Famous Deaths In August - 08
Friday, 20 September 2019
0117 On August - 08 mark Ulpius Trajanus, adopted son of emperor Nerva/emperor, dies
0869 On this day in history lotharius II, King of Middle-France (Lotharingen) (855-869), dies
1445 Death of Oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer on August - 08.
1506 On August - 08 sesshu Toyo, Zen monk/painter, dies in Yamaguchi Japan at 86
1553 On this day in history death of girolamo Fracastoro, Italian physician (b. 1478)
1555 Death of Oronce FinĂ©, French mathematician (b. 1494) on August - 08.
1588 Death of Alonso SĂˇnchez Coello, Spanish painter on this day in history.
1604 Death of Horio Tadauji, Japanese warlord (b. 1578) on this day in history.
1616 On this day in history death of cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68
1631 Death of Konstantinas Sirvydas, Lithuanian lexicographer (b. 1579) on this day in history.
1684 On this day in history death of george Booth, 1st Baron Delamer (b. 1622)
1685 Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1694 Antoine Arnauld [le grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theology, dies at 82 on August - 08.
1700 On August - 08 matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer, dies at 40
1705 On this day in history death of willem Roukens, mayor (Nimegen ort Nimeguen), beheaded
1747 On this day in history death of madeleine de VerchĂ¨res, New France heroine (b. 1678)
1759 On this day in history karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55
1788 Louis FAD Duke the Richelieu, French marshal, dies at 92 on August - 08.
1816 On this day in history blas de Laserna, composer, dies at 65
1827 George Canning, British minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 57 on August - 08.
1828 On this day in history death of carl Peter Thunberg, Swedish naturalist (b. 1743)
1834 On August - 08 silvestro Palma, composer, dies at 80
1863 Death of Angus MacAskill known as 'Giant MacAskill', circus performer (b.1825) on August - 08.
1879 Death of Immanuel Hermann Fichte, German philosopher (b. 1797) on this day in history.
1887 On August - 08 death of alexander William Doniphan, American lawyer and soldier (b. 1808)
1888 Friedrich Wilhelm Jahns, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1897 Jacob Burckhardt, Swiss cultural historian, dies at 79 on August - 08.
1898 Death of EugĂ¨ne Boudin, French painter (b. 1824) on this day in history.
1902 Jean Y Y Tissot, French painter/illustrator, dies on this day in history.
1908 On August - 08 joseph [Maria] Olbrich, architect (Wiener Sezession), dies at 40
1911 Death of William P. Frye, American politician (b. 1830) on August - 08.
1918 On August - 08 gertrude E Durden Rush, US composer/playwright, dies at 38
1921 On August - 08 juhani Aho, Fins journalist/writer (Panu, Tuomio), dies at 59
1928 On this day in history stjepan Radic, founder/leader (Croatian Boer party), dies