Famous Deaths In October - 20
Friday, 10 July 2020
0460 Eudocia Aelia Athenais, empress Oostromeinse Rich/poetess, dies on this day in history.
1139 On this day in history 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 October - 20 conrad Hohenstaufen, [Conrad van Zwaben], son of Conrad IV, dies
1274 On this day in history engelbert II of Falkenburg, archbishop of Cologne, dies
1438 On October - 20 jacopo di Piero della Quercia, Italian sculptor, dies at about 64
1525 Joannes Custos, S Neth humanist, dies at about 50 on October - 20.
1570 Death of JoÃ£o de Barros, Portuguese historian (b. 1496) on October - 20.
1631 Death of Michael Maestlin, German astronomer and mathematician (b. 1550) on October - 20.
1640 Death of John Ball, English Puritan clergyman (b. 1585) on October - 20.
1652 On this day in history death of antonio Coello, Spanish writer (b. 1611)
1676 On October - 20 christopher Gibbons, composer, dies at 61
1713 On this day in history death of archibald Pitcairne, Scottish physician (b. 1652)
1740 On October - 20 karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies
1765 On this day in history william August duke of Cumberland, Engl supreme commander, dies at 44
1794 James Adam, System architect (essays on agriculture), dies at about 64 on October - 20.
1819 Lambert-Francois Godecharle, composer, dies at 66 on October - 20.
1842 Death of Grace Darling, English heroine (b. 1815) on this day in history.
1864 Stephen Dodson Ramseur, Confederate gen-major, dies at 27 on October - 20.
1865 Death of Champ Ferguson, Confederate guerrilla (b. 1821) on October - 20.
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 this day in history 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 Death of Sir Richard Burton, British explorer and writer (b. 1821) on this day in history.
1899 On this day in history robert H "Bobby" Gunning, Brit colonel (60th Rifles), dies in battle
1900 On this day in history charles Dudley Warner, US writer (As We Go), dies at 70
1904 On October - 20 henry Hiles, composer, dies at 77
1906 On October - 20 william "Buck" Ewing, hall of fame catcher (NY Giants), dies at 67
1907 On this day in history death of said Pasha Kurd, Kurdish statesman (b.1834)
1910 Death of David B. Hill, Governor of New York (b. 1843) on October - 20.
1913 On October - 20 leander Schlegel, composer, dies at 69
1920 On October - 20 max Bruch, German composer (Kol Nidre), dies at 82
1926 On this day in history death of eugene Debs, American labor leader and Socialist presidential candidate (b. 1855)