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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1079  Emperor Horikawa of Japan (d. 1107) was born on this day in history.  

1518  On this day in history birth of conrad Lycosthenes, French-born German humanist and encyclopedist (d. 1561)  

1571  John Ward, composer was born on this day in history.  

1586  On this day in history birth of adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen  

1605  Cecilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore, British colonial Governor of Maryland (d. 1675) was born on August - 08.  

1617  On August - 08 birth of adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary (Bantu Dictionary)  

1646  Godfrey Kneller, German-born painter (d. 1723) was born on this day in history.  

1653  Jacques Basnage, French/Neth historian/vicar was born on August - 08.  

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Famous People Died On This Day In History

0117  Mark Ulpius Trajanus, adopted son of emperor Nerva/emperor, dies on this day in history.  

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

1445  Death of Oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer on this day in history.  

1506  Sesshu Toyo, Zen monk/painter, dies in Yamaguchi Japan at 86 on this day in history.  

1553  On this day in history death of girolamo Fracastoro, Italian physician (b. 1478)  

1555  On this day in history death of oronce Finé, French mathematician (b. 1494)  

1588  On this day in history death of alonso Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter  

1604  On this day in history death of horio Tadauji, Japanese warlord (b. 1578)  

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