Famous Deaths In December - 08
Saturday, 06 June 2020
0644 On this day in history death of omar I, 2nd kalief of Islam, murdered
0899 On this day in history arnulf of Carinthia, last emperor of Austria-France, dies
1292 On this day in history john Peckham, English archbishop of Canterbury, dies at 62
1587 On December - 08 death of mary, Queen of Scots (1560-1587), executed
1596 On this day in history death of luis de Carabajal, 1st Jewish author in America, executed in Mexico
1626 On December - 08 death of john Davies, English poet (b. 1569)
1632 On this day in history death of philippe van Lansberge, Flemish astronomer (b. 1561)
1643 On December - 08 john Pym, English House of Commons member, dies at about 59
1649 On this day in history death of noĂ«l Chabanel, French Jesuit missionary (b. 1613)
1652 Death of Adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary, murdered at 35 on this day in history.
1680 On this day in history death of henry Pierrepont, 1st Marquess of Dorchester, English politician (b. 1606)
1681 On December - 08 gerard Terborch, the Younger, Dutch painter/etcher, dies
1691 On December - 08 death of richard Baxter, English clergyman (b. 1615)
1695 On this day in history death of barthĂ©lemy d'Herbelot de Molainville, French orientalist (b. 1625)
1709 On this day in history thomas Corneille, French dramatist, dies at 74
1722 On this day in history elisabeth C "Liselotte" van Palts, German/French duchess, dies at 70
1744 Death of Marie-Anne de Mailly-Nesle duchess de ChĂ˘teauroux, mistress of King Louis XV of France (b. 1717) on December - 08.
1745 On this day in history death of etienne Fourmont, French orientalist (b. 1683)
1746 Death of Charles Radclyffe, British politician (b. 1693) on this day in history.
1756 Death of William Stanhope, 1st Earl of Harrington, British statesman and diplomat on December - 08.
1768 Death of Jean Denis Attiret, French Jesuit missionary (b. 1702) on December - 08.
1779 On this day in history death of nathan Alcock, English physician (b. 1707)
1785 On December - 08 antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer, dies at 68
1811 Death of Eliza Poe, English-born American actress and the mother of the American author Edgar Allan Poe(b. 1787) on December - 08.
1830 H Benjamin Constant, French politician/writer, dies at 63 on December - 08.
1831 On December - 08 james Hoban, architect who designed White House, dies
1859 Death of Thomas de Quincey, English author (b. 1785) on this day in history.
1864 Death of George Boole, British inventor of Boolean algebra (b. 1815) on this day in history.
1885 Death of William Henry Vanderbilt, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1821) on December - 08.
1894 On this day in history willem JF Nuyens, Dutch physician/RC historian, dies at 71
1896 On December - 08 earnest Angel, German statistician (Law of Angel), dies at 75
1900 On December - 08 henry Russell, composer, dies at 87
1903 On this day in history herbert Spencer, British engineer/philosopher, dies at 83
1907 Oscar II Frederick, King of Sweden (-1907)/Norway (-1905), dies on December - 08.