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Famous Deaths In October - 08

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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  On this day in history 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 this day in history death of john I of Dreux, Duke of Brittany (b. 1217)  

1317  On this day in history death of fushimi, Emperor of Japan (b. 1265)  

1604  Janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], literature/politician, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1606  On this day in history jan, the Aged, count of Nassau/fathered 24, dies  

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

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

1647  On this day in history death of christian Sørensen Longomontanus, Danish astronomer (b. 1562)  

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

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  On this day in history death of jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary  

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

1683  On this day in history philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer, dies at 76  

1686  Adriaen Paets, Rotterdams regent/diplomat, dies at about 55 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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  Death of Andrew Kippis, English non-conformist clergyman (b. 1725) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1842  On this day in history christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer, dies at 68  

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 this day in history 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 People Born On This Day In History

1515  Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (d. 1578) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1621  Maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/bishop of Hildesheim was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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