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Famous Birthdays In {--month--}

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1201  Arnold Fitz Thedmar, English chronicler (d. 1274) was born on this day in history.  

1593  Izaak Walton, England, biographer/fisherman/writer (Compleat Angler) was born on this day in history.  

1611  On this day in history birth of henry earl of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/governor of Hulst Neth  

1631  On this day in history birth of john Dryden, English poet/playwright (Heroic Stanzas) [NS=Aug 19]  

1648  Johann Michael Bach, German composer (d. 1694) was born on August - 09.  

1653  John Oldham, English poet (d. 1683) was born on August - 09.  

1669  Eudoxia Lopukhina, Tsarina of Russia (d. 1731) was born on August - 09.  

1674  František Maxmilián Kaňka, Czech architect (d. 1766) was born on August - 09.  

Famous Deaths In {--month--}

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0117  On this day in history death of mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117)  

0378  Flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in battle at 50 on August - 09.  

0803  On this day in history irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies  

1048  On this day in history pope Damasus II [Poppo] dies in Rome, after reigning for only 23 days  

1107  Death of Emperor Horikawa of Japan (b. 1079) on August - 09.  

1173  On this day in history death of najm ad-Din Ayyub, father of Saladin  

1250  Death of King Eric IV of Denmark (b. 1216) on August - 09.  

1420  On this day in history pierre d'ailly/Peter de Alliaco, French theologist/cardinal, dies  

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