Famous Deaths In October - 08
Monday, 24 November 2014
0705 On October - 08 abd al-Malik, kalief of Damascus, dies
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 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 Death of Fushimi, Emperor of Japan (b. 1265) on October - 08.
1604 Janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], literature/politician, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1606 On October - 08 jan, the Aged, count of Nassau/fathered 24, dies
1613 On October - 08 sebastian de Covarrubias bon Horozco, lexicographer, dies at 74
1621 On this day in history death of antoine de Montchrétien, French dramatist
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 On this day in history 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 On October - 08 elisabeth, abbess, dies at 61
1683 Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
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 October - 08.
1754 On October - 08 henry Fielding, English lawyer/author (Tom Jones), dies at 47
1771 On October - 08 john E Loovens, lawyer, dies at 76
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 this day in history.
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 October - 08.
1809 On October - 08 death of james Elphinston, Scottish philologist (b. 1721)
1834 On this day in history francois-Adrien Boieldieu, composer, dies at 58
1842 On this day in history christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer, dies at 68
1847 Death of Rose Scott, Social Reformer on this day in history.
1862 On this day in history james Streshley Jackson, attorney/Union-brig-gen, dies in battle at 39
1864 Thomas Jonathan Coffin Amory, US Union-brig-general, dies at about 34 on October - 08.
1865 On October - 08 heinrich Wilhelm Ernst, composer, dies at 51