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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 this day in history death of jelena of Zadar, Croatian queen  

1094  On October - 08 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  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 this day in history.  

1613  Sebastian de Covarrubias bon Horozco, lexicographer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1621  Death of Antoine de Montchrétien, French dramatist on October - 08.  

1647  Death of Christian Sørensen Longomontanus, Danish astronomer (b. 1562) on October - 08.  

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

1652  On this day in history 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  Death of Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary on October - 08.  

1680  On this day in history elisabeth, abbess, dies at 61  

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

1686  On this day in history adriaen Paets, Rotterdams regent/diplomat, dies at about 55  

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 this day in history death of yongzheng Emperor of China (b. 1678)  

1754  Henry Fielding, English lawyer/author (Tom Jones), dies at 47 on October - 08.  

1771  On this day in history john E Loovens, lawyer, dies at 76  

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  On October - 08 vittoria A Alfieri, Italian earl/writer (Filippo), dies at 54  

1809  Death of James Elphinston, Scottish philologist (b. 1721) on October - 08.  

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

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

1585  On October - 08 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 October - 08.  

1692  On October - 08 birth of antonio Palella, composer  

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