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Famous Deaths In October - 08

Sunday, 25 September 2016

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

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 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 this day in history.  

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

1621  Death of Antoine de Montchrétien, French dramatist on October - 08.  

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

1659  On October - 08 death of jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary  

1680  Elisabeth, abbess, dies at 61 on October - 08.  

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

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

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 this day in history 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 October - 08 vittoria A Alfieri, Italian earl/writer (Filippo), dies at 54  

1809  On October - 08 death of james Elphinston, Scottish philologist (b. 1721)  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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 October - 08.  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 08

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

1585  On October - 08 birth of heinrich Schutz, composer  

1619  Philipp von Zesen, German poet/historian (Amsterdam) was born on October - 08.  

1621  On October - 08 birth of maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/bishop of Hildesheim  

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 October - 08.  

1692  Antonio Palella, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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