Famous Deaths In October - 20
Saturday, 24 October 2020
0460 Eudocia Aelia Athenais, empress Oostromeinse Rich/poetess, dies on October - 20.
1139 On October - 20 henry X the Trotse, duke of Bayern (1126-38), dies
1187 On October - 20 urbanus III, [Umberto Crivelli], Italian Pope (1185-87), dies
1268 On this day in history conrad Hohenstaufen, [Conrad van Zwaben], son of Conrad IV, dies
1274 On October - 20 engelbert II of Falkenburg, archbishop of Cologne, dies
1438 Jacopo di Piero della Quercia, Italian sculptor, dies at about 64 on October - 20.
1525 Joannes Custos, S Neth humanist, dies at about 50 on this day in history.
1570 Death of João de Barros, Portuguese historian (b. 1496) on October - 20.
1631 Death of Michael Maestlin, German astronomer and mathematician (b. 1550) on this day in history.
1640 On this day in history death of john Ball, English Puritan clergyman (b. 1585)
1652 Death of Antonio Coello, Spanish writer (b. 1611) on October - 20.
1676 On this day in history christopher Gibbons, composer, dies at 61
1713 Death of Archibald Pitcairne, Scottish physician (b. 1652) on October - 20.
1740 Karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies on this day in history.
1765 On October - 20 william August duke of Cumberland, Engl supreme commander, dies at 44
1794 James Adam, System architect (essays on agriculture), dies at about 64 on this day in history.
1819 Lambert-Francois Godecharle, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1842 On October - 20 death of grace Darling, English heroine (b. 1815)
1864 Stephen Dodson Ramseur, Confederate gen-major, dies at 27 on October - 20.
1865 Death of Champ Ferguson, Confederate guerrilla (b. 1821) on this day in history.
1870 On October - 20 michael William Balfe, composer (Bohemian Girl), dies at 62
1871 On October - 20 charles Babbage, English mathematician (calculator), dies at 78
1876 On October - 20 jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, Dutch sociologist/historian, dies at 68
1882 On this day in history olegario Victor Andrade, Argentina poet (El arpa perdida), dies at 41
1890 On this day in history death of sir Richard Burton, British explorer and writer (b. 1821)
1899 Robert H "Bobby" Gunning, Brit colonel (60th Rifles), dies in battle on this day in history.
1900 Charles Dudley Warner, US writer (As We Go), dies at 70 on October - 20.
1904 Henry Hiles, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1906 William "Buck" Ewing, hall of fame catcher (NY Giants), dies at 67 on October - 20.
1907 Death of Said Pasha Kurd, Kurdish statesman (b.1834) on October - 20.
1910 On October - 20 death of david B. Hill, Governor of New York (b. 1843)
1913 On this day in history leander Schlegel, composer, dies at 69
1920 Max Bruch, German composer (Kol Nidre), dies at 82 on October - 20.
1926 On this day in history death of eugene Debs, American labor leader and Socialist presidential candidate (b. 1855)