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Famous Deaths In October - 08

Thursday, 27 July 2017

0705  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

1604  On this day in history 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  Sebastian de Covarrubias bon Horozco, lexicographer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1621  Death of Antoine de Montchrétien, French dramatist on this day in history.  

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1647  Death of Christian Sørensen Longomontanus, Danish astronomer (b. 1562) on this day in history.  

1651  Isaac Elsevier, book publisher, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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

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 October - 08 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 this day in history 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  On this day in history henry Fielding, English lawyer/author (Tom Jones), dies at 47  

1771  On October - 08 john E Loovens, lawyer, dies at 76  

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 this day in history.  

1795  Death of Andrew Kippis, English non-conformist clergyman (b. 1725) on October - 08.  

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 October - 08.  

1834  On October - 08 francois-Adrien Boieldieu, composer, dies at 58  

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

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

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  On October - 08 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 October - 08.  

1585  On this day in history birth of heinrich Schutz, composer  

1619  Philipp von Zesen, German poet/historian (Amsterdam) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1690  Jaime de Casellas, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1697  Cornelis Consolation, Dutch portrait painter (Unseemly Love) was born on this day in history.  

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