Famous Deaths In May - 08
Thursday, 17 October 2019
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 May - 08.
1278 Death of Emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268) on this day in history.
1319 Haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies on May - 08.
1473 Death of John Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (b. 1420) on this day in history.
1538 On May - 08 death of edward Fox, English bishop
1577 On May - 08 viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies
1672 On this day in history death of jean-Armand du Peyrer, Comte de TrÃ©ville and French Officer (b. 1598)
1684 On May - 08 henri Dumont, composer, dies
1725 On May - 08 john Lovewell, US indian fighter, dies in battle
1766 Death of Samuel Chandler, English non-conformist minister (b. 1693) on this day in history.
1773 Ali Bey, Egyptian Mameluk head, dies on May - 08.
1781 Death of Richard Jago, English poet (b. 1715) on May - 08.
1785 Pietro Longhi, painter, dies on this day in history.
1788 On May - 08 death of giovanni Antonio Scopoli, Italian-born physician and naturalist (b. 1723)
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 May - 08.
1819 On May - 08 death of kamehameha I, King of Hawaii
1829 Mauro Giuseppe Sergio Pantaleo Giuliani, composer, dies at 47 on this day in history.
1837 Death of Alexander Balashov, Russian general and statesman (b. 1770) on May - 08.
1842 Death of Jules Dumont d'Urville, French explorer (b. 1790) on May - 08.
1844 On May - 08 charles XIV Johan, [Jean B Bernadotte], King of Sweden/Norway, dies
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 On this day in history james Samuel Wadsworth, gen-mjr (Union), dies in battle at 56
1873 John Stuart Mill, great Empiricist philosopher, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1876 On this day in history truganini, last originating Tasmanian, dies
1880 On May - 08 death of gustave Flaubert, French novelist (b. 1821)
1885 Pavel Krizkovsky, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1887 On May - 08 death of alexander Ulyanov, brother of Lenin/hanged for assassination of tsar
1891 Helena Petrovina Blavatsky, Russian theosophist, dies on May - 08.
1894 Klara Fey, German orch leaser (Die Kleinen Betrachtungen), dies at 79 on May - 08.