Famous Deaths In January - 08
Wednesday, 04 August 2021
0482 Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on this day in history.
0624 On this day in history abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle
1100 Death of Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on January - 08.
1107 On this day in history death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)
1198 On January - 08 coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies
1324 Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on this day in history.
1336 Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71 on January - 08.
1455 On this day in history laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73
1456 Death of St Lawrence Justinian, Italian bishop and first Patriarch of Venice (b. 1381) on this day in history.
1464 Death of Thomas Ebendorfer, Austrian historian (b. 1385) on January - 08.
1557 Death of Albert the Warlike, Prince of Bayreuth (b. 1522) on this day in history.
1567 On this day in history jacob Vaet, Flemish composer/royal chaplain master, dies at about 37
1570 On this day in history death of philibert de l'Orme, French architect (bc. 1510)
1598 On January - 08 johan Georg, elector of Brandenburg (1571-91), dies at 72
1642 Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy on January - 08.
1651 On January - 08 giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56
1696 Michael de Ronghe, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1707 Death of John Dalrymple, 1st Earl of Stair, Scottish politician (b. 1648) on January - 08.
1711 Philips van Almonde, Zealand lt admiral, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1713 On this day in history arcangelo Corelli, composer/violinist (Concerti Grossi), dies at 59
1775 On January - 08 john Baskerville, English printer/type designer, dies at 68
1789 On January - 08 death of jack Broughton, English boxer (bc. 1703)
1790 John Stinstra, Dutch baptist vicar, dies at 81 on January - 08.
1794 Death of Justus Möser, German statesman (b. 1720) on January - 08.
1796 On January - 08 jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, Fren Nat Convention chairman, dies at 46
1808 On January - 08 messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies
1811 Friedrich Nicolai, writer, dies on this day in history.
1815 Edward Pakenham, Engl general (Battle of New Orleans), dies in battle on this day in history.
1819 On January - 08 christian Gottlob Saupe, composer, dies at 55
1825 On January - 08 death of eli Whitney, American inventor (b. 1765)
1831 Franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1842 Pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71 on this day in history.
1854 Death of William Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (b. 1768) on January - 08.
1858 Friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48 on January - 08.