Famous Deaths In October - 08
Tuesday, 04 August 2015
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 this day in history.
1253 Robert Grosseteste, English Bishop/expert (optica), dies on this day in history.
1286 On October - 08 death of john I of Dreux, Duke of Brittany (b. 1217)
1317 Death of Fushimi, Emperor of Japan (b. 1265) on October - 08.
1604 On October - 08 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 On this day in history sebastian de Covarrubias bon Horozco, lexicographer, dies at 74
1621 On October - 08 death of antoine de Montchrétien, French dramatist
1647 Death of Christian Sørensen Longomontanus, Danish astronomer (b. 1562) on October - 08.
1651 Isaac Elsevier, book publisher, dies at 55 on October - 08.
1652 Death of John Greaves, English mathematician (b. 1602) on October - 08.
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 October - 08.
1680 On this day in history elisabeth, abbess, dies at 61
1683 On October - 08 philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer, dies at 76
1686 Adriaen Paets, Rotterdams regent/diplomat, dies at about 55 on October - 08.
1722 Gerard Callenbach, Dutch admiral, dies at 80 on October - 08.
1728 On October - 08 anne Danican Philidor, French composer, dies at 47
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 this day in history 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 On this day in history death of andrew Kippis, English non-conformist clergyman (b. 1725)
1803 Vittoria A Alfieri, Italian earl/writer (Filippo), dies at 54 on October - 08.
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 On October - 08 christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer, dies at 68
1847 Death of Rose Scott, Social Reformer on October - 08.
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 this day in history.