Famous Deaths In June - 08
Friday, 07 August 2020
0218 Opellius Macrinus, emperor of Rome (217-8), dies in battle at 54 on June - 08.
0632 Mohammed, prophet of Islam (Koran), dies (according to tradition) on June - 08.
1042 On June - 08 death of hardicanute, King of England (1040-42), Lambeth
1115 On this day in history peter van Amiens, French minister of crusades, dies at about 64
1376 "Black Prince" of Wales, son of King Edward of England, dies at 46 on this day in history.
1383 Death of Thomas de Ros, 5th Baron de Ros, English Crusader (b. 1338) on this day in history.
1384 On this day in history death of kanami, Japanese actor (b. 1333)
1476 Death of George Neville, English archbishop and statesman on this day in history.
1505 Death of Hongzhi, Emperor of China (b. 1470) on June - 08.
1611 Death of Jean Bertaut, French poet (b. 1552) on this day in history.
1612 Hans Leo Hassler, composer, dies at 49 on June - 08.
1621 Death of Anne de Xainctonge, French saint (b. 1567) on June - 08.
1628 On this day in history death of rudolph Goclenius, German philosopher (b. 1547)
1661 On June - 08 john Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 39
1688 Death of Hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried on this day in history.
1695 On June - 08 christian Huygens, inventor/astronomer (ring of Saturn), dies at 66
1711 On this day in history katharina Lescaille, [Netherlands Sappho], poetess, dies at 61
1716 Death of Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (b. 1658) on June - 08.
1727 On June - 08 death of august Hermann Francke, German Protestant minister (b. 1663)
1742 On this day in history omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 62
1768 Johann J Winckelmann, German archaeologist, dies at 50 on June - 08.
1771 Death of George Montague-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax, English statesman (b. 1716) on June - 08.
1790 Charles-Joseph van Helmont, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1794 G A Borger, writer, dies on June - 08.
1795 Louis XVII Charles, king of France (1793-95), dies at 10 on this day in history.
1796 Felice de Giardini, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1803 On June - 08 joannes Natalis Paquot, Belgian priest/historian, dies at 80
1806 On June - 08 george Wythe, US attorney (signed Decl of Indep), dies at about 79
1809 On June - 08 thomas Paine, writer (Age of Reason, Common Sense), dies at 72
1814 Friedrich Heinrich Himmel, composer, dies at 48 on this day in history.
1831 On this day in history sarah Kemble Siddons, English actress (Lady Macbeth), dies at 75
1835 On this day in history death of gian Domenico Romagnosi, Italian physicist (b. 1761)
1845 Andrew Jackson, (D) 7th pres (1828-37), dies at 78 on June - 08.
1857 Death of Douglas William Jerrold, British playwright and satirist (b. 1803) on June - 08.