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Famous Deaths In October - 08

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0705  On October - 08 abd al-Malik, kalief of Damascus, dies  

0976  Death of Jelena of Zadar, Croatian queen on October - 08.  

1094  On this day in history death of st Mark, the Evangelist, buried in San Marcos minstery in Venice  

1253  On this day in history robert Grosseteste, English Bishop/expert (optica), dies  

1286  On this day in history death of john I of Dreux, Duke of Brittany (b. 1217)  

1317  Death of Fushimi, Emperor of Japan (b. 1265) on this day in history.  

1604  On October - 08 janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], literature/politician, dies at 58  

1606  Jan, the Aged, count of Nassau/fathered 24, dies on October - 08.  

1613  Sebastian de Covarrubias bon Horozco, lexicographer, dies at 74 on October - 08.  

1621  Death of Antoine de Montchrétien, French dramatist on October - 08.  

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1647  Death of Christian Sørensen Longomontanus, Danish astronomer (b. 1562) on this day in history.  

1651  Isaac Elsevier, book publisher, dies at 55 on October - 08.  

1652  Death of John Greaves, English mathematician (b. 1602) on October - 08.  

1656  On October - 08 johann Georg I, ruler of Saxon (1611-56, Peace of Prague), dies at 71  

1659  On October - 08 death of jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary  

1680  Elisabeth, abbess, dies at 61 on October - 08.  

1683  On this day in history philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer, dies at 76  

1686  Adriaen Paets, Rotterdams regent/diplomat, dies at about 55 on this day in history.  

1722  Gerard Callenbach, Dutch admiral, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1728  On October - 08 anne Danican Philidor, French composer, dies at 47  

1735  On October - 08 death of yongzheng Emperor of China (b. 1678)  

1754  On this day in history henry Fielding, English lawyer/author (Tom Jones), dies at 47  

1771  On October - 08 john E Loovens, lawyer, dies at 76  

1772  Jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60 on October - 08.  

1793  On this day in history john Hancock, US merchant/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 56  

1795  On October - 08 death of andrew Kippis, English non-conformist clergyman (b. 1725)  

1803  On this day in history vittoria A Alfieri, Italian earl/writer (Filippo), dies at 54  

1809  On October - 08 death of james Elphinston, Scottish philologist (b. 1721)  

1834  Francois-Adrien Boieldieu, composer, dies at 58 on October - 08.  

1842  On this day in history christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer, dies at 68  

1847  Death of Rose Scott, Social Reformer on this day in history.  

1862  On October - 08 james Streshley Jackson, attorney/Union-brig-gen, dies in battle at 39  

1864  On October - 08 thomas Jonathan Coffin Amory, US Union-brig-general, dies at about 34  

1865  Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 08

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1515  On this day in history birth of margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (d. 1578)  

1585  On this day in history birth of heinrich Schutz, composer  

1619  On October - 08 birth of philipp von Zesen, German poet/historian (Amsterdam)  

1621  Maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/bishop of Hildesheim was born on October - 08.  

1676  On this day in history birth of benito Jerónimo Feijóo y Montenegro, Spanish scholar (d. 1764)  

1690  Jaime de Casellas, composer was born on October - 08.  

1692  On October - 08 birth of antonio Palella, composer  

1697  On October - 08 birth of cornelis Consolation, Dutch portrait painter (Unseemly Love)  

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