Famous Deaths In August - 08
Wednesday, 08 February 2023
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 August - 08 death of girolamo Fracastoro, Italian physician (b. 1478)
1555 On August - 08 death of oronce Finé, French mathematician (b. 1494)
1588 On August - 08 death of alonso Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter
1604 On August - 08 death of horio Tadauji, Japanese warlord (b. 1578)
1616 On August - 08 death of cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68
1631 On August - 08 death of konstantinas Sirvydas, Lithuanian lexicographer (b. 1579)
1684 On August - 08 death of george Booth, 1st Baron Delamer (b. 1622)
1685 Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75 on August - 08.
1694 On August - 08 antoine Arnauld [le grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theology, dies at 82
1700 On this day in history 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 Verchères, New France heroine (b. 1678)
1759 On August - 08 karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55
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 Death of Carl Peter Thunberg, Swedish naturalist (b. 1743) on this day in history.
1834 On August - 08 silvestro Palma, composer, dies at 80
1863 On August - 08 death of angus MacAskill known as 'Giant MacAskill', circus performer (b.1825)
1879 On August - 08 death of immanuel Hermann Fichte, German philosopher (b. 1797)
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 On this day in history jacob Burckhardt, Swiss cultural historian, dies at 79
1898 Death of Eugène Boudin, French painter (b. 1824) on this day in history.
1902 On this day in history jean Y Y Tissot, French painter/illustrator, dies
1908 On this day in history joseph [Maria] Olbrich, architect (Wiener Sezession), dies at 40
1911 On this day in history death of william P. Frye, American politician (b. 1830)
1918 On this day in history 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 August - 08 stjepan Radic, founder/leader (Croatian Boer party), dies