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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 this day in history.  

1253  Robert Grosseteste, English Bishop/expert (optica), dies on this day in history.  

1286  On October - 08 death of john I of Dreux, Duke of Brittany (b. 1217)  

1317  Death of Fushimi, Emperor of Japan (b. 1265) on October - 08.  

1604  On October - 08 janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], literature/politician, dies at 58  

1606  Jan, the Aged, count of Nassau/fathered 24, dies on October - 08.  

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

1621  On October - 08 death of antoine de Montchrétien, French dramatist  

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

1651  Isaac Elsevier, book publisher, dies at 55 on October - 08.  

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

1656  On October - 08 johann Georg I, ruler of Saxon (1611-56, Peace of Prague), dies at 71  

1659  Death of Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary on October - 08.  

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

1683  On October - 08 philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer, dies at 76  

1686  Adriaen Paets, Rotterdams regent/diplomat, dies at about 55 on October - 08.  

1722  Gerard Callenbach, Dutch admiral, dies at 80 on October - 08.  

1728  On October - 08 anne Danican Philidor, French composer, dies at 47  

1735  Death of Yongzheng Emperor of China (b. 1678) on October - 08.  

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

1771  On this day in history 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  Vittoria A Alfieri, Italian earl/writer (Filippo), dies at 54 on October - 08.  

1809  On this day in history death of james Elphinston, Scottish philologist (b. 1721)  

1834  On this day in history francois-Adrien Boieldieu, composer, dies at 58  

1842  On October - 08 christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer, dies at 68  

1847  Death of Rose Scott, Social Reformer on October - 08.  

1862  James Streshley Jackson, attorney/Union-brig-gen, dies in battle at 39 on October - 08.  

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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1515  On October - 08 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 October - 08 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  On this day in history birth of jaime de Casellas, composer  

1692  On this day in history birth of antonio Palella, composer  

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

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