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Famous Deaths In October - 08

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

0705  On this day in history abd al-Malik, kalief of Damascus, dies  

0976  Death of Jelena of Zadar, Croatian queen on October - 08.  

1094  On October - 08 death of st Mark, the Evangelist, buried in San Marcos minstery in Venice  

1253  On October - 08 robert Grosseteste, English Bishop/expert (optica), dies  

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 October - 08 janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], literature/politician, dies at 58  

1606  On October - 08 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.  

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

1651  On this day in history isaac Elsevier, book publisher, dies at 55  

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 October - 08.  

1659  On October - 08 death of jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary  

1680  Elisabeth, abbess, dies at 61 on October - 08.  

1683  Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer, dies at 76 on October - 08.  

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

1722  Gerard Callenbach, Dutch admiral, dies at 80 on October - 08.  

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  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  Jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1793  John Hancock, US merchant/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1795  On this day in history death of andrew Kippis, English non-conformist clergyman (b. 1725)  

1803  Vittoria A Alfieri, Italian earl/writer (Filippo), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1809  On October - 08 death of james Elphinston, Scottish philologist (b. 1721)  

1834  On October - 08 francois-Adrien Boieldieu, composer, dies at 58  

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

1847  On October - 08 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  Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

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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  Heinrich Schutz, composer was born on October - 08.  

1619  On October - 08 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  On October - 08 birth of benito Jerónimo Feijóo y Montenegro, Spanish scholar (d. 1764)  

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

1692  On this day in history birth of antonio Palella, composer  

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

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