Famous Deaths In December - 31
Sunday, 24 September 2023
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 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 Death of Duke Leopold V of Austria (killed at a tournament) (b. 1157) on this day in history.
1297 Death of Humphrey de Bohun, 3rd Earl of Hereford, English soldier (b. 1249) on this day in history.
1302 On December - 31 death of frederick III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1238)
1382 On December - 31 daigaku, Zen teacher/46th head of Engakuji, dies in Kamakura Japan
1384 John Wycliffe, English religious reformer/bible translator, dies on December - 31.
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 Death of Bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1472) on this day in history.
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 Death of Pierino Belli, Italian soldier and jurist (b. 1502) on this day in history.
1583 On December - 31 thomas Erastus, Switz, theologist, dies
1610 On December - 31 death of ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (b. 1540)
1616 On December - 31 jacques Le Maire, pirate/explorer (Lemaire Strait), dies at 31
1647 On December - 31 giovanni Maria Trabaci, composer, dies
1650 Death of Dorgon, Chinese emperor (b. 1612) on December - 31.
1652 On this day in history frances Cecil, 2nd wife of English earl of Shaftesbury, dies
1673 On December - 31 death of oliver St John, English statesman and judge
1679 Death of Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Italian physiologist and physicist (b. 1608) on this day in history.
1691 Death of Dudley North, English economist (b. 1641) on December - 31.
1719 John Flamsteed, 1st Astronomer Royal, dies at 73 on this day in history.
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 this day in history richard Montgomery, General, dies fighting British
1799 Death of Jean-FranÃ§ois Marmontel, French historian and writer (b. 1723) on December - 31.
1802 Francis Lewis, Welsh/US merchant/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 89 on December - 31.
1809 Franz Ignaz Beck, composer, dies at 75 on December - 31.
1818 Jean-Pierre Duport, composer, dies at 77 on December - 31.
1848 Oliver Shaw, composer, dies at 69 on December - 31.