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Famous Deaths In October - 08

Monday, 30 May 2016

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

0976  On October - 08 death of jelena of Zadar, Croatian queen  

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

1253  Robert Grosseteste, English Bishop/expert (optica), dies on October - 08.  

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

1647  Death of Christian Sørensen Longomontanus, Danish astronomer (b. 1562) on October - 08.  

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

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

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

1659  Death of Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary on this day in history.  

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

1683  On October - 08 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 October - 08.  

1728  On this day in history anne Danican Philidor, French composer, dies at 47  

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

1754  On October - 08 henry Fielding, English lawyer/author (Tom Jones), dies at 47  

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

1772  On this day in history jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60  

1793  On October - 08 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  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  On this day in history francois-Adrien Boieldieu, composer, dies at 58  

1842  Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer, dies at 68 on October - 08.  

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

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

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