Famous Deaths In August - 24
Tuesday, 19 November 2019
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 Eustace "the Monk", French buccaneer, dies in battle on August - 24.
1313 Henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies on August - 24.
1371 Death of Eduard, duke of Gelre (1361-71), assasinated on August - 24.
1540 Death of Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503) on August - 24.
1542 On August - 24 death of gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483)
1572 Death of Gaspard de ChĂ˘tillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral, beheaded on this day in history.
1595 On August - 24 thomas Digges, English astronomer (Universe Infinite), dies
1647 On August - 24 nicholas Stone "Elder", English sculptor/architect, dies at about 61
1664 On this day in history death of maria Cunitz, Silesian astronomer (bc. 1610)
1666 On this day in history 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 On this day in history death of ferdinand Bulb, Dutch painter/etcher, buried
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 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 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 August - 24 death of nicolas LĂ©onard Sadi Carnot, French mathematician (b. 1796)
1833 On this day in history adrian H Haworth, English entomologist/botanist, dies at 65
1840 On this day in history joseph Waast Aubert Nonot, composer, dies at 89
1841 On this day in history karl Friedrich Curschmann, composer, dies at 36
1888 On August - 24 rudolph J E Clausius, German physicist (thermodynamics), dies
1889 On August - 24 jan E Matzeliger, Suriname inventor (shoe lacing machine), dies
1895 On August - 24 john F Loudon, entrepreneur/colonial director, dies at 74
1906 Alfred Stevens, Belgian painter, dies on August - 24.
1907 On this day in history pieter Louis Tak, writer (Chronicle), dies at 58
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 this day in history.