Famous Deaths In December - 31
Friday, 20 September 2019
0192 On December - 31 death of lucius AA Commodus, Emperor of Rome (180-192), murdered at 31
0335 On this day in history death of st. Silvester, Pope
0406 Godagisel, king of the Vandals, dies in battle on December - 31.
0439 Melania the Younger, Roman monastery founder/saint, dies at about 56 on this day in history.
1164 Death of Margrave Ottokar III of Styria (b. 1124) on December - 31.
1194 On December - 31 death of duke Leopold V of Austria (killed at a tournament) (b. 1157)
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 On this day in history death of thomas Beaufort, 1st Duke of Exeter, English military leader
1460 On this day in history death of edmund, Earl of Rutland, brother of Kings Edward IV of England and Richard III of England (executed) (b. 1443)
1510 Death of Bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1472) on December - 31.
1535 Death of William Skeffington, Lord Deputy of Ireland (b. 1465) on this day in history.
1568 Death of Shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese warlord (b. 1493) on this day in history.
1575 On December - 31 death of pierino Belli, Italian soldier and jurist (b. 1502)
1583 Thomas Erastus, Switz, theologist, dies on this day in history.
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 December - 31.
1647 Giovanni Maria Trabaci, composer, dies on December - 31.
1650 On this day in history death of dorgon, Chinese emperor (b. 1612)
1652 On December - 31 frances Cecil, 2nd wife of English earl of Shaftesbury, dies
1673 Death of Oliver St John, English statesman and judge on December - 31.
1679 Death of Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Italian physiologist and physicist (b. 1608) on this day in history.
1691 On this day in history death of dudley North, English economist (b. 1641)
1719 On this day in history john Flamsteed, 1st Astronomer Royal, dies at 73
1733 Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet (Akkerleven), dies at 44 on this day in history.
1742 On this day in history death of karl III Philip, Elector Palatine (b. 1661)
1775 On this day in history richard Montgomery, General, dies fighting British
1799 On December - 31 death of jean-FranĂ§ois Marmontel, French historian and writer (b. 1723)
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