Famous Deaths In May - 08
Friday, 30 October 2020
0535 On this day in history john, [Mercurius], Italian Pope (533-35), dies
0685 Benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies on this day in history.
1192 On May - 08 death of duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163)
1278 On this day in history 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 Death of Edward Fox, English bishop on this day in history.
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 Tréville and French Officer (b. 1598)
1684 Henri Dumont, composer, dies on this day in history.
1725 On May - 08 john Lovewell, US indian fighter, dies in battle
1766 Death of Samuel Chandler, English non-conformist minister (b. 1693) on May - 08.
1773 Ali Bey, Egyptian Mameluk head, dies on May - 08.
1781 Death of Richard Jago, English poet (b. 1715) on May - 08.
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 May - 08 augustin Pajou, French sculptor (Bachante), dies at 78
1818 Franz Ignaz Kaa, composer, dies at 78 on May - 08.
1819 Death of Kamehameha I, King of Hawaii on May - 08.
1829 Mauro Giuseppe Sergio Pantaleo Giuliani, composer, dies at 47 on May - 08.
1837 Death of Alexander Balashov, Russian general and statesman (b. 1770) on this day in history.
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 Joannes P Roothaan, 1st Dutch lt col-gen of Jesuits, dies at 67 on May - 08.
1864 On May - 08 james Samuel Wadsworth, gen-mjr (Union), dies in battle at 56
1873 On this day in history john Stuart Mill, great Empiricist philosopher, dies at 66
1876 On May - 08 truganini, last originating Tasmanian, dies
1880 Death of Gustave Flaubert, French novelist (b. 1821) on May - 08.
1885 Pavel Krizkovsky, composer, dies at 65 on May - 08.
1887 Death of Alexander Ulyanov, brother of Lenin/hanged for assassination of tsar on May - 08.
1891 Helena Petrovina Blavatsky, Russian theosophist, dies on this day in history.
1894 On May - 08 klara Fey, German orch leaser (Die Kleinen Betrachtungen), dies at 79