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Famous Deaths In October - 08

Monday, 24 November 2014

0705  On October - 08 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 October - 08.  

1253  Robert Grosseteste, English Bishop/expert (optica), dies on October - 08.  

1286  Death of John I of Dreux, Duke of Brittany (b. 1217) on this day in history.  

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  On October - 08 jan, the Aged, count of Nassau/fathered 24, dies  

1613  On October - 08 sebastian de Covarrubias bon Horozco, lexicographer, dies at 74  

1621  On this day in history 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 this day in history death of john Greaves, English mathematician (b. 1602)  

1656  On October - 08 johann Georg I, ruler of Saxon (1611-56, Peace of Prague), dies at 71  

1659  Death of Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1722  On October - 08 gerard Callenbach, Dutch admiral, dies at 80  

1728  Anne Danican Philidor, French composer, dies at 47 on October - 08.  

1735  Death of Yongzheng Emperor of China (b. 1678) on October - 08.  

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  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 October - 08.  

1809  On October - 08 death of james Elphinston, Scottish philologist (b. 1721)  

1834  On this day in history francois-Adrien Boieldieu, composer, dies at 58  

1842  On this day in history christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer, dies at 68  

1847  Death of Rose Scott, Social Reformer on this day in history.  

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

1585  Heinrich Schutz, composer was born on October - 08.  

1619  On this day in history 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 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.