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Famous Deaths In October - 08

Monday, 24 April 2017

0705  On October - 08 abd al-Malik, kalief of Damascus, dies  

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

1094  On this day in history 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  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  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  Death of Antoine de Montchrétien, French dramatist on this day in history.  


1647  Death of Christian Sørensen Longomontanus, Danish astronomer (b. 1562) on October - 08.  

1651  Isaac Elsevier, book publisher, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1652  On October - 08 death of john Greaves, English mathematician (b. 1602)  

1656  On this day in history johann Georg I, ruler of Saxon (1611-56, Peace of Prague), dies at 71  

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  On October - 08 philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer, dies at 76  

1686  Adriaen Paets, Rotterdams regent/diplomat, dies at about 55 on this day in history.  

1722  Gerard Callenbach, Dutch admiral, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

1771  On October - 08 john E Loovens, lawyer, dies at 76  

1772  On October - 08 jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60  

1793  On this day in history 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 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 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  Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst, composer, dies at 51 on October - 08.  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 08

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1515  On October - 08 birth of margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (d. 1578)  

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 this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of jaime de Casellas, composer  

1692  On this day in history birth of antonio Palella, composer  

1697  On October - 08 birth of cornelis Consolation, Dutch portrait painter (Unseemly Love)  


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