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Saturday, 26 September 2020

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Famous Birthdays In {--month--}

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1079  On this day in history birth of emperor Horikawa of Japan (d. 1107)  

1518  On August - 08 birth of conrad Lycosthenes, French-born German humanist and encyclopedist (d. 1561)  

1571  John Ward, composer was born on August - 08.  

1586  Adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen was born on this day in history.  

1605  Cecilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore, British colonial Governor of Maryland (d. 1675) was born on this day in history.  

1617  Adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary (Bantu Dictionary) was born on this day in history.  

1646  Godfrey Kneller, German-born painter (d. 1723) was born on August - 08.  

1653  Jacques Basnage, French/Neth historian/vicar was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In {--month--}

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0117  On August - 08 mark Ulpius Trajanus, adopted son of emperor Nerva/emperor, dies  

0869  Lotharius II, King of Middle-France (Lotharingen) (855-869), dies on August - 08.  

1445  On August - 08 death of oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer  

1506  On August - 08 sesshu Toyo, Zen monk/painter, dies in Yamaguchi Japan at 86  

1553  Death of Girolamo Fracastoro, Italian physician (b. 1478) on August - 08.  

1555  Death of Oronce Finé, French mathematician (b. 1494) on August - 08.  

1588  Death of Alonso Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter on August - 08.  

1604  Death of Horio Tadauji, Japanese warlord (b. 1578) on this day in history.  

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