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Famous Deaths In October - 08

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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 this day in history 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  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 October - 08.  

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 October - 08.  

1621  Death of Antoine de Montchrétien, French dramatist on this day in history.  

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

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

1652  On October - 08 death of john Greaves, English mathematician (b. 1602)  

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

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

1686  Adriaen Paets, Rotterdams regent/diplomat, dies at about 55 on October - 08.  

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

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  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  Jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60 on October - 08.  

1793  John Hancock, US merchant/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 56 on October - 08.  

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

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

1809  Death of James Elphinston, Scottish philologist (b. 1721) on this day in history.  

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

1842  On October - 08 christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer, dies at 68  

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  On this day in history thomas Jonathan Coffin Amory, US Union-brig-general, dies at about 34  

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  On October - 08 birth of philipp von Zesen, German poet/historian (Amsterdam)  

1621  On October - 08 birth of maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/bishop of Hildesheim  

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


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