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Famous Deaths In October - 08

Sunday, 20 April 2014

0705  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1253  On this day in history robert Grosseteste, English Bishop/expert (optica), dies  

1286  On this day in history 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  Sebastian de Covarrubias bon Horozco, lexicographer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1683  Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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

1722  Gerard Callenbach, Dutch admiral, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1728  On this day in history anne Danican Philidor, French composer, dies at 47  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1809  On this day in history death of james Elphinston, Scottish philologist (b. 1721)  

1834  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1862  James Streshley Jackson, attorney/Union-brig-gen, dies in battle at 39 on this day in history.  

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  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  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 this day in history.  

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

1697  Cornelis Consolation, Dutch portrait painter (Unseemly Love) was born on this day in history.