Famous Deaths In December - 31
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
0192 On this day in history death of lucius AA Commodus, Emperor of Rome (180-192), murdered at 31
0335 On December - 31 death of st. Silvester, Pope
0406 On December - 31 godagisel, king of the Vandals, dies in battle
0439 Melania the Younger, Roman monastery founder/saint, dies at about 56 on December - 31.
1164 On December - 31 death of margrave Ottokar III of Styria (b. 1124)
1194 Death of Duke Leopold V of Austria (killed at a tournament) (b. 1157) on December - 31.
1297 Death of Humphrey de Bohun, 3rd Earl of Hereford, English soldier (b. 1249) on December - 31.
1302 Death of Frederick III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1238) on this day in history.
1382 Daigaku, Zen teacher/46th head of Engakuji, dies in Kamakura Japan on this day in history.
1384 On December - 31 john Wycliffe, English religious reformer/bible translator, dies
1424 On December - 31 death of thomas Beaufort, 1st Duke of Exeter, English military leader
1460 Death of Edmund, Earl of Rutland, brother of Kings Edward IV of England and Richard III of England (executed) (b. 1443) on December - 31.
1510 On December - 31 death of bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1472)
1535 On December - 31 death of william Skeffington, Lord Deputy of Ireland (b. 1465)
1568 Death of Shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese warlord (b. 1493) on December - 31.
1575 Death of Pierino Belli, Italian soldier and jurist (b. 1502) on this day in history.
1583 On this day in history thomas Erastus, Switz, theologist, dies
1610 Death of Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (b. 1540) on this day in history.
1616 Jacques Le Maire, pirate/explorer (Lemaire Strait), dies at 31 on this day in history.
1647 Giovanni Maria Trabaci, composer, dies on this day in history.
1650 On this day in history death of dorgon, Chinese emperor (b. 1612)
1652 Frances Cecil, 2nd wife of English earl of Shaftesbury, dies on this day in history.
1673 On this day in history death of oliver St John, English statesman and judge
1679 On this day in history death of giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Italian physiologist and physicist (b. 1608)
1691 Death of Dudley North, English economist (b. 1641) on this day in history.
1719 On this day in history john Flamsteed, 1st Astronomer Royal, dies at 73
1733 On December - 31 hubert K Poot, Dutch poet (Akkerleven), dies at 44
1742 On this day in history death of karl III Philip, Elector Palatine (b. 1661)
1775 On December - 31 richard Montgomery, General, dies fighting British
1799 Death of Jean-François Marmontel, French historian and writer (b. 1723) on this day in history.
1802 On December - 31 francis Lewis, Welsh/US merchant/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 89
1809 On December - 31 franz Ignaz Beck, composer, dies at 75
1818 On December - 31 jean-Pierre Duport, composer, dies at 77
1848 On December - 31 oliver Shaw, composer, dies at 69