Famous Deaths In June - 08
Saturday, 04 July 2020
0218 Opellius Macrinus, emperor of Rome (217-8), dies in battle at 54 on this day in history.
0632 Mohammed, prophet of Islam (Koran), dies (according to tradition) on this day in history.
1042 Death of Hardicanute, King of England (1040-42), Lambeth on June - 08.
1115 Peter van Amiens, French minister of crusades, dies at about 64 on June - 08.
1376 "Black Prince" of Wales, son of King Edward of England, dies at 46 on June - 08.
1383 Death of Thomas de Ros, 5th Baron de Ros, English Crusader (b. 1338) on June - 08.
1384 Death of Kanami, Japanese actor (b. 1333) on June - 08.
1476 On June - 08 death of george Neville, English archbishop and statesman
1505 Death of Hongzhi, Emperor of China (b. 1470) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history death of anne de Xainctonge, French saint (b. 1567)
1628 Death of Rudolph Goclenius, German philosopher (b. 1547) on this day in history.
1661 On June - 08 john Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 39
1688 On June - 08 death of hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried
1695 On this day in history christian Huygens, inventor/astronomer (ring of Saturn), dies at 66
1711 Katharina Lescaille, [Netherlands Sappho], poetess, dies at 61 on June - 08.
1716 On this day in history death of johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (b. 1658)
1727 Death of August Hermann Francke, German Protestant minister (b. 1663) on June - 08.
1742 On June - 08 omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 62
1768 Johann J Winckelmann, German archaeologist, dies at 50 on this day in history.
1771 Death of George Montague-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax, English statesman (b. 1716) on this day in history.
1790 On this day in history charles-Joseph van Helmont, composer, dies at 75
1794 G A Borger, writer, dies on this day in history.
1795 On June - 08 louis XVII Charles, king of France (1793-95), dies at 10
1796 On this day in history felice de Giardini, composer, dies at 80
1803 Joannes Natalis Paquot, Belgian priest/historian, dies at 80 on June - 08.
1806 On this day in history george Wythe, US attorney (signed Decl of Indep), dies at about 79
1809 On this day in history thomas Paine, writer (Age of Reason, Common Sense), dies at 72
1814 On this day in history friedrich Heinrich Himmel, composer, dies at 48
1831 Sarah Kemble Siddons, English actress (Lady Macbeth), dies at 75 on June - 08.
1835 Death of Gian Domenico Romagnosi, Italian physicist (b. 1761) on this day in history.
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.