Famous Deaths In January - 08
Thursday, 29 October 2020
0482 On January - 08 severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies
0624 On January - 08 abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle
1100 Death of Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on this day in history.
1107 Death of Edgar of Scotland (b. 1074) on this day in history.
1198 On this day in history coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies
1324 On this day in history marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies
1336 On this day in history giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71
1455 On January - 08 laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73
1456 On this day in history death of st Lawrence Justinian, Italian bishop and first Patriarch of Venice (b. 1381)
1464 Death of Thomas Ebendorfer, Austrian historian (b. 1385) on this day in history.
1557 On this day in history death of albert the Warlike, Prince of Bayreuth (b. 1522)
1567 Jacob Vaet, Flemish composer/royal chaplain master, dies at about 37 on this day in history.
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 On January - 08 galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy
1651 On this day in history giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer, dies at 56
1696 Michael de Ronghe, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1707 On this day in history death of john Dalrymple, 1st Earl of Stair, Scottish politician (b. 1648)
1711 On January - 08 philips van Almonde, Zealand lt admiral, dies at 66
1713 On this day in history arcangelo Corelli, composer/violinist (Concerti Grossi), dies at 59
1775 John Baskerville, English printer/type designer, dies at 68 on January - 08.
1789 On January - 08 death of jack Broughton, English boxer (bc. 1703)
1790 On this day in history john Stinstra, Dutch baptist vicar, dies at 81
1794 Death of Justus MÃ¶ser, German statesman (b. 1720) on this day in history.
1796 Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, Fren Nat Convention chairman, dies at 46 on this day in history.
1808 Messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies on this day in history.
1811 On this day in history friedrich Nicolai, writer, dies
1815 On January - 08 edward Pakenham, Engl general (Battle of New Orleans), dies in battle
1819 Christian Gottlob Saupe, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.
1825 Death of Eli Whitney, American inventor (b. 1765) on this day in history.
1831 On January - 08 franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer, dies at 71
1842 Pierre, earl the Cambronne, Fren general (Waterloo, Elba), dies at 71 on January - 08.
1854 On this day in history death of william Carr Beresford, 1st Viscount Beresford, British general and politician (b. 1768)
1858 Friedrich Karl Kuhmstedt, composer, dies at 48 on January - 08.