Famous Deaths In August - 24
Monday, 20 January 2020
0079 Death of Pliny the Elder, Roman writer and naturalist (b. 23) on this day in history.
1103 On this day in history magnus III Berbein, [Blootbeen], King of Norway (1093-1103), dies
1217 On this day in history eustace "the Monk", French buccaneer, dies in battle
1313 On this day in history henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies
1371 On August - 24 death of eduard, duke of Gelre (1361-71), assasinated
1540 On August - 24 death of girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503)
1542 Death of Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483) on August - 24.
1572 On August - 24 death of gaspard de ChĂ˘tillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral, beheaded
1595 Thomas Digges, English astronomer (Universe Infinite), dies on this day in history.
1647 On this day in history nicholas Stone "Elder", English sculptor/architect, dies at about 61
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 Death of Jean FranĂ§ois Paul de Gondi, cardinal de Retz, French churchman and agitator (b. 1614) on August - 24.
1680 Death of Ferdinand Bulb, Dutch painter/etcher, buried on this day in history.
1683 On August - 24 death of john Owen, English non-conformist theologian (b. 1616)
1712 On August - 24 thomas Bullis, composer, dies at 54
1724 On August - 24 andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75
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 Death of Saint Cosmas of Aetolia, Greek Orthodox martyr (b. 1714) on this day in history.
1798 On August - 24 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 LĂ©onard Sadi Carnot, French mathematician (b. 1796) on this day in history.
1833 Adrian H Haworth, English entomologist/botanist, dies at 65 on August - 24.
1840 On August - 24 joseph Waast Aubert Nonot, composer, dies at 89
1841 On this day in history karl Friedrich Curschmann, composer, dies at 36
1888 Rudolph J E Clausius, German physicist (thermodynamics), dies on this day in history.
1889 Jan E Matzeliger, Suriname inventor (shoe lacing machine), dies on August - 24.
1895 John F Loudon, entrepreneur/colonial director, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1906 On August - 24 alfred Stevens, Belgian painter, dies
1907 Pieter Louis Tak, writer (Chronicle), dies at 58 on August - 24.
1921 Death of Nikolay Gumilyov, Russian poet (b. 1886) on this day in history.
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 August - 24.