Famous Deaths In October - 31
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
1147 Death of Robert, 1st Earl of Gloucester, English politician (bc. 1090) on October - 31.
1448 On October - 31 johannes VIII Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantine, dies
1517 On October - 31 death of fra Bartolommeo, Italian artist (b. 1472)
1556 On October - 31 john Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50
1634 On October - 31 erasmus Widmann, composer, dies at 62
1641 Cornelis C Jol, [Houtebeen], adm (South-America), dies at about 41 on this day in history.
1654 Francisco Correa de Arauxo, composer, dies on October - 31.
1659 Death of John Bradshaw, English judge (b. 1602) on October - 31.
1661 On October - 31 mehmed Koprulu, Albanian great vizier of Turkey, dies
1664 Willem Frederik of Nassau-Dietz, viceroy of Friesland, dies at 51 on October - 31.
1723 Cosimo III de' Medici, monarch of Florence (1670-1723), dies at 81 on this day in history.
1732 Death of Victor Amadeus II of Savoy (b. 1666) on this day in history.
1733 Death of Eberhard IV Ludwig, Duke of Württemberg (b. 1676) on this day in history.
1744 On October - 31 leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, composer, dies at 50
1765 Duke of Cumberland, English politician/uncle of George III, dies on October - 31.
1768 Francesco Maria Veracini, Italian opera composer, dies at 78 on October - 31.
1793 Death of Pierre V Vergniaud, French politician/police leader, guillotined at 40 on this day in history.
1806 Sophie Mereau, writer, dies at 36 on October - 31.
1815 Daniel Belknap, composer, dies at 44 on October - 31.
1851 On October - 31 peter II Petrovic Njegos, bishop of Montenegro (1830-51), dies at 37
1860 On this day in history death of johan Nathan, murderer, hanged
1863 Louis Ludwig Blenker, German/US brig-general (Union), dies at 51 on this day in history.
1865 On October - 31 william Parson, 3rd Earl of Rosse & maker of large telescopes, dies
1870 On this day in history mihaly Mosonyi, composer, dies at 55
1879 Big Snake, brother of Ponca chief Standing Bear, dies on this day in history.
1883 Death of Swami Dayananda Saraswati, founder of Arya Samaj on October - 31.
1884 Death of Marie Bashkirtseff, Russian painter (b. 1858) on October - 31.
1887 On this day in history george Alexander Macfarren, composer, dies at 74
1895 Franz Hedrich, Austria writer, dies at about 62 on October - 31.
1902 On October - 31 jean-Baptist Colyns, composer, dies at 67
1913 On October - 31 death of william Evans-Gordon, British politician (b. 1857)
1916 Death of Charles Taze Russell, American founder of the Jehovah's Witnesses (b. 1852) on October - 31.
1917 On October - 31 tibby Cotter, cricketer (at Beersheba 49 wickets for Australia), dies
1918 Egon Schiele, Austria painter/graphic artist, dies at 28 on this day in history.