Famous Deaths In May - 08
Tuesday, 31 March 2020
0535 John, [Mercurius], Italian Pope (533-35), dies on this day in history.
0685 On this day in history benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies
1192 Death of Duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163) on May - 08.
1278 On this day in history death of emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268)
1319 Haakon V, King of Norway (1299-1319), dies on May - 08.
1473 On this day in history 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 On this day in history viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies
1672 On May - 08 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 On this day in history death of samuel Chandler, English non-conformist minister (b. 1693)
1773 Ali Bey, Egyptian Mameluk head, dies on this day in history.
1781 Death of Richard Jago, English poet (b. 1715) on this day in history.
1785 Pietro Longhi, painter, dies on May - 08.
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 May - 08.
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 May - 08 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 Giacomo Cordella, composer, dies at 59 on May - 08.
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 this day in history.
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 On May - 08 death of gustave Flaubert, French novelist (b. 1821)
1885 On May - 08 pavel Krizkovsky, composer, dies at 65
1887 On this day in history death of alexander Ulyanov, brother of Lenin/hanged for assassination of tsar
1891 Helena Petrovina Blavatsky, Russian theosophist, dies on May - 08.
1894 On May - 08 klara Fey, German orch leaser (Die Kleinen Betrachtungen), dies at 79