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Famous Deaths In October - 08

Friday, 29 April 2016

0705  Abd al-Malik, kalief of Damascus, dies on this day in history.  

0976  Death of Jelena of Zadar, Croatian queen on this day in history.  

1094  Death of St Mark, the Evangelist, buried in San Marcos minstery in Venice on this day in history.  

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

1286  On this day in history death of john I of Dreux, Duke of Brittany (b. 1217)  

1317  On October - 08 death of fushimi, Emperor of Japan (b. 1265)  

1604  On October - 08 janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], literature/politician, dies at 58  

1606  On this day in history jan, the Aged, count of Nassau/fathered 24, dies  

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

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

1647  On this day in history 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 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 October - 08.  

1683  Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer, dies at 76 on October - 08.  

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 October - 08.  

1735  On October - 08 death of yongzheng Emperor of China (b. 1678)  

1754  Henry Fielding, English lawyer/author (Tom Jones), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1771  John E Loovens, lawyer, dies at 76 on October - 08.  

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 this day in history.  

1803  Vittoria A Alfieri, Italian earl/writer (Filippo), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1809  On this day in history death of james Elphinston, Scottish philologist (b. 1721)  

1834  Francois-Adrien Boieldieu, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1842  Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1847  On October - 08 death of rose Scott, Social Reformer  

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 this day in history.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In October - 08

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1515  Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (d. 1578) was born on October - 08.  

1585  Heinrich Schutz, composer was born on this day in history.  

1619  Philipp von Zesen, German poet/historian (Amsterdam) was born on October - 08.  

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 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)  

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