Famous Deaths In August - 24
Monday, 20 May 2019
0079 Death of Pliny the Elder, Roman writer and naturalist (b. 23) on this day in history.
1103 On August - 24 magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies
1217 On August - 24 eustace "the Monk", French buccaneer, dies in battle
1313 On August - 24 henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies
1371 On this day in history death of eduard, duke of Gelre (1361-71), assasinated
1540 Death of Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503) on this day in history.
1542 Death of Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483) on this day in history.
1572 Death of Gaspard de Châtillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral, beheaded on this day in history.
1595 On this day in history thomas Digges, English astronomer (Universe Infinite), dies
1647 Nicholas Stone "Elder", English sculptor/architect, dies at about 61 on August - 24.
1664 Death of Maria Cunitz, Silesian astronomer (bc. 1610) on August - 24.
1666 On August - 24 francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57
1679 On this day in history death of jean François Paul de Gondi, cardinal de Retz, French churchman and agitator (b. 1614)
1680 Death of Ferdinand Bulb, Dutch painter/etcher, buried on August - 24.
1683 Death of John Owen, English non-conformist theologian (b. 1616) on August - 24.
1712 On this day in history thomas Bullis, composer, dies at 54
1724 Andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1759 On this day in history ewald C von Kleist, German poet, dies at 44
1770 Thomas Chatterton, English poet (Revenge), dies on this day in history.
1779 On August - 24 death of saint Cosmas of Aetolia, Greek Orthodox martyr (b. 1714)
1798 Death of Thomas Alcock, English clergyman (b. 1709) on August - 24.
1801 Jacques-Denis Antoine, French builder (La Monnaie Paris), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1832 On this day in history death of nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot, French mathematician (b. 1796)
1833 Adrian H Haworth, English entomologist/botanist, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1840 On this day in history joseph Waast Aubert Nonot, composer, dies at 89
1841 Karl Friedrich Curschmann, composer, dies at 36 on August - 24.
1888 On this day in history rudolph J E Clausius, German physicist (thermodynamics), dies
1889 On August - 24 jan E Matzeliger, Suriname inventor (shoe lacing machine), dies
1895 John F Loudon, entrepreneur/colonial director, dies at 74 on August - 24.
1906 On this day in history alfred Stevens, Belgian painter, dies
1907 On August - 24 pieter Louis Tak, writer (Chronicle), dies at 58
1921 On August - 24 death of nikolay Gumilyov, Russian poet (b. 1886)
1923 On August - 24 kate Douglas Wiggin, author (US kindergarten movement), dies at 66
1939 On August - 24 w H Moule, cricketer (Australia v England 1880)/High Court judge, dies