Famous Deaths In October - 08
Sunday, 26 June 2016
0705 Abd al-Malik, kalief of Damascus, dies on this day in history.
0976 On October - 08 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 Death of John I of Dreux, Duke of Brittany (b. 1217) on this day in history.
1317 On October - 08 death of fushimi, Emperor of Japan (b. 1265)
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 October - 08.
1621 On this day in history death of antoine de Montchrétien, French dramatist
1647 Death of Christian Sørensen Longomontanus, Danish astronomer (b. 1562) on this day in history.
1651 On October - 08 isaac Elsevier, book publisher, dies at 55
1652 On October - 08 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 this day in history.
1680 Elisabeth, abbess, dies at 61 on October - 08.
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 On this day in history henry Fielding, English lawyer/author (Tom Jones), dies at 47
1771 John E Loovens, lawyer, dies at 76 on October - 08.
1772 On October - 08 jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60
1793 On October - 08 john Hancock, US merchant/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 56
1795 Death of Andrew Kippis, English non-conformist clergyman (b. 1725) on October - 08.
1803 On October - 08 vittoria A Alfieri, Italian earl/writer (Filippo), dies at 54
1809 Death of James Elphinston, Scottish philologist (b. 1721) on this day in history.
1834 Francois-Adrien Boieldieu, composer, dies at 58 on October - 08.
1842 Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer, dies at 68 on October - 08.
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 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