Famous Deaths In September - 26
Sunday, 19 January 2020
1023 On this day in history godfried I, duke of Neth-Lutherans, dies
1342 On September - 26 john I, ruler of Poland, dies
1345 On September - 26 willem IV, earl of Henegouwen/Holland/Zealand, dies at about 27
1371 Vlkasin, Hungarian general/co-king of Serbia, dies on this day in history.
1417 Death of Francesco Zabarella, Italian jurist (b. 1360) on September - 26.
1468 Death of Juan de Torquemada, Spanish Catholic cardinal (b. 1388) on September - 26.
1614 Felice Anerio, Italian composer (pontifical royal chapel), dies on this day in history.
1620 On September - 26 death of taichang Emperor of China (b. 1582)
1626 On September - 26 lancelot Andrewes, English theologist/bishop of Winchester, dies at 71
1657 On September - 26 hadji Chalfa/Katib Tsjelebi, Turkish geographer, dies at 48
1716 On September - 26 death of antoine Parent, French mathematician (b. 1666)
1763 Death of John Byron, English poet (b. 1692) on September - 26.
1764 Death of Benito JerĂłnimo FeijĂło y Montenegro, Spanish scholar (b. 1767) on this day in history.
1788 On this day in history francois Bainville, composer, dies at 63
1802 On this day in history death of baron Jurij Vega, Slovenian mathematician and military officer (b. 1754)
1808 Pavel Vranicky, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.
1820 On this day in history daniel Boone, frontiersman, dies in Missouri at 85
1866 On September - 26 carl Almqvist, Swedish author (Amorina), dies at 72
1868 On this day in history death of august Ferdinand MĂ¶bius, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1790)
1871 On this day in history philip Cipriani Hambly Potter, composer, dies at 78
1877 On this day in history death of hermann Grassmann, German mathematician and physicist (b. 1809)
1902 On this day in history death of levi Strauss, American clothing manufacturer (b. 1829)
1904 Lafcadio Hearn, author (Soul of the Great Ball), dies at 54 on this day in history.
1917 On September - 26 edgar H G Degas, French painter (ballerina), dies
1935 On September - 26 andy Adams, US writer (Cattle fire), dies at 76
1936 On September - 26 harriet Monroe, US poet (Poet's Life), dies at 75
1937 Bessie Smith, singer, dies of injuries sustained in car crash at 43 on this day in history.
1940 On September - 26 walter Benjamin, writer, dies at 48
1944 Ernst Isler, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1945 On this day in history bĂ©la V J Bartok, Hungarian pianist/composer dies at 64
1947 Hugh Lofting, writer (Gub Gub Book), dies at 61 on September - 26.
1951 On September - 26 death of hans Cloos, German geologist (b. 1885)
1952 George Santayana, US philosopher/poet (Last Puritan), dies at 88 on September - 26.
1953 On this day in history death of xu Beihong, Chinese painter (b. 1895)