Famous Deaths In August - 02
Thursday, 21 February 2019
0257 Stefanus I, bishop of Rome (254-57)/heretic fighter, dies on August - 02.
0640 On this day in history severinus, Italian Pope (640), dies
0686 On this day in history john V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies
0924 On August - 02 death of Ælfweard of Wessex
1002 Abu Amir Mohammed ibn Abd allah ibn Mohammed ibn Abi Amir, dies at 64 on August - 02.
1075 On August - 02 john VIII Xiphilinus, theologian/patriarch of Constantinople, dies
1100 Death of William II, [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44 on this day in history.
1222 On this day in history death of count Raymond VI of Toulouse (b. 1156)
1511 On this day in history death of andrew Barton, Scottish naval leader
1512 Alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher, dies at 48 on August - 02.
1589 Death of Henry III, king of Poland/France (1573-89), assassinated at 37 on this day in history.
1600 On this day in history arent van Dorp, Dutch governor of East-Zealand, dies at about 70
1611 On August - 02 death of kato Kiyomasa, Japanese warlord and samurai (b. 1562)
1649 On August - 02 elisabeth Bas, wife of Dutch Adm Swartenhondt, dies at about 78
1655 On this day in history alfonso de la Cueva, Spanish marquis of Bedmar/diplomat, dies at 83
1696 Death of Robert Campbell of Glenlyon, Scottish military commander (b. 1630) on this day in history.
1769 On this day in history death of daniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea, English politician (b. 1689)
1776 Death of Louis François I, Prince of Conti, French military leader (b. 1717) on August - 02.
1788 Thomas Gainsborough, English painter (Blue Boy), dies at 61 on this day in history.
1792 On this day in history nathanael Gottfried Gruner, composer, dies at 60
1799 Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier, balloonist, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1811 William Williams, US merchant/signer (Decl of Indep), dies at 80 on August - 02.
1815 On this day in history death of guillaume Marie Anne Brune, French marshal (b. 1763)
1823 Death of Lazare Carnot, French general, politician, and mathematician (b. 1753) on August - 02.
1827 James Hewitt, composer, dies at 57 on August - 02.
1849 On this day in history mehemet Ali, British viceroy to Egypt, dies
1858 On August - 02 a Emma WT von Waldeck-Pyrmont, queen/regent, dies at 76
1859 Death of Horace Mann, American educator and abolitionist (b. 1796) on August - 02.
1869 On August - 02 death of alexandrine Tinne, Dutch explorer/photographer, murdered at 30+
1872 On this day in history judocus Smits, Dutch RC newspaper publisher (De Tijd), dies at 59
1873 On August - 02 frank Mori, composer, dies at 53
1876 On this day in history death of wild Bill Hickok, shot dead (from behind) by Jack McCall while playing poker. He held a pair of Aces & a pair of 8's
1881 On August - 02 death of marcus Andrews Hislop Clarke, author (His Natural Life) at 35
1889 Death of Eduardo Gutiérrez, Argentinian author (b. 1851) on August - 02.