery founder/abbot (Coenobieten), dies on May - 14.  

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  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 May - 14.  

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

1610  Death of Henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of France (1572, 89-1610), murdered at 56 on this day in history.  

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  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  On this day in history john B Wellekens, poet/painter (Wedding Guests), dies  

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

1754  On May - 14 death of pierre-Claude Nivelle de La Chaussée, French writer (b. 1692)  

1761  Thomas Simpson, English mathematician (rule of Simpson), dies at 50 on May - 14.  

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

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

1820  On this day in history paul Friedrich Struck, composer, dies at 43  

1832  On May - 14 death of john van Speijk, Dutch heroic sailor, buried  

1833  Johann Wilhelm Cornelius von Konigslow, composer, dies at 88 on this day in history.  

1847  On May - 14 fanny Cacilia Mendelssohn Hensel, composer, dies at 41  

1860  Death of Ludwig Bechstein, German writer (b. 1801) on this day in history.  

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

1864  William N Green Jr, Union brig-general, dies on May - 14.  

1870  On May - 14 ramon Vilanova y Barrera, composer, dies at 69  

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

1877  On May - 14 john Roberts, composer, dies at 54  

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

1887  Death of Lysander Spooner, American philosopher (b. 1808) on May - 14.  

1889  On May - 14 death of volney E. Howard, American politician (b. 1809)  

1893  Earnest E Kummer, German mathematician (surface of Kummer), dies at 83 on May - 14.  

1904  Richard Hol, Dutch composer/organist/conductor, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

1906  On this day in history 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  Charles IV, King of Bohemia (1346-78)/emperor (1355-78) was born on this day in history.  

1316  On this day in history 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  On May - 14 birth of johann Philipp Fortsch, composer  

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

1679  Peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer was born on this day in history.  

1686  On this day in history birth of daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, Prussia, inventor (thermometer) [NS=5/24]  

1699  Hans Joachim von Zieten, Prussian field marshal (d. 1786) was born on this day in history.