Famous Deaths In December - 31
Tuesday, 13 April 2021
0192 Death of Lucius AA Commodus, Emperor of Rome (180-192), murdered at 31 on this day in history.
0335 Death of St. Silvester, Pope on December - 31.
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 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 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 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 December - 31 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 this day in history.
1535 Death of William Skeffington, Lord Deputy of Ireland (b. 1465) on December - 31.
1568 On this day in history death of shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese warlord (b. 1493)
1575 On this day in history death of pierino Belli, Italian soldier and jurist (b. 1502)
1583 On this day in history 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 December - 31.
1650 Death of Dorgon, Chinese emperor (b. 1612) on this day in history.
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 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 On December - 31 john Flamsteed, 1st Astronomer Royal, dies at 73
1733 On this day in history hubert K Poot, Dutch poet (Akkerleven), dies at 44
1742 Death of Karl III Philip, Elector Palatine (b. 1661) on this day in history.
1775 On December - 31 richard Montgomery, General, dies fighting British
1799 Death of Jean-François Marmontel, French historian and writer (b. 1723) on December - 31.
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 this day in history jean-Pierre Duport, composer, dies at 77
1848 On December - 31 oliver Shaw, composer, dies at 69