Famous Deaths In May - 08
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
0535 On this day in history john, [Mercurius], Italian Pope (533-35), dies
0685 On May - 08 benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies
1192 Death of Duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163) on this day in history.
1278 On May - 08 death of emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268)
1319 On this day in history haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies
1473 On May - 08 death of john Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (b. 1420)
1538 On this day in history death of edward Fox, English bishop
1577 Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies on May - 08.
1672 On May - 08 death of jean-Armand du Peyrer, Comte de TrÃ©ville and French Officer (b. 1598)
1684 On this day in history henri Dumont, composer, dies
1725 On this day in history john Lovewell, US indian fighter, dies in battle
1766 On this day in history death of samuel Chandler, English non-conformist minister (b. 1693)
1773 On May - 08 ali Bey, Egyptian Mameluk head, dies
1781 Death of Richard Jago, English poet (b. 1715) on this day in history.
1785 On May - 08 pietro Longhi, painter, dies
1788 Death of Giovanni Antonio Scopoli, Italian-born physician and naturalist (b. 1723) on this day in history.
1794 Death of Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, chemist (identified oxygen), guillotined on May - 08.
1809 On this day in history augustin Pajou, French sculptor (Bachante), dies at 78
1818 Franz Ignaz Kaa, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.
1819 On May - 08 death of kamehameha I, King of Hawaii
1829 On this day in history mauro Giuseppe Sergio Pantaleo Giuliani, composer, dies at 47
1837 On this day in history death of alexander Balashov, Russian general and statesman (b. 1770)
1842 Death of Jules Dumont d'Urville, French explorer (b. 1790) on May - 08.
1844 Charles XIV Johan, [Jean B Bernadotte], King of Sweden/Norway, dies on this day in history.
1846 On May - 08 giacomo Cordella, composer, dies at 59
1853 On May - 08 joannes P Roothaan, 1st Dutch lt col-gen of Jesuits, dies at 67
1864 James Samuel Wadsworth, gen-mjr (Union), dies in battle at 56 on May - 08.
1873 John Stuart Mill, great Empiricist philosopher, dies at 66 on May - 08.
1876 Truganini, last originating Tasmanian, dies on May - 08.
1880 Death of Gustave Flaubert, French novelist (b. 1821) on this day in history.
1885 On May - 08 pavel Krizkovsky, composer, dies at 65
1887 On May - 08 death of alexander Ulyanov, brother of Lenin/hanged for assassination of tsar
1891 Helena Petrovina Blavatsky, Russian theosophist, dies on this day in history.
1894 Klara Fey, German orch leaser (Die Kleinen Betrachtungen), dies at 79 on May - 08.