November 8 Deaths in History - November 8 Birthdays - November 8 Events
1999 Lester Bowie, American Musician
1996 Edward Albert Radice, economist, dies at 89
1996 Peter Fowler, physicist, dies at 73
1995 Country Dan Dick Montana McLain, singer, dies at 40
1995 Neil Blaney, politician, dies at 73
1994 Garson Romalis, abortion doctor, killed (no arrests)
1994 Marianne Straub, weaver, dies at 85
1994 Michael O'Donoghue, comedy writer (SNL), dies at 54
1992 Alexander Dubcek, President of Czechoslovakia (1968-69), dies
1992 Hans Zullig, Swiss/German dancer (Green Table), dies
1992 Kees [Cornelis] Broekman, speed skater 1952 Olympics silver, dies
1992 Keith "Red" Mitchell, US/Swedish jazz bassist, dies
1991 Christine Felsmann, dies
1991 Frances Faye, singer and actress (Pretty Baby), dies after strokes
1991 John Kirckpatrick, U.S. musicologist (Charles Ives Archives), dies
1991 Patrick Hamilton, author (Gaslight, Rope, Angel Street), dies at 45
1990 Anya Seton, U.S. author, dies
1990 Grampy Davis, dies of heart attack at 87
1989 Andre Kloos, Dut trade union leader (NVV)/chairman (VARA), dies at 67
1986 Beatrice Kay, singer and actress (Sister Sue-Calvin and the Col), dies at 78
1984 Carl Gustav Sparre Olsen, composer, dies at 81
1983 Robert Agnew, director, dies at 84 of kidney failure
1979 Sydney Tafler, actor (Too Many Crooks), dies at 63
1978 Norman Rockwell, artist (Saturday Evening Post covers), dies at 84
1974 Ivory Joe Hunter, rocker, dies at 60
1970 Napoleon Hill, American Writer
1970 Napolean Hill, American Author
1969 Kam Tong, actor (Have Gun Will Travel, Mr. Garlund), dies at 62
1968 Wendell Corey, actor (11th Hour, Peck's Bad Girl), dies at 54
1966 Bernhard Zondek, German/Israeli gynaecologist, dies at 75
1965 Dorothy Kilgallen, columnist (What's My Line?), dies at 52
1963 Simon Jurovsky, composer, dies at 51
1953 Iwan Bunin, writer, dies at 83
1953 John van Melle, South African writer (Bart Nel), dies at 66
1944 Walter Nowotny, German combat/jet fighter pilot, dies
1941 Gaetano Mosca, Italian sociologist (Elite Circle), dies at 83
1940 Alfonso Hernandez Cata, Cuban author (El parage), dies
1937 James Ramsay MacDonald, British Prime Minister (Lab, 1924, 29-35), dies at 71
1935 Elisabeth Forster-Nietzsche, German author, dies at 89
1933 Mohammed Nadir Shah, king of Afghanistan, assassin by Abdul Khallig
1928 Mauritz Stiller, Swedish actor and director (Streets of sin), dies at 45
1924 Sergey Mikhaylovich Lyapunov, composer, dies at 64
1920 Abraham Kuyper, clergyman/Dutch premier (AR 1908-12), dies at 83
1920 Salomon Anski, Russian/Polish yiddish author (Dibboek), dies at 57
1909 Charles Bordes, composer, dies at 46
1909 Eduard de Hartog, composer, dies at 80
1908 Victorien Sardou, French opera author (Madame Sans-Gene), dies at 77
1890 Cesar-Auguste Franck, Belgian organist/composer, dies at 67
1886 Frederick J "Fred" Archer, English jockey, commits suicide at 29
1885 Johannes Kneppelhout, Klikspaan, Dutch humorist/author, dies at 71
1880 Jacob Edvard Gille, composer, dies at 66
1873 Manuel Breton de los Herreros, Span poet/comic playwright, dies at 76
1833 Maximilian Stadler, composer, dies at 85
1817 Andrea Appiana, Italian royal painter of Napoleon, dies at 63
1816 Gouverneur Morris, American Statesman
1811 Charles F Bentinck, Dutch minister of Colonies, dies at 47
1805 Francois-Thomas de Baculard d'Arnaud, French writer, dies at 87
1757 Pierre Prowo, composer, dies at 60
1694 Ulrik Huber, Frisian lawyer/law historian/polemist, dies at 58
1674 John Milton, English poet (Paradise Lost), dies at 65
1658 Pieter Florisz, Dutch admiral, dies in battle at about 50
1658 Witte de With, Dutch Vice-Admiral, dies in battle at 59
1638 Johann H Alsted, German theologist/philosopher, dies at 50
1595 Peter Opmeer, church historian/humanist, dies at 69
1590 Joost Jansz Bilhamer, master builder/cartographer, dies at about 49
1578 Johann Walter, composer, dies at 51
1517 Francisco Jimenez de Cisneros, cardinal/Chancellor of Castilia, dies
1494 Melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56
1308 Duns Scotus, Scottish philosopher (coined the word dunce), dies at 42
1228 Dirk I, ruler of Heinsberg/Valkenburg, dies
1226 Louis VIII, the Lion, King of France (1223-26), dies at 39
618 Deusdedit/Adeodatus I, Italian Pope (615-18), dies
397 Martin of Tours, St. Martin, bishop of Tours, dies




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