Famous Deaths In October - 20
Sunday, 19 May 2019
0460 On October - 20 eudocia Aelia Athenais, empress Oostromeinse Rich/poetess, dies
1139 Henry X the Trotse, duke of Bayern (1126-38), dies on October - 20.
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 Engelbert II of Falkenburg, archbishop of Cologne, dies on this day in history.
1438 On October - 20 jacopo di Piero della Quercia, Italian sculptor, dies at about 64
1525 On October - 20 joannes Custos, S Neth humanist, dies at about 50
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 On October - 20 death of antonio Coello, Spanish writer (b. 1611)
1676 On this day in history christopher Gibbons, composer, dies at 61
1713 On October - 20 death of archibald Pitcairne, Scottish physician (b. 1652)
1740 On this day in history karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies
1765 William August duke of Cumberland, Engl supreme commander, dies at 44 on October - 20.
1794 On October - 20 james Adam, System architect (essays on agriculture), dies at about 64
1819 On this day in history lambert-Francois Godecharle, composer, dies at 66
1842 Death of Grace Darling, English heroine (b. 1815) on October - 20.
1864 Stephen Dodson Ramseur, Confederate gen-major, dies at 27 on this day in history.
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 this day in history jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, Dutch sociologist/historian, dies at 68
1882 Olegario Victor Andrade, Argentina poet (El arpa perdida), dies at 41 on this day in history.
1890 On October - 20 death of sir Richard Burton, British explorer and writer (b. 1821)
1899 On October - 20 robert H "Bobby" Gunning, Brit colonel (60th Rifles), dies in battle
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 On this day in history william "Buck" Ewing, hall of fame catcher (NY Giants), dies at 67
1907 On October - 20 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 this day in history leander Schlegel, composer, dies at 69
1920 Max Bruch, German composer (Kol Nidre), dies at 82 on October - 20.
1926 Death of Eugene Debs, American labor leader and Socialist presidential candidate (b. 1855) on this day in history.