Famous Deaths In October - 08
Saturday, 14 December 2019
0705 Abd al-Malik, kalief of Damascus, dies on October - 08.
0976 Death of Jelena of Zadar, Croatian queen on this day in history.
1094 Death of St Mark, the Evangelist, buried in San Marcos minstery in Venice on this day in history.
1253 On October - 08 robert Grosseteste, English Bishop/expert (optica), dies
1286 Death of John I of Dreux, Duke of Brittany (b. 1217) on this day in history.
1317 On this day in history death of fushimi, Emperor of Japan (b. 1265)
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 this day in history.
1613 On October - 08 sebastian de Covarrubias bon Horozco, lexicographer, dies at 74
1621 On this day in history death of antoine de MontchrÃ©tien, French dramatist
1647 Death of Christian SÃ¸rensen Longomontanus, Danish astronomer (b. 1562) on this day in history.
1651 Isaac Elsevier, book publisher, dies at 55 on October - 08.
1652 Death of John Greaves, English mathematician (b. 1602) on October - 08.
1656 Johann Georg I, ruler of Saxon (1611-56, Peace of Prague), dies at 71 on October - 08.
1659 Death of Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary on this day in history.
1680 Elisabeth, abbess, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1683 Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer, dies at 76 on October - 08.
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 Death of Yongzheng Emperor of China (b. 1678) on this day in history.
1754 Henry Fielding, English lawyer/author (Tom Jones), dies at 47 on this day in history.
1771 On October - 08 john E Loovens, lawyer, dies at 76
1772 Jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1793 On October - 08 john Hancock, US merchant/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 56
1795 Death of Andrew Kippis, English non-conformist clergyman (b. 1725) on this day in history.
1803 Vittoria A Alfieri, Italian earl/writer (Filippo), dies at 54 on this day in history.
1809 Death of James Elphinston, Scottish philologist (b. 1721) on October - 08.
1834 Francois-Adrien Boieldieu, composer, dies at 58 on October - 08.
1842 On October - 08 christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, composer, dies at 68
1847 On this day in history death of rose Scott, Social Reformer
1862 On October - 08 james Streshley Jackson, attorney/Union-brig-gen, dies in battle at 39
1864 Thomas Jonathan Coffin Amory, US Union-brig-general, dies at about 34 on October - 08.
1865 On October - 08 heinrich Wilhelm Ernst, composer, dies at 51