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Famous Deaths In October - 08

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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  On October - 08 death of st Mark, the Evangelist, buried in San Marcos minstery in Venice  

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 this day in history.  

1604  Janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], literature/politician, dies at 58 on October - 08.  

1606  Jan, the Aged, count of Nassau/fathered 24, dies on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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 October - 08.  

1680  Elisabeth, abbess, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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

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

1722  Gerard Callenbach, Dutch admiral, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1728  On this day in history anne Danican Philidor, French composer, dies at 47  

1735  On this day in history death of yongzheng Emperor of China (b. 1678)  

1754  Henry Fielding, English lawyer/author (Tom Jones), dies at 47 on October - 08.  

1771  John E Loovens, lawyer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1772  Jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60 on October - 08.  

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 this day in history.  

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 October - 08.  

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  On this day in history james Streshley Jackson, attorney/Union-brig-gen, dies in battle at 39  

1864  On October - 08 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

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1515  Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (d. 1578) was born on October - 08.  

1585  On October - 08 birth of heinrich Schutz, composer  

1619  On this day in history birth of philipp von Zesen, German poet/historian (Amsterdam)  

1621  On this day in history 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 October - 08.  

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

1692  On October - 08 birth of antonio Palella, composer  

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