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Famous Deaths In October - 08

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

0705  Abd al-Malik, kalief of Damascus, dies on October - 08.  

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

1094  Death of St Mark, the Evangelist, buried in San Marcos minstery in Venice on this day in history.  

1253  On October - 08 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 October - 08.  

1604  Janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], literature/politician, dies at 58 on October - 08.  

1606  Jan, the Aged, count of Nassau/fathered 24, dies on this day in history.  

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

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  On October - 08 isaac Elsevier, book publisher, dies at 55  

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

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

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

1680  On this day in history elisabeth, abbess, dies at 61  

1683  Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer, dies at 76 on October - 08.  

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

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

1754  Henry Fielding, English lawyer/author (Tom Jones), dies at 47 on October - 08.  

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  Death of Andrew Kippis, English non-conformist clergyman (b. 1725) on this day in history.  

1803  Vittoria A Alfieri, Italian earl/writer (Filippo), dies at 54 on October - 08.  

1809  Death of James Elphinston, Scottish philologist (b. 1721) on this day in history.  

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

1862  James Streshley Jackson, attorney/Union-brig-gen, dies in battle at 39 on this day in history.  

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

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 October - 08 birth of margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (d. 1578)  

1585  On October - 08 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 this day in history.  

1676  On October - 08 birth of benito Jerónimo Feijóo y Montenegro, Spanish scholar (d. 1764)  

1690  On October - 08 birth of jaime de Casellas, composer  

1692  Antonio Palella, composer was born on October - 08.  

1697  Cornelis Consolation, Dutch portrait painter (Unseemly Love) was born on October - 08.  

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