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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1508  On December - 08 birth of gemma Frisius, [Jemme Reinersz], Frisian geographer/astronomer  

1574  Maria Anna of Bavaria, Empress consort of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1616) was born on December - 08.  

1626  On December - 08 birth of christina, queen of Sweden who abdicated after becoming Catholic  

1678  On this day in history birth of horatio Walpole, 1st Baron Walpole of Wolterton, English diplomat (d. 1757)  

1699  Maria Josepha of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1757) was born on December - 08.  

1704  Anton de Haen, medical expert (Ratio Medendi) was born on this day in history.  

1708  On December - 08 birth of francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765)  

1715  John Althuysen, Frisian vicar/poet (Frisianche rymlery) was born on this day in history.  


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Famous People Died On This Day In History

0644  Death of Omar I, 2nd kalief of Islam, murdered on this day in history.  

0899  On December - 08 arnulf of Carinthia, last emperor of Austria-France, dies  

1292  John Peckham, English archbishop of Canterbury, dies at 62 on December - 08.  

1587  Death of Mary, Queen of Scots (1560-1587), executed on December - 08.  

1596  On December - 08 death of luis de Carabajal, 1st Jewish author in America, executed in Mexico  

1626  Death of John Davies, English poet (b. 1569) on this day in history.  

1632  Death of Philippe van Lansberge, Flemish astronomer (b. 1561) on December - 08.  

1643  On this day in history john Pym, English House of Commons member, dies at about 59  

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