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Famous Deaths In October - 08

Saturday, 27 August 2016

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

0976  On October - 08 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  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  On October - 08 death of fushimi, Emperor of Japan (b. 1265)  

1604  On this day in history janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], literature/politician, dies at 58  

1606  Jan, the Aged, count of Nassau/fathered 24, dies on October - 08.  

1613  Sebastian de Covarrubias bon Horozco, lexicographer, dies at 74 on October - 08.  

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

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

1651  Isaac Elsevier, book publisher, dies at 55 on October - 08.  

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 October - 08.  

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 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 this day in history.  

1735  On this day in history death of yongzheng Emperor of China (b. 1678)  

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 this day in history john Hancock, US merchant/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 56  

1795  On this day in history death of andrew Kippis, English non-conformist clergyman (b. 1725)  

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  Francois-Adrien Boieldieu, composer, dies at 58 on October - 08.  

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 October - 08.  

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 People Born On This Day In History

1515  Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (d. 1578) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of benito Jerónimo Feijóo y Montenegro, Spanish scholar (d. 1764)  

1690  Jaime de Casellas, composer was born on October - 08.  

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)  

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