Famous Deaths In August - 24
Tuesday, 27 October 2020
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 this day in history.
1217 Eustace "the Monk", French buccaneer, dies in battle on August - 24.
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 August - 24.
1542 Death of Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483) on this day in history.
1572 On this day in history death of gaspard de ChĂ˘tillon, Count the Coligny, French gen/admiral, beheaded
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 Death of Maria Cunitz, Silesian astronomer (bc. 1610) on August - 24.
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 this day in history.
1680 On this day in history death of ferdinand Bulb, Dutch painter/etcher, buried
1683 On August - 24 death of john Owen, English non-conformist theologian (b. 1616)
1712 Thomas Bullis, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1724 On August - 24 andreas Kneller, composer, dies at 75
1759 Ewald C von Kleist, German poet, dies at 44 on August - 24.
1770 On August - 24 thomas Chatterton, English poet (Revenge), dies
1779 On this day in history 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 On August - 24 jacques-Denis Antoine, French builder (La Monnaie Paris), dies at 68
1832 Death of Nicolas LĂ©onard Sadi Carnot, French mathematician (b. 1796) on August - 24.
1833 Adrian H Haworth, English entomologist/botanist, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1840 On August - 24 joseph Waast Aubert Nonot, composer, dies at 89
1841 Karl Friedrich Curschmann, composer, dies at 36 on August - 24.
1888 On August - 24 rudolph J E Clausius, German physicist (thermodynamics), dies
1889 On this day in history 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 On this day in history alfred Stevens, Belgian painter, dies
1907 Pieter Louis Tak, writer (Chronicle), dies at 58 on this day in history.
1921 On August - 24 death of nikolay Gumilyov, Russian poet (b. 1886)
1923 Kate Douglas Wiggin, author (US kindergarten movement), dies at 66 on this day in history.
1939 On August - 24 w H Moule, cricketer (Australia v England 1880)/High Court judge, dies