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Famous Deaths In October - 08

Monday, 26 January 2015

0705  Abd al-Malik, kalief of Damascus, dies on October - 08.  

0976  On October - 08 death of jelena of Zadar, Croatian queen  

1094  On this day in history death of st Mark, the Evangelist, buried in San Marcos minstery in Venice  

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

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

1317  On this day in history death of fushimi, Emperor of Japan (b. 1265)  

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  On October - 08 sebastian de Covarrubias bon Horozco, lexicographer, dies at 74  

1621  On October - 08 death of antoine de Montchrétien, French dramatist  

1647  On October - 08 death of christian Sørensen Longomontanus, Danish astronomer (b. 1562)  

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

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 this day in history.  

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 October - 08.  

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

1772  Jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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  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 October - 08.  

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 this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

1585  On October - 08 birth of heinrich Schutz, composer  

1619  On October - 08 birth of philipp von Zesen, German poet/historian (Amsterdam)  

1621  Maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/bishop of Hildesheim was born on October - 08.  

1676  Benito Jerónimo Feijóo y Montenegro, Spanish scholar (d. 1764) was born on October - 08.  

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 this day in history birth of cornelis Consolation, Dutch portrait painter (Unseemly Love)