Famous Deaths In May - 08
Saturday, 14 December 2019
0535 On May - 08 john, [Mercurius], Italian Pope (533-35), dies
0685 On May - 08 benedict II, Italian Pope (683-85), dies
1192 On May - 08 death of duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163)
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 Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies on May - 08.
1672 Death of Jean-Armand du Peyrer, Comte de TrÃ©ville and French Officer (b. 1598) on May - 08.
1684 On this day in history henri Dumont, composer, dies
1725 John Lovewell, US indian fighter, dies in battle on this day in history.
1766 On May - 08 death of samuel Chandler, English non-conformist minister (b. 1693)
1773 On May - 08 ali Bey, Egyptian Mameluk head, dies
1781 On May - 08 death of richard Jago, English poet (b. 1715)
1785 On this day in history pietro Longhi, painter, dies
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 Augustin Pajou, French sculptor (Bachante), dies at 78 on May - 08.
1818 On May - 08 franz Ignaz Kaa, composer, dies at 78
1819 On May - 08 death of kamehameha I, King of Hawaii
1829 Mauro Giuseppe Sergio Pantaleo Giuliani, composer, dies at 47 on May - 08.
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 this day in history joannes P Roothaan, 1st Dutch lt col-gen of Jesuits, dies at 67
1864 On May - 08 james Samuel Wadsworth, gen-mjr (Union), dies in battle at 56
1873 John Stuart Mill, great Empiricist philosopher, dies at 66 on May - 08.
1876 Truganini, last originating Tasmanian, dies on this day in history.
1880 Death of Gustave Flaubert, French novelist (b. 1821) on this day in history.
1885 Pavel Krizkovsky, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
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