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Famous Birthdays In {--month--}

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1508  On this day in history birth of gemma Frisius, [Jemme Reinersz], Frisian geographer/astronomer  

1574  On December - 08 birth of maria Anna of Bavaria, Empress consort of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1616)  

1626  On this day in history birth of christina, queen of Sweden who abdicated after becoming Catholic  

1678  Horatio Walpole, 1st Baron Walpole of Wolterton, English diplomat (d. 1757) was born on this day in history.  

1699  On December - 08 birth of maria Josepha of Austria, queen of Poland (d. 1757)  

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

1708  Francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765) was born on this day in history.  

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

Famous Deaths In {--month--}

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0644  Death of Omar I, 2nd kalief of Islam, murdered on December - 08.  

0899  Arnulf of Carinthia, last emperor of Austria-France, dies on December - 08.  

1292  On December - 08 john Peckham, English archbishop of Canterbury, dies at 62  

1587  On December - 08 death of mary, Queen of Scots (1560-1587), executed  

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

1626  On December - 08 death of john Davies, English poet (b. 1569)  

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

1643  John Pym, English House of Commons member, dies at about 59 on this day in history.  

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