Famous Deaths In August - 02
Wednesday, 08 December 2021
0257 On August - 02 stefanus I, bishop of Rome (254-57)/heretic fighter, dies
0640 On August - 02 severinus, Italian Pope (640), dies
0686 On August - 02 john V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies
0924 Death of Ælfweard of Wessex on August - 02.
1002 On this day in history abu Amir Mohammed ibn Abd allah ibn Mohammed ibn Abi Amir, dies at 64
1075 John VIII Xiphilinus, theologian/patriarch of Constantinople, dies on this day in history.
1100 Death of William II, [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44 on August - 02.
1222 On this day in history death of count Raymond VI of Toulouse (b. 1156)
1511 On August - 02 death of andrew Barton, Scottish naval leader
1512 On August - 02 alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher, dies at 48
1589 On this day in history death of henry III, king of Poland/France (1573-89), assassinated at 37
1600 Arent van Dorp, Dutch governor of East-Zealand, dies at about 70 on this day in history.
1611 Death of Kato Kiyomasa, Japanese warlord and samurai (b. 1562) on August - 02.
1649 On this day in history elisabeth Bas, wife of Dutch Adm Swartenhondt, dies at about 78
1655 On August - 02 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 August - 02.
1769 On August - 02 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 On this day in history thomas Gainsborough, English painter (Blue Boy), dies at 61
1792 On this day in history nathanael Gottfried Gruner, composer, dies at 60
1799 On this day in history jacques-Etienne Montgolfier, balloonist, dies at 54
1811 On August - 02 william Williams, US merchant/signer (Decl of Indep), dies at 80
1815 Death of Guillaume Marie Anne Brune, French marshal (b. 1763) on this day in history.
1823 On August - 02 death of lazare Carnot, French general, politician, and mathematician (b. 1753)
1827 On this day in history james Hewitt, composer, dies at 57
1849 Mehemet Ali, British viceroy to Egypt, dies on this day in history.
1858 On August - 02 a Emma WT von Waldeck-Pyrmont, queen/regent, dies at 76
1859 On this day in history death of horace Mann, American educator and abolitionist (b. 1796)
1869 On August - 02 death of alexandrine Tinne, Dutch explorer/photographer, murdered at 30+
1872 On August - 02 judocus Smits, Dutch RC newspaper publisher (De Tijd), dies at 59
1873 On this day in history frank Mori, composer, dies at 53
1876 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 on August - 02.
1881 Death of Marcus Andrews Hislop Clarke, author (His Natural Life) at 35 on this day in history.
1889 On this day in history death of eduardo Gutiérrez, Argentinian author (b. 1851)