Famous Deaths In August - 14
Sunday, 24 September 2023
0582 On August - 14 death of tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor
1167 On August - 14 raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies
1204 On this day in history death of minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (b. 1182)
1390 Death of John FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (b. 1364) on August - 14.
1433 Johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1573 Death of SaitÅ Tatsuoki, Japanese warlord (b. 1548) on this day in history.
1587 Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1652 On this day in history abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60
1691 Death of Richard Talbot, 1st Earl of Tyrconnel, Irish rebel (b. 1630) on this day in history.
1704 On August - 14 death of roland Laporte, French Protestant leader (b. 1675)
1727 On August - 14 william Croft, composer, dies at 48
1763 Giovanni Battista Somis, composer, dies at 76 on August - 14.
1774 Death of Johann Jakob Reiske, German physician (b. 1716) on August - 14.
1778 On August - 14 augustus Montague Toplady, hymn writer (Rock of Ages), dies
1784 Death of Nathaniel Hone, Irish-born painter (b. 1718) on this day in history.
1785 John William Fletcher, evangelist, dies on August - 14.
1788 On August - 14 thomas Sheridan, actor/biographer/lexicographer (Intelligencer), dies
1794 On August - 14 george Colman, the Elder, playwright, dies
1833 On this day in history luigi Cagnola, architect, dies
1834 On August - 14 friedrich Christian Ruppe, composer, dies at 63
1844 Henry Francis Cary, translator (Dante), dies on August - 14.
1856 William Buckland, dean (Westminister)/geologist, dies on August - 14.
1858 On August - 14 george Combe, phrenologist, dies
1860 Death of AndrÃ© Marie Constant DumÃ©ril, French zoologist (b. 1774) on August - 14.
1863 Colin Campbell, British officer (Cawnpore), dies at 70 on August - 14.
1867 Niccola Benvenuti, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.
1870 On August - 14 david [James] Glasgow Farragut, admiral, dies
1874 On August - 14 death of jonathan Clarkson Gibbs, American politician (b. 1821)
1884 On August - 14 arnoldus Pannevis, South African shipping agent/linguist, dies at 46
1887 On August - 14 richard Jeffries, naturalist/essayist, dies
1891 On this day in history johnny Mullagh, cricketer (Aboriginal tourist 1868), dies
1905 Mohammed Abdoe, Egyptian writing expert (Al'Oerwah al-Woethka), dies on August - 14.
1922 On August - 14 alfred CW Harmsworth, 1st viscount Northcliffe/newspaper magnate, dies
1923 On August - 14 jacob T Cremer, pres (Dutch Handel-Mij), dies at 76