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Famous Deaths In October - 08

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0705  Abd al-Malik, kalief of Damascus, dies on October - 08.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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

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

1621  On this day in history 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  On October - 08 death of john Greaves, English mathematician (b. 1602)  

1656  Johann Georg I, ruler of Saxon (1611-56, Peace of Prague), dies at 71 on October - 08.  

1659  On this day in history death of jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary  

1680  On October - 08 elisabeth, abbess, dies at 61  

1683  On October - 08 philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer, dies at 76  

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

1722  On October - 08 gerard Callenbach, Dutch admiral, dies at 80  

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

1771  John E Loovens, lawyer, dies at 76 on October - 08.  

1772  On this day in history jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60  

1793  John Hancock, US merchant/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 56 on October - 08.  

1795  Death of Andrew Kippis, English non-conformist clergyman (b. 1725) on this day in history.  

1803  On this day in history 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  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  On this day in history thomas Jonathan Coffin Amory, US Union-brig-general, dies at about 34  

1865  Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 08

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1515  On October - 08 birth of margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (d. 1578)  

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 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 October - 08.  

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

1697  Cornelis Consolation, Dutch portrait painter (Unseemly Love) was born on October - 08.  

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