Famous Deaths In July - 08
Thursday, 05 December 2019
0810 Pepin, son of Charlemagne, King of Italy, dies (birth date unknown) on this day in history.
0975 Edgar, King of England (959-75), dies on July - 08.
1115 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1253 Thibaud IV, poet/count of Champagne/King of Navarra, dies on July - 08.
1496 Benedetto Bonfiglio, Italian painter, dies on this day in history.
1531 On July - 08 tilman Riemenschneider, German sculptor, dies at 71
1538 On July - 08 diego de Almagro, Spanish conquistador (Chile/Peru), dies at about 63
1623 Gregory XV, [Alessandro Ludovisi], bishop of Bologna/Pope, dies at 69 on July - 08.
1656 Alexander van der Capellen, mister of Aartsbergen, dies at about 64 on July - 08.
1679 On this day in history samuel J Columbus, Swedish poet (Odae Sveticae), dies
1681 Georg Neumark, composer, dies at 60 on July - 08.
1689 Death of Edward Wooster, English Connecticut pioneer (b. 1622) on this day in history.
1695 On July - 08 christiaen Huygens, inventor/astronomer, dies at 66
1716 On this day in history death of robert South, English churchman (b. 1634)
1721 Death of Elihu Yale, American benefactor of Yale University (b. 1649) on July - 08.
1726 Death of John Ker, Scottish spy (b. 1673) on this day in history.
1784 Death of Torbern Bergman, Swedish chemist (b. 1735) on this day in history.
1822 On July - 08 death of percy Bysshe Shelley, English poet (Prometheus unbound), drowns at 29
1826 Death of Luther Martin, American statesman (b. 1748) on July - 08.
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 F J Oscar I, King of Sweden/Norway (1844-59), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1863 On July - 08 francis P Kenrick, Irish/US archbishop of Baltimore, dies at 65
1870 John D Zocher Jr, architect (Soestdijk Palace), dies at 79 on July - 08.
1876 On July - 08 josef Dessauer, composer, dies at 78
1885 On July - 08 hendrick Waelput, composer, dies at 39
1894 Vladimir Nikitich Kashperov, composer, dies on this day in history.
1895 Death of Johann Josef Loschmidt, Austrian scientist (b. 1821) on this day in history.
1898 Death of Soapy Smith, American con artist (b. 1860) on July - 08.
1905 Death of Walter Kittredge, American musician (b. 1834) on July - 08.
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 HĂ©mon, French-born writer (b. 1880)