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Famous Deaths In October - 08

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0705  On October - 08 abd al-Malik, kalief of Damascus, dies  

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

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  Jan, the Aged, count of Nassau/fathered 24, dies on October - 08.  

1613  Sebastian de Covarrubias bon Horozco, lexicographer, dies at 74 on October - 08.  

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  Isaac Elsevier, book publisher, dies at 55 on October - 08.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1683  Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1686  On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.  

1793  On October - 08 john Hancock, US merchant/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 56  

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  Death of James Elphinston, Scottish philologist (b. 1721) on October - 08.  

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

1842  Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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 October - 08.  

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

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1515  On October - 08 birth of margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (d. 1578)  

1585  Heinrich Schutz, composer was born on October - 08.  

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  Benito Jerónimo Feijóo y Montenegro, Spanish scholar (d. 1764) was born on October - 08.  

1690  Jaime de Casellas, composer was born on October - 08.  

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

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