Famous Deaths In August - 24
Sunday, 24 January 2021
0079 On August - 24 death of pliny the Elder, Roman writer and naturalist (b. 23)
1103 Magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies on August - 24.
1217 On August - 24 eustace "the Monk", French buccaneer, dies in battle
1313 Henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies on this day in history.
1371 Death of Eduard, duke of Gelre (1361-71), assasinated on this day in history.
1540 On August - 24 death of girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503)
1542 On this day in history death of gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483)
1572 Death of Gaspard de Châtillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral, beheaded on August - 24.
1595 Thomas Digges, English astronomer (Universe Infinite), dies on this day in history.
1647 Nicholas Stone "Elder", English sculptor/architect, dies at about 61 on August - 24.
1664 On this day in history death of maria Cunitz, Silesian astronomer (bc. 1610)
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 On August - 24 death of ferdinand Bulb, Dutch painter/etcher, buried
1683 Death of John Owen, English non-conformist theologian (b. 1616) on this day in history.
1712 Thomas Bullis, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1724 Andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75 on August - 24.
1759 Ewald C von Kleist, German poet, dies at 44 on August - 24.
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 On this day in history death of thomas Alcock, English clergyman (b. 1709)
1801 Jacques-Denis Antoine, French builder (La Monnaie Paris), dies at 68 on August - 24.
1832 Death of Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot, French mathematician (b. 1796) on this day in history.
1833 Adrian H Haworth, English entomologist/botanist, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1840 Joseph Waast Aubert Nonot, composer, dies at 89 on this day in history.
1841 On August - 24 karl Friedrich Curschmann, composer, dies at 36
1888 Rudolph J E Clausius, German physicist (thermodynamics), dies on August - 24.
1889 On August - 24 jan E Matzeliger, Suriname inventor (shoe lacing machine), dies
1895 John F Loudon, entrepreneur/colonial director, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1906 Alfred Stevens, Belgian painter, dies on August - 24.
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 W H Moule, cricketer (Australia v England 1880)/High Court judge, dies on this day in history.