Famous Deaths In December - 31
Tuesday, 25 February 2020
0192 Death of Lucius AA Commodus, Emperor of Rome (180-192), murdered at 31 on this day in history.
0335 On this day in history death of st. Silvester, Pope
0406 On December - 31 godagisel, king of the Vandals, dies in battle
0439 On December - 31 melania the Younger, Roman monastery founder/saint, dies at about 56
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 On this day in history death of humphrey de Bohun, 3rd Earl of Hereford, English soldier (b. 1249)
1302 On this day in history death of frederick III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1238)
1382 Daigaku, Zen teacher/46th head of Engakuji, dies in Kamakura Japan on December - 31.
1384 On December - 31 john Wycliffe, English religious reformer/bible translator, dies
1424 Death of Thomas Beaufort, 1st Duke of Exeter, English military leader on this day in history.
1460 Death of Edmund, Earl of Rutland, brother of Kings Edward IV of England and Richard III of England (executed) (b. 1443) on this day in history.
1510 On December - 31 death of bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1472)
1535 Death of William Skeffington, Lord Deputy of Ireland (b. 1465) on December - 31.
1568 Death of Shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese warlord (b. 1493) on December - 31.
1575 On this day in history death of pierino Belli, Italian soldier and jurist (b. 1502)
1583 On December - 31 thomas Erastus, Switz, theologist, dies
1610 Death of Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (b. 1540) on December - 31.
1616 Jacques Le Maire, pirate/explorer (Lemaire Strait), dies at 31 on December - 31.
1647 Giovanni Maria Trabaci, composer, dies on this day in history.
1650 Death of Dorgon, Chinese emperor (b. 1612) on December - 31.
1652 Frances Cecil, 2nd wife of English earl of Shaftesbury, dies on December - 31.
1673 On December - 31 death of oliver St John, English statesman and judge
1679 On December - 31 death of giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Italian physiologist and physicist (b. 1608)
1691 On December - 31 death of dudley North, English economist (b. 1641)
1719 John Flamsteed, 1st Astronomer Royal, dies at 73 on December - 31.
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 On this day in history death of jean-FranÃ§ois Marmontel, French historian and writer (b. 1723)
1802 On this day in history francis Lewis, Welsh/US merchant/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 89
1809 On December - 31 franz Ignaz Beck, composer, dies at 75
1818 Jean-Pierre Duport, composer, dies at 77 on December - 31.
1848 Oliver Shaw, composer, dies at 69 on December - 31.