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Famous Deaths In October - 08

Tuesday, 07 July 2015

0705  Abd al-Malik, kalief of Damascus, dies on this day in history.  

0976  Death of Jelena of Zadar, Croatian queen on this day in history.  

1094  Death of St Mark, the Evangelist, buried in San Marcos minstery in Venice on October - 08.  

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

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 October - 08.  

1604  Janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], literature/politician, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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  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 October - 08 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  On this day in history death of jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary  

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

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

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

1722  On October - 08 gerard Callenbach, Dutch admiral, dies at 80  

1728  Anne Danican Philidor, French composer, dies at 47 on October - 08.  

1735  Death of Yongzheng Emperor of China (b. 1678) on this day in history.  

1754  Henry Fielding, English lawyer/author (Tom Jones), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

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

1772  On October - 08 jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60  

1793  John Hancock, US merchant/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 56 on October - 08.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

1847  On October - 08 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  Thomas Jonathan Coffin Amory, US Union-brig-general, dies at about 34 on October - 08.  

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

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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