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Famous Deaths In October - 08

Friday, 22 May 2015

0705  On this day in history abd al-Malik, kalief of Damascus, dies  

0976  On this day in history death of jelena of Zadar, Croatian queen  

1094  On October - 08 death of st Mark, the Evangelist, buried in San Marcos minstery in Venice  

1253  Robert Grosseteste, English Bishop/expert (optica), dies on this day in history.  

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  On October - 08 jan, the Aged, count of Nassau/fathered 24, dies  

1613  Sebastian de Covarrubias bon Horozco, lexicographer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1621  On this day in history death of antoine de Montchrétien, French dramatist  

1647  On October - 08 death of christian Sørensen Longomontanus, Danish astronomer (b. 1562)  

1651  On this day in history isaac Elsevier, book publisher, dies at 55  

1652  Death of John Greaves, English mathematician (b. 1602) on this day in history.  

1656  Johann Georg I, ruler of Saxon (1611-56, Peace of Prague), dies at 71 on October - 08.  

1659  Death of Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary on October - 08.  

1680  On October - 08 elisabeth, abbess, dies at 61  

1683  On October - 08 philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer, dies at 76  

1686  On October - 08 adriaen Paets, Rotterdams regent/diplomat, dies at about 55  

1722  On this day in history gerard Callenbach, Dutch admiral, dies at 80  

1728  Anne Danican Philidor, French composer, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1735  On this day in history 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  Vittoria A Alfieri, Italian earl/writer (Filippo), dies at 54 on October - 08.  

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

1834  On this day in history francois-Adrien Boieldieu, composer, dies at 58  

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

1847  Death of Rose Scott, Social Reformer on October - 08.  

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

1864  Thomas Jonathan Coffin Amory, US Union-brig-general, dies at about 34 on this day in history.  

1865  On October - 08 heinrich Wilhelm Ernst, composer, dies at 51  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1515  Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (d. 1578) was born on this day in history.  

1585  Heinrich Schutz, composer was born on this day in history.  

1619  Philipp von Zesen, German poet/historian (Amsterdam) was born on October - 08.  

1621  Maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/bishop of Hildesheim was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history birth of antonio Palella, composer  

1697  On this day in history birth of cornelis Consolation, Dutch portrait painter (Unseemly Love)