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Famous Deaths In October - 08

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0705  Abd al-Malik, kalief of Damascus, dies on this day in history.  

0976  On October - 08 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  On October - 08 death of fushimi, Emperor of Japan (b. 1265)  

1604  On this day in history janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], literature/politician, dies at 58  

1606  Jan, the Aged, count of Nassau/fathered 24, dies on October - 08.  

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

1621  On this day in history death of antoine de Montchrétien, French dramatist  

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1647  Death of Christian Sørensen Longomontanus, Danish astronomer (b. 1562) on this day in history.  

1651  On October - 08 isaac Elsevier, book publisher, dies at 55  

1652  On October - 08 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  Elisabeth, abbess, dies at 61 on October - 08.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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 October - 08.  

1772  On October - 08 jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60  

1793  On October - 08 john Hancock, US merchant/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 56  

1795  Death of Andrew Kippis, English non-conformist clergyman (b. 1725) on October - 08.  

1803  On October - 08 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  Francois-Adrien Boieldieu, composer, dies at 58 on October - 08.  

1842  Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer, dies at 68 on October - 08.  

1847  On this day in history 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  On October - 08 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  On this day in history birth of margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (d. 1578)  

1585  Heinrich Schutz, composer was born on this day in history.  

1619  Philipp von Zesen, German poet/historian (Amsterdam) was born on this day in history.  

1621  On October - 08 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  On October - 08 birth of jaime de Casellas, composer  

1692  Antonio Palella, composer was born on this day in history.  

1697  On October - 08 birth of cornelis Consolation, Dutch portrait painter (Unseemly Love)  

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