Famous Deaths In June - 24
Friday, 14 August 2020
0803 Death of Higbald of Lindisfarne on this day in history.
1398 Death of Hongwu Emperor of China (b. 1328) on June - 24.
1439 On June - 24 death of duke Frederick IV of Austria (b. 1382)
1475 Albrecht von Eyb, German parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt), dies at 54 on June - 24.
1519 On June - 24 lucrezia Borgia, daughter of Pope Alexander, dies at 39
1520 On June - 24 death of hosokawa Sumimoto, Japanese samurai commander (b. 1489)
1572 On June - 24 death of adrianus van Gouda, lay brother, hanged
1604 On June - 24 death of edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, Lord Great Chamberlain of England (b. 1550)
1629 On June - 24 carolus Scribani, Italian/Flemish jesuit/writer, dies at 67
1637 On this day in history death of nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, French astronomer (b. 1580)
1643 On this day in history john Hampden, English politician, dies of injuries at about 48
1652 On this day in history andries Bicker, merchant/Amsterdam regent, dies at 65
1673 John of Paffenrode, ruler of Ghussigny/poet, dies in battle on this day in history.
1707 Kaspar von Stieler, German linguist/poet, dies at 74 on June - 24.
1712 On this day in history simon van der Stel, Dutch gov of Cape Colony (1679-99), dies at 72
1724 On June - 24 johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77
1766 On June - 24 death of adrien-Maurice, 3rd duc de Noailles, French soldier (b. 1678)
1778 On this day in history peter Burmannus Secundus, [P Burman], Dutch classicist, dies at 64
1803 On June - 24 matthew Thornton, Irish/US physician/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 88
1817 On June - 24 thomas McKean, US attorney/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 83
1835 On this day in history death of andreas Vokos Miaoulis, Greek admiral and politician, commander of Greek naval forces in Greek War of Independence (b. 1769)
1882 Joseph Joachim Raff, German opera composer (Cavatine), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1891 On this day in history ann Sheppard Mounsey, composer, dies at 80
1894 Death of M F Sadi Carnot, president of France (1887-94), murdered at about 56 on June - 24.
1908 On this day in history grover Cleveland, 22nd & 24th Pres (1885-89, 93-97), dies at 71
1909 Death of Sarah Orne Jewett, American writer (b. 1849) on June - 24.
1913 On June - 24 frank Lynes, composer, dies at 55
1922 On this day in history death of walter Rathenau, German foreign minister, killed by anti-semites at 54
1933 Sissieretta Joyner Jones, "Black Patti", US singer, dies at about 64 on this day in history.
1935 On June - 24 death of carlos Gardel, Argentine singer (airplane crash) (b. 1890)
1936 On this day in history nandor Zsolt, composer, dies at 49
1938 "Digger" Robertson, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885), dies on June - 24.
1944 On this day in history rio Gebhardt, composer, dies at 36
1946 On June - 24 death of louise Whitfield Carnegie, American philanthropist (b. 1857)