Famous Deaths In June - 08
Saturday, 04 April 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 Peter van Amiens, French minister of crusades, dies at about 64 on June - 08.
1376 On June - 08 "Black Prince" of Wales, son of King Edward of England, dies at 46
1383 On this day in history death of thomas de Ros, 5th Baron de Ros, English Crusader (b. 1338)
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 On this day in history death of hongzhi, Emperor of China (b. 1470)
1611 On this day in history death of jean Bertaut, French poet (b. 1552)
1612 On June - 08 hans Leo Hassler, composer, dies at 49
1621 Death of Anne de Xainctonge, French saint (b. 1567) on this day in history.
1628 Death of Rudolph Goclenius, German philosopher (b. 1547) on this day in history.
1661 John Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 39 on June - 08.
1688 On this day in history death of hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried
1695 On June - 08 christian Huygens, inventor/astronomer (ring of Saturn), dies at 66
1711 Katharina Lescaille, [Netherlands Sappho], poetess, dies at 61 on June - 08.
1716 On June - 08 death of johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (b. 1658)
1727 Death of August Hermann Francke, German Protestant minister (b. 1663) on this day in history.
1742 On this day in history omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 62
1768 On this day in history johann J Winckelmann, German archaeologist, dies at 50
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 On this day in history g A Borger, writer, dies
1795 On this day in history louis XVII Charles, king of France (1793-95), dies at 10
1796 On June - 08 felice de Giardini, composer, dies at 80
1803 On this day in history joannes Natalis Paquot, Belgian priest/historian, dies at 80
1806 George Wythe, US attorney (signed Decl of Indep), dies at about 79 on this day in history.
1809 Thomas Paine, writer (Age of Reason, Common Sense), dies at 72 on June - 08.
1814 On June - 08 friedrich Heinrich Himmel, composer, dies at 48
1831 On June - 08 sarah Kemble Siddons, English actress (Lady Macbeth), dies at 75
1835 Death of Gian Domenico Romagnosi, Italian physicist (b. 1761) on June - 08.
1845 Andrew Jackson, (D) 7th pres (1828-37), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1857 On June - 08 death of douglas William Jerrold, British playwright and satirist (b. 1803)