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Famous Deaths In October - 08

Sunday, 31 August 2014

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 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  Death of John I of Dreux, Duke of Brittany (b. 1217) on this day in history.  

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

1604  On this day in history janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], literature/politician, dies at 58  

1606  On this day in history jan, the Aged, count of Nassau/fathered 24, dies  

1613  On this day in history sebastian de Covarrubias bon Horozco, lexicographer, dies at 74  

1621  Death of Antoine de Montchrétien, French dramatist on this day in history.  

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

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

1652  On this day in history death of john Greaves, English mathematician (b. 1602)  

1656  On this day in history johann Georg I, ruler of Saxon (1611-56, Peace of Prague), dies at 71  

1659  On this day in history death of jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary  

1680  Elisabeth, abbess, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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  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  Death of Yongzheng Emperor of China (b. 1678) on this day in history.  

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

1771  John E Loovens, lawyer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1772  Jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1793  John Hancock, US merchant/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1795  On this day in history 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 this day in history death of james Elphinston, Scottish philologist (b. 1721)  

1834  Francois-Adrien Boieldieu, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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

1847  On this day in history death of rose Scott, Social Reformer  

1862  On this day in history james Streshley Jackson, attorney/Union-brig-gen, dies in battle at 39  

1864  On this day in history thomas Jonathan Coffin Amory, US Union-brig-general, dies at about 34  

1865  On this day in history heinrich Wilhelm Ernst, composer, dies at 51  

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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 this day in history birth of philipp von Zesen, German poet/historian (Amsterdam)  

1621  On this day in history birth of maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/bishop of Hildesheim  

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 this day in history.  

1692  Antonio Palella, composer was born on this day in history.  

1697  Cornelis Consolation, Dutch portrait painter (Unseemly Love) was born on this day in history.