Famous Deaths In October - 08
Thursday, 19 September 2019
0705 Abd al-Malik, kalief of Damascus, dies on this day in history.
0976 On this day in history death of jelena of Zadar, Croatian queen
1094 Death of St Mark, the Evangelist, buried in San Marcos minstery in Venice on this day in history.
1253 Robert Grosseteste, English Bishop/expert (optica), dies on October - 08.
1286 On this day in history death of john I of Dreux, Duke of Brittany (b. 1217)
1317 Death of Fushimi, Emperor of Japan (b. 1265) on October - 08.
1604 On October - 08 janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], literature/politician, dies at 58
1606 Jan, the Aged, count of Nassau/fathered 24, dies on October - 08.
1613 Sebastian de Covarrubias bon Horozco, lexicographer, dies at 74 on October - 08.
1621 On October - 08 death of antoine de MontchrÃ©tien, French dramatist
1647 On this day in history death of christian SÃ¸rensen Longomontanus, Danish astronomer (b. 1562)
1651 On October - 08 isaac Elsevier, book publisher, dies at 55
1652 Death of John Greaves, English mathematician (b. 1602) on October - 08.
1656 On this day in history johann Georg I, ruler of Saxon (1611-56, Peace of Prague), dies at 71
1659 On this day in history death of jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary
1680 On October - 08 elisabeth, abbess, dies at 61
1683 On October - 08 philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer, dies at 76
1686 On October - 08 adriaen Paets, Rotterdams regent/diplomat, dies at about 55
1722 Gerard Callenbach, Dutch admiral, dies at 80 on October - 08.
1728 On October - 08 anne Danican Philidor, French composer, dies at 47
1735 On October - 08 death of yongzheng Emperor of China (b. 1678)
1754 Henry Fielding, English lawyer/author (Tom Jones), dies at 47 on October - 08.
1771 John E Loovens, lawyer, dies at 76 on October - 08.
1772 On October - 08 jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60
1793 On this day in history john Hancock, US merchant/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 56
1795 On this day in history death of andrew Kippis, English non-conformist clergyman (b. 1725)
1803 On this day in history vittoria A Alfieri, Italian earl/writer (Filippo), dies at 54
1809 Death of James Elphinston, Scottish philologist (b. 1721) on October - 08.
1834 On October - 08 francois-Adrien Boieldieu, composer, dies at 58
1842 On October - 08 christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer, dies at 68
1847 Death of Rose Scott, Social Reformer on this day in history.
1862 On this day in history james Streshley Jackson, attorney/Union-brig-gen, dies in battle at 39
1864 On October - 08 thomas Jonathan Coffin Amory, US Union-brig-general, dies at about 34
1865 On this day in history heinrich Wilhelm Ernst, composer, dies at 51