Famous Deaths In July - 08
Saturday, 31 July 2021
0810 Pepin, son of Charlemagne, King of Italy, dies (birth date unknown) on July - 08.
0975 On July - 08 edgar, King of England (959-75), dies
1115 On July - 08 petrus van Amiens, French Crusades predictor, dies
1153 Eugene III, [Bernardo], Italian Pope (1145-53), dies on July - 08.
1249 Alexander II, king of Scotland (1215-49), dies at 51 on July - 08.
1253 On July - 08 thibaud IV, poet/count of Champagne/King of Navarra, dies
1496 Benedetto Bonfiglio, Italian painter, dies on July - 08.
1531 On July - 08 tilman Riemenschneider, German sculptor, dies at 71
1538 Diego de Almagro, Spanish conquistador (Chile/Peru), dies at about 63 on this day in history.
1623 On this day in history gregory XV, [Alessandro Ludovisi], bishop of Bologna/Pope, dies at 69
1656 On July - 08 alexander van der Capellen, mister of Aartsbergen, dies at about 64
1679 On this day in history samuel J Columbus, Swedish poet (Odae Sveticae), dies
1681 Georg Neumark, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1689 On July - 08 death of edward Wooster, English Connecticut pioneer (b. 1622)
1695 On July - 08 christiaen Huygens, inventor/astronomer, dies at 66
1716 Death of Robert South, English churchman (b. 1634) on July - 08.
1721 Death of Elihu Yale, American benefactor of Yale University (b. 1649) on July - 08.
1726 On July - 08 death of john Ker, Scottish spy (b. 1673)
1784 Death of Torbern Bergman, Swedish chemist (b. 1735) on July - 08.
1822 On July - 08 death of percy Bysshe Shelley, English poet (Prometheus unbound), drowns at 29
1826 On July - 08 death of luther Martin, American statesman (b. 1748)
1850 Death of Prince Adolphus, 1st Duke of Cambridge (b. 1774) on July - 08.
1855 On this day in history death of sir William Edward Parry, English Arctic explorer (b. 1790)
1859 On July - 08 f J Oscar I, King of Sweden/Norway (1844-59), dies at 60
1863 Francis P Kenrick, Irish/US archbishop of Baltimore, dies at 65 on July - 08.
1870 John D Zocher Jr, architect (Soestdijk Palace), dies at 79 on July - 08.
1876 On this day in history josef Dessauer, composer, dies at 78
1885 Hendrick Waelput, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.
1894 Vladimir Nikitich Kashperov, composer, dies on this day in history.
1895 On July - 08 death of johann Josef Loschmidt, Austrian scientist (b. 1821)
1898 Death of Soapy Smith, American con artist (b. 1860) on this day in history.
1905 On this day in history death of walter Kittredge, American musician (b. 1834)
1909 On July - 08 gaston AA marquis de Gallifet, Fren min of War (1899-1900), dies at 79
1913 On this day in history death of louis Hémon, French-born writer (b. 1880)