Famous Deaths In August - 08
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
0117 On August - 08 mark Ulpius Trajanus, adopted son of emperor Nerva/emperor, dies
0869 Lotharius II, King of Middle-France (Lotharingen) (855-869), dies on August - 08.
1445 Death of Oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer on this day in history.
1506 On this day in history sesshu Toyo, Zen monk/painter, dies in Yamaguchi Japan at 86
1553 Death of Girolamo Fracastoro, Italian physician (b. 1478) on this day in history.
1555 Death of Oronce FinĂ©, French mathematician (b. 1494) on this day in history.
1588 On August - 08 death of alonso SĂˇnchez Coello, Spanish painter
1604 Death of Horio Tadauji, Japanese warlord (b. 1578) on August - 08.
1616 On August - 08 death of cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68
1631 Death of Konstantinas Sirvydas, Lithuanian lexicographer (b. 1579) on August - 08.
1684 Death of George Booth, 1st Baron Delamer (b. 1622) on August - 08.
1685 On August - 08 sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75
1694 Antoine Arnauld [le grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theology, dies at 82 on August - 08.
1700 Matthias Henriksen Schacht, composer, dies at 40 on August - 08.
1705 On August - 08 death of willem Roukens, mayor (Nimegen ort Nimeguen), beheaded
1747 On August - 08 death of madeleine de VerchĂ¨res, New France heroine (b. 1678)
1759 Karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55 on August - 08.
1788 On this day in history louis FAD Duke the Richelieu, French marshal, dies at 92
1816 On August - 08 blas de Laserna, composer, dies at 65
1827 On this day in history george Canning, British minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 57
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 On August - 08 death of immanuel Hermann Fichte, German philosopher (b. 1797)
1887 Death of Alexander William Doniphan, American lawyer and soldier (b. 1808) on this day in history.
1888 Friedrich Wilhelm Jahns, composer, dies at 79 on August - 08.
1897 On this day in history jacob Burckhardt, Swiss cultural historian, dies at 79
1898 On this day in history death of eugĂ¨ne Boudin, French painter (b. 1824)
1902 Jean Y Y Tissot, French painter/illustrator, dies on August - 08.
1908 Joseph [Maria] Olbrich, architect (Wiener Sezession), dies at 40 on August - 08.
1911 On this day in history death of william P. Frye, American politician (b. 1830)
1918 On August - 08 gertrude E Durden Rush, US composer/playwright, dies at 38
1921 Juhani Aho, Fins journalist/writer (Panu, Tuomio), dies at 59 on August - 08.
1928 On August - 08 stjepan Radic, founder/leader (Croatian Boer party), dies