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

1286  Death of John I of Dreux, Duke of Brittany (b. 1217) on October - 08.  

1317  Death of Fushimi, Emperor of Japan (b. 1265) on October - 08.  

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 October - 08.  

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

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1659  Death of Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary on October - 08.  

1680  On October - 08 elisabeth, abbess, dies at 61  

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

1686  On October - 08 adriaen Paets, Rotterdams regent/diplomat, dies at about 55  

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

1728  Anne Danican Philidor, French composer, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

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 October - 08 john E Loovens, lawyer, dies at 76  

1772  Jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60 on October - 08.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1864  Thomas Jonathan Coffin Amory, US Union-brig-general, dies at about 34 on October - 08.  

1865  Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst, composer, dies at 51 on October - 08.  

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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  On this day in history birth of heinrich Schutz, composer  

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  Benito Jerónimo Feijóo y Montenegro, Spanish scholar (d. 1764) was born on this day in history.  

1690  On this day in history 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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