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Bishop - Notable Historical Events

Gregory of ToursAug 20, 573

Henry IVOct 30, 1077

Joan of ArcJan 3, 1431

Charles IAug 28, 1640

Billy BishopMar 25, 1917

John XXIIIMar 19, 1925

HitlerNov 9, 1941

John Paul IIMay 27, 1979

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Bishop - Historical Events
Date Event
235-09-28

Bishop of Rome Pontianus steps down

328-05-09

Athanasius is elected Patriarch bishop of Alexandria.

385-02-11

Siricius, bishop of Tarragona, elected as Bishop of Rome; first to style himself Pope.

387-04-18

Bishop Ambrosius of Milan baptizes Augustinus

417-03-11

Zosimus becomes bishop of Rome

456-04-05

St. Patrick returns to Ireland as a missionary bishop.

573-08-20

Gregory of Tours selected bishop of Tours

641-05-13

Eligius (Saint Eloy) becomes bishop of Doornik-Noyon

704-10-01

Aengibald gives away bishop Willibrord estate in Waalre

722-01-01

Hofmeier Charles Martel flees from bishop Willibrord

722-11-30

Pope Gregory II names Boniface as missionary bishop

754-06-05

Friezen murders bishop Boniface & over 50 companions

804-03-30

Liudger becomes 1st bishop of Munster

850-04-20

Guntherus becomes bishop of Cologne

866-07-21

John appointed bishop of the kingdom

918-03-01

Balderik becomes bishop of Utrecht

922-11-04

Richarius becomes bishop of Luik

953-09-25

Ratherius becomes bishop of Luik

955-09-25

Bishop Ratherius of Luik flees

959-08-21

Erachus becomes bishop of Luik

972-04-14

Notger becomes bishop of Liege

979-12-25

Rotardus appointed as bishop of the kingdom

999-12-25

Heribertus becomes bishop of Cologne

1046-12-20

Benedictus IX & Silvester III & names Bishop Siutger, Pope Clemens II at the Council of Sutri

1048-05-01

Bishop Bernold flees St Pieterskerk for Utrecht Neth

1055-04-13

Bishop Gebhard van Eichstattt named Pope Victor II

1058-04-05

Bishop John "Minchio" [domkop] elected as Pope Benedictus X

1061-10-28

Emperor disposes of bishop Cadalus & Pope Honorius II

1064-04-01

Body of bishop Eleutherius of Blandain moved to Doornik

1065-04-12

Pilgrims under bishop Gunther of Bamberg reach Jerusalem

1077-10-30

Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV gives the district of Stavoren to the bishop of Utrecht (Conrad, his former tutor)

1079-04-11

Bishop Stanislaus of Krakow is executed by order of Bolesław II of Poland.

1095-02-25

Council of Rockingham: bishop Anselmus vs King William II Rufus

1100-05-30

Burchard becomes bishop of Utrecht

1140-07-02

Hartbert becomes bishop of Utrecht

1156-01-20

According to legend, freeholder Lalli slays English crusader Bishop Henry with an axe on the ice of lake Köyliönjärvi in Finland.

1174-03-23

Jocelin, abbot of Melrose, is elected bishop of Glasgow.

1198-12-26

French bishop Odo van Sully condemns Zottenfeest

1213-10-13

Battle at Steppes-Bishop Pierrepont & Louis II beat Henry I of Brabant

1230-08-31

Bishop Willebrand of Utrecht grants Swells state justice

1245-02-21

Thomas, the first known Bishop of Finland, is granted resignation after having confessed to torture and forgery.

1277-03-07

Condemnation of 219 philosophical and theological theses by Stephen Tempier, Bishop of Paris.

1316-06-18

Peace of Fexhe: prince-bishop Adolf II of Mark & Luikse towns

1317-11-21

Frederik of Sierck/Zyrick becomes bishop of Utrecht

1322-11-08

Pope John XXII names John van Diest, bishop of Utrecht

1328-05-12

Antipope Nicholas V, a claimant to the papacy, is consecrated in Rome by the Bishop of Venice.

1329-08-09

Quilon the first Indian Diocese was erected by Pope John XXII and Jordanus was appointed the first Bishop

1334-07-18

The bishop of Florence blesses the first foundation stone for the new campanile (bell tower) of the Florence Cathedral, designed by the artist Giotto di Bondone.

1342-11-20

Pope Clemens VI names John IV of Arkel as bishop of Utrecht

1364-04-24

Pope Urbabus V names John V van Virneburg as bishop of Utrecht

1371-06-30

Arnold II of Horne chosen bishop of Utrecht

1371-07-09

Pope Gregory XI names Arnold II of Horne as bishop of Utrecht

1395-08-14

Utrecht bishop Frederik of Blankenheim occupies Coevorden

1431-01-03

Joan of Arc handed over to Bishop Pierre Cauchon

1431-03-03

Bishop Gabriele Condulmer elected as Pope Eugene IV

1440-09-13

Gilles de Rais is finally taken into custody upon an accusation brought against him by the Bishop of Nantes.

1448-12-05

Bishop Jona of Moscow chosen as metropolitan of Kiev/Intoxication

1448-12-20

Pope Nicholas V appoints Rudolf of Diepholt, Bishop of Utrecht, as cardinal

1450-07-05

Pope Nicolas V names Walraven van Meurs bishop of Munster

1456-03-30

Prince Louis of Bourbon elected bishop of Liege

1456-04-07

Louis van Burbon becomes prince-bishop of Luik

1461-08-10

Alfonso ed Espina, bishop of Osma urges for an Inquistion in Spain

1465-12-22

Peace of St Truiden: Louis van Bourbon becomes bishop of Luik

1476-07-11

Giuliano della Rovere is appointed bishop of Coutances.

1510-09-10

Bishop Frederik of Bathe recaptures Oldenzaal

1517-05-19

Philip van Bourgondie installed as bishop of Utrecht

1534-02-26

Pope Paul II affirms George van Egmond as bishop of Utrecht

1534-10-26

Charles V names Joris of Egmont, bishop of Utrecht

1535-03-10

Bishop Tomés de Berlanga discovers Galapagos Islands

1553-08-23

Bishop Stephen Gardiner appointed English Lord Chancellor

1553-09-13

English bishop Hugh Latimer arrested

1555-02-09

Bishop of Gloucester John Hooper is burned at the stake.

1555-09-30

Bishop of Oxford Nicholas Ridley sentenced to death as a heretic

1564-04-11

Liege prince-bishop Robert van Bergen resigns

1569-11-28

Duke of Alva forces bishop Nicolaas van Nieuwland of Haarlem to resign

1582-06-20

Bishop Domingo de Salazar of Manila suppresses the Philippines

1585-04-05

Clemens Crabbeels becomes bishop of Hertogenbosch

1586-12-15

Laevinus Torrentius, becomes bishop of Antwerp

1596-08-09

Henry van Cuyk becomes bishop of Roermond

1616-11-20

Bishop Richelieu becomes French minister of Foreign affairs/War

1634-11-11

Following pressure from Anglican bishop John Atherton, the Irish House of Commons passes "An Act for the Punishment for the Vice of Buggery".

1640-08-28

Second Bishop's War: King Charles I's English army loses to a Scottish Covenanter force at the Battle of Newburn

1666-04-18

Peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster

1682-09-14

Bishop Gore School, one of the oldest schools in Wales, founded.

1692-04-22

Edward Bishop is jailed for proposong flogging as cure for witchcraft

1717-03-31

A sermon on "The Nature of the Kingdom of Christ" by Benjamin Hoadly, the Bishop of Bangor, provoked the Bangorian Controversy.

1735-03-13

1st US Moravian bishop, David Nitschmann, consecrated in Germany

1789-11-06

Pope Pius VI appoints Father John Carroll as the first Catholic bishop in the United States.

1822-07-30

James Varick becomes 1st bishop of Afr Meth Episcopal Zion Church

1864-06-29

Samuel Crowther, bishop of Niger, becomes the first Black bishop of the Church of England

1866-05-24

Berkeley, California named (for George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne)

1870-05-24

Memoria of Jackson Kemper, 1st Missionary Bishop in US

1871-09-20

Bishop John Coleridge Patteson martyred on the island of Nukapu, a Polynesian outlier island now in the Temotu province of the Solomon Islands. He was the first bishop of Melanesia.

1874-11-03

James Theodore Holly, elected bishop of Haiti

1875-06-02

James Augustine Healey became 1st Black Catholic Bishop in US

1877-01-16

Color organ (for light shows) patented, by Bainbridge Bishop

1885-06-24

Samuel David Ferguson becomes 1st US black bishop

1886-03-01

The Anglo-Chinese School, Singapore is founded by Bishop William Oldham.

1889-12-19

Bishop Museum founded in Hawaii

1907-08-17

Bishop forbids Christian membership in Dutch Textile Union

1913-08-22

Robert Martineau, bishop of Blackburn

1916-09-26

Bishop speak against Catholics in trade unions

1917-03-25

Canadian ace Billy Bishop claims his first victory, shooting down a Leutnant Theiller

1917-06-02

Canadian ace Billy Bishop undertakes a solo mission behind enemy lines, shooting down three aircrafts as they were about to take off and several more on the ground, for which he is awarded the Victoria Cross

1918-06-01

Canadian ace Billy Bishop downs 6 aircrafts over a three-day span, including German ace Paul Bilik, reclaiming his top scoring title from James McCudden

1925-03-19

Angelo G Roncalli (later Pope John XXIII) becomes a bishop

1929-02-10

Bishop Stephen Alencastre, dedicates the beautiful Romanesque church of Saint Patrick in Honolulu

1930-05-21

Max Bishop draws 8 walks in a doubleheader

1931-03-20

Bishop Schreiber warns against national-socialism in Berlin

1941-11-09

Hitler threatens Clemens August, Graf von Galen, Bishop of Münster

1944-12-20

Archbishop De Young & bishop Huibers condemn black market

1944-12-20

Bishop forbids membership of non Catholic unions

1951-05-28

Bernardus J Alfrink appointed bishop's asst of Utrecht

1951-09-17

Romanian bishop A Pacha of Timisoara sentenced to 18 years

1962-01-26

Bishop Burke of Buffalo Catholic dioceses declares Chubby Checker's

1962-03-21

Dutch RC bishop Beckers declares himself in favor of birth control

1962-04-05

Mgr J Daems appointed bishop of Antwerp

1964-06-25

Prince A Taylor becomes 1st black methodist bishop (NJ)

1965-10-02

Pope Paul VI named MR Perey bishop's helper of New Orleans

1966-01-16

Harold R Perry becomes 2nd black Roman Catholic bishop in US

1966-06-22

South African Bishop Alphaeus Hamilton Zulu, is refused a passport and thus permission to attend an international church conference by the South African government

1967-09-29

-Oct 29] Rome: 1st bishop synod

1969-07-07

German newspaper Der Spiegel reveals Bishop Defregger of Munich is a war criminal

1969-10-11

-28] Rome: 2nd bishop synod

1970-01-17

John M Burgess installed as bishop of Protestant Episcopals (Mass)

1971-09-30

-11/6] Rome: 3rd bishop synod

1974-09-27

-10/26] Rome: 4th bishop synod

1975-06-02

James A Healy, 1st black Roman Catholic bishop, consecrated (Maine)

1976-09-16

American Episcopal Church approves ordination of women as priests & bishop

1977-06-06

Joseph L Howze installed as bishop of Roman Catholic diocese (Miss)

1977-06-19

Pope Paul VI makes 19th-cen bishop John Neumann 1st US male saint

1979-04-24

Rhodesian bishop Muzorewa wins general election

1979-05-27

Pope John Paul II ordains John J O'Conner as a bishop

1979-05-29

Bishop Abel Muzorewa is sworn in as Zimbabwe's 1st black PM

1979-06-01

Rhodesian bishop Able Muzorewa becomes premier

1980-05-29

"Billy Bishop Goes to War" opens at Morosco Theater NYC for 12 perfs

1980-06-07

"Billy Bishop Goes to War" closes at Morosco NYC after 12 perfs

1984-10-16

Desmond Tutu, black Anglican Bishop, wins Nobel Peace Prize

1984-12-10

South African Bishop Desmond Tutu received his Nobel Peace Prize

1986-05-06

Donald E Pelotte becomes 1st native American bishop

1988-09-24

Barbara C Harris of Mass, elected 1st woman Episcopal bishop

1989-01-29

Episcopal Church of the United States appoints Barbara Harris as its first female bishop

1989-02-11

Barbara Clementine Harris consecrated 1st female bishop (Episcopalian)

1989-02-12

Barbara Harris becomes 1st female bishop of a US Episcopal church

1990-06-29

World's first female diocesan Anglican bishop, Dr Penny Jamieson, appointed, New Zealand

1991-08-19

Janel Bishop, 17, of New Hampshire, crowned 9th Miss Teen USA

1996-01-27

Catherine Roskam becomes the 1st NY female Episcopal bishop

2012-11-04

Bishop Tawadros appointed as the 118th Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church

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Bishop - Notable Birthdays

Saint NicholasMar 15, 270

Gregory of ToursNov 30, 538

bossuetSep 27, 1627

Billy BishopFeb 8, 1894

Bishop - Birthdays
Date Event
270-03-15

Saint Nicholas [Nikolaos of Myra], Patara Asia Minor, Greek Bishop (Santa Claus)

538-11-30

St Gregory of Tours, Auvergne, Gaul, chronicler/bishop (Historia Francorum), (d. 594)

582-08-13

Arnulf of Metz, French bishop and saint (d. 640)

975-07-25

Thietmar, bishop of Merseburg, German chronicler

1261-02-01

Walter de Stapledon, English bishop (d. 1326)

1287-01-24

Richard Aungerville, English bishop (d. 1345)

1472-05-31

Erardus van der Mark, prince-bishop of Luik/cardinal

1480-06-01

Tiedemann Giese, Polish Catholic bishop (d. 1550)

1487-02-14

Henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht/Worms/Freising

1495-11-21

John Bale, England, bishop/anti-catholic playwright (Kynge Johan)

1504-06-02

George/Joris van Egmont, bishop of Utrecht

1510-06-09

Nicolaas van Nieuwland, corrupt 1st bishop of Harlem

1517-07-10

Odet de Coligny, Cardinal of Châtillon/bishop

1521-12-13

Sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90)

1522-05-24

John Jewel, English bishop (d. 1571)

1523-02-20

Jan Blahoslav, Czech humanist/bishop (Bohemian brothers)

1554-12-17

Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Liege/archbishop of Cologne

1567-08-21

Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint

1574-07-01

Joseph Hall, English bishop and writer (d. 1656)

1577-10-07

Ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/archbishop

1583-01-08

Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist

1596-12-21

Petro Mohyla, Moldovan Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop of Kiev and Galicia (d. 1646)

1612-06-25

John Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (d. 1634)

1614-01-01

John Wilkins, English Bishop of Chester (d. 1672)

1620-09-29

John L baron of Elderen, 63rd prince-bishop of Luik (1688-94)

1621-10-08

Maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Liege/bishop of Hildesheim

1627-09-27

Jacques-Benigne bossuet, French bishop and writer (Louis XIV court preacher), (d. 1704)

1632-06-10

Esprit Fléchier, French writer and bishop (d. 1710)

1633-01-31

Nathaniel Crew, English bishop (Durham)

1638-01-10

Nicolas Steno, Danish Scientist and Bishop (d. 1686)

1639-09-17

Hans Herr, Mennonite bishop (d. 1725)

1643-09-17

Gilbert Burnet, Bishop of Salisbury/author

1650-09-23

Jeremy Collier, English bishop (d. 1726)

1662-05-18

George Smalridge, English bishop of Bristol (d. 1719)

1674-01-24

Thomas Tanner, English bishop (d. 1735)

1678-03-15

Dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop

1685-03-12

George Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne

1694-06-20

Hans A Brorson, Danish poet/bishop of Ribe

1696-09-27

Alfonsus M de' Liguori, Ital theologist/bishop/religious order founder

1698-12-24

William Warburton, English Bishop of Gloucester (d. 1779)

1701-01-27

Johann N von Hontheim, German church historian/suffragan (bishop)

1703-09-03

Johan-Theodoor van Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik/cardinal

1710-11-27

Robert Lowth, British bishop (d. 1787)

1719-06-11

Franz K von Velbruck, German free mason/prince-bishop of Luik

1720-01-13

Richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (d. 1808)

1721-07-14

John Douglas, Scottish Anglican bishop and man of letters (d. 1807)

1729-04-13

Thomas Percy, English literary/bishop of Dromore

1736-06-05

Corneille F de Nelis, Flemish scholar/bishop of Antwerp

1740-08-14

Pius VII, [Luigi B Chiaramonti], bishop of Imola/Pope (1800-23)

1768-01-10

James Varicick, 1st AME Zion Bishop

1778-01-03

Antoni Melchior Fijałkowski, Polish bishop (d. 1861)

1785-01-23

Carl A Agardh, Sweden, botanist/bishop of Karlstad

1786-11-18

Henry Rowley Bishop, British composer/conductor

1786-11-18

H.R. Bishop, Road to Zanzibar

1795-08-28

Joannes A Paredis, Belgian Bishop of Roermond

1796-05-17

Martinus J Niewindt, bishop of Curacao (advocate for fair treatment and abolition of slavery)

1799-10-30

Ignace Bourget, bishop of Montreal (d. 1885)

1811-02-24

Daniel A Payne, Bishop/reformer/educator of AME Church

1811-11-24

Ditler G Monrad, Danish theologist/bishop/premier (1863- )

1811-12-25

Wilhelm E Freiherr von Ketteler, German politician/bishop of Mainz

1814-08-23

James Roosevelt Bayley, first Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, and the eighth Archbishop of Baltimore (d. 1877)

1821-03-01

Joseph Hubert Reinkens, German Catholic bishop (d. 1896)

1825-06-21

William Stubbs, English historian and Anglican bishop of Oxford (d. 1901)

1828-04-13

Joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham

1830-04-06

James Augustine Healy, Macon Ga, 1st black Roman Catholic bishop

1830-08-05

James A Healy, 1st black bishop in America

1831-12-19

Bernice Pauahi Bishop, Hawaiian philanthropist (d. 1884)

1833-02-01

Henry McNeal Turner, black methodist bishop

1834-07-16

Peter Leyten, bishop of Breda (1885-1914)

1835-01-17

Antanas Baranauskas, Lithuanian bishop/poet/dialectologist

1835-12-13

Phillips Brooks, Episcopal bishop/composer (Little Town of Bethlehem)

1840-01-22

Ernest Roland Wilberforce, English bishop (d. 1907)

1843-07-05

Mandell Creighton, English bishop/historian

1846-05-17

Edmund Bishop, English secretary of Thomas Carlyle

1847-08-27

Gustave J Waffelaert, Flemish theologist/bishop of Bridge

1848-02-07

Alfred Bishop, The Brass Bottle

1854-04-21

William Stang, Roman Catholic Bishop (d. 1907)

1860-05-23

Charles S. Abbe, The Bishop's Candlesticks

1861-01-06

George Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940)

1862-02-18

Milford W. Howard, The Bishop of the Ozarks

1865-08-22

Piet A W Hopmans, bishop of Breda (Eucharistic Crusade)

1870-10-23

Francis Kelley, Catholic Bishop of Oklahoma (d. 1948)

1871-02-07

Chester Bishop, Missing Daughters

1871-10-09

George Gauthier, Bishop of Montreal and rector of the Université de Montréal (d. 1940)

1873-03-14

Johannes Aengenent, sociologist/bishop of Haarlem (1928-35)

1874-01-25

Hewlett Johnson, [Red Dean of Canterbury], English bishop

1874-08-04

A.G. Heimerl, The Bowery Bishop

1878-03-16

Clemens A Graaf von Galen, cardinal/bishop of Munster/anti-nazi

1878-04-26

Saint Rafael Guízar Valencia, Mexican Catholic bishop

1880-02-03

Arnoldus JH Aerts, bishop of Neth-Guinea (1920-42)

1880-02-09

Duncan Penwarden, The Bishop's Candlesticks

1880-03-03

Florence Auer, The Bishop's Wife

1880-05-15

Otto Dibelius, German theologist/bishop (Confessional Church)

1881-02-17

Bess Streeter Aldrich, Cheers for Miss Bishop

1882-01-06

Fan S. Noli, Albanian bishop (d. 1965)

1882-05-23

James Gleason, NYC, writer/actor (Bishop's Wife, Flying Fool)

1883-03-24

James I Wedgwood, British theosophist/old-catholic bishop

1884-02-01

Aaron E. Bishop, Whose Wife?

1885-05-31

Alois Hudal, bishop, helped Nazis escape trial (d. 1963)

1888-08-17

Monty Woolley, The Bishop's Wife

1890-08-30

David C. Werner, Cheers for Miss Bishop

1890-11-05

Dorothy Vaughan, The Bishop's Wife

1891-10-11

Antonius [Jacob LT] van der Veen Zeppenfeldt, Antillian Bishop

1891-9-05

David Leonard, The Bishop's Wife

1892-04-25

Ben Erway, The Bishop's Wife

1892-05-21

John Peale Bishop, US poet (This Side of Paradise)

1894-02-08

Billy Bishop [William Bishop], Owen Sound, Ontario, Canadian First World War flying ace

1895-05-08

Fulton J Sheen, El Paso Ill, bishop (Life is Worth Living)

1898-07-01

Andre-Marie Charue, bishop of Namen Belgium

1899-06-30

Frantisek Tomasek, bishop of Prague/cardinal

1899-08-20

Hanns Lilje, German Lutherian bishop/antifascist (Church und Welt)

1903-06-01

Blessed Vasyl Velychkovsky C.Ss.R Bishop and Martyr (d. 1973)

1905-06-29

Alphaeus Hamilton Zulu (Bishop Zulu), Nquthu Natal, Anglican bishop of Zululand and Swaziland

1905-08-29

Martinus A Jansen, Bishop of Rotterdam (1956-70)

1905-11-29

Marcel Lefebvre, French Roman catholic bishop (d. 1991)

1906-06-11

Clifford Leofric Purdy Bishop, bishop

1906-08-17

Hazel Bishop, chemist/cosmetics manufacturer

1907-08-12

James Herbert Lloyd Morrell, bishop

1907-11-21

Jim Bishop, author (The Day Lincoln was Shot)

1907-11-27

Joe Bishop, Revolutionary Road

1908-01-05

Monica Collingwood, The Bishop's Wife

1908-04-12

John T Hughes, Bishop to Forces

1908-04-18

Edward Roberts, bishop (Ely)

1908-04-20

Wilhelmus M Bekkers, bishop of Hertogenbosch

1908-04-28

Arnoud Breeveld, Suriname bishop

1909-02-04

Kenneth W Howell, English Anglican bishop (Chile/Bolivia/Peru)

1909-03-01

Robert Selby Taylor, bishop

1909-11-22

Theodorus H J Zwartkruis, Bishop of Haarlem Netherlands (1966-83)

1910-08-08

Ben Bishop, The Bull of the West

1911-02-08

Elizabeth Bishop, US poet (North & South)/Pulitzer Prize (1956)

1911-02-08

Elizabeth Bishop, Where Are the Dolls

1911-04-02

'Babe' Agamenoni, The Bishop's Wife

1912-06-10

Leslie Brown, Bishop (St Edmundsbury & Ipswich)

1912-10-21

Terry Bishop, Daybreak in Udi

1913-02-14

James Pike, Oklahoma City, bishop (Beyond Anxiety)

1913-04-08

H Ernst, bishop (Breda Neth)

1913-05-27

Arthur Mervyn Stockwood, bishop (Southwark England)

1913-08-01

Jerome Moross, The Bishop's Wife

1913-08-21

Diana Churchill, actress (Spider, Sally Bishop, Housemaster)

1914-02-15

R W Woods, bishop (Worcester)

1914-08-30

Julie Bishop, Denver CO, actress (My Hero, Northern Pursuit, Threat)

1914-08-30

Julie Bishop, The Black Cat

1915-04-13

R N Coote, Bishop (Colchester)

1916-05-09

Cyril Bowles, bishop of Derby

1917-03-03

Peter Garey, The Case of the Stuttering Bishop

1917-07-16

William Bishop, Oak Park Ill, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life)

1917-10-27

Augustine Harris, British Bishop of Middlesbrough (d. 2007)

1917-11-15

Gerardus H de Bold, bishop of Breda (1962-67)

1918-02-03

Joey Bishop, [Gottlieb], Bronx, talk show host (Joey Bishop Show)

1918-02-03

Joey Bishop, The Delta Force

1918-05-16

Kevin Skelton, Bishop (Lichfield)

1918-07-06

David Phethean, The Bishop's Candlesticks

1918-07-16

William Bishop, Short Cut to Hell

1918-07-30

Rummy Bishop, Adventures in Babysitting

1919-01-27

H D Halsey, Bishop of Carlisle

1919-05-21

Mark Wood, bishop (Ludlow)

1920-02-04

John Hartford Worlock, Roman Catholic Bishop of Liverpool

1920-03-05

Leontine Tg Kelly, 1st black female bishop (Methodist)

1921-05-08

Graham Leonard, bishop of London

1921-07-21

Ron Bishop, The Red Pony

1921-11-07

Lois Ranson, Cheers for Miss Bishop

1922-04-09

Gerald Moverley, Roman Catholic bishop (Hallam)

1922-10-17

Leonard Bishop, Seven in Darkness

1923-03-28

Ronald Bishop, A Christmas Carol at Ford's Theatre

1924-10-20

Stanley Eric Francis Booth-Clibborn, bishop (Manchester)

1925-01-26

David Jenkins, Bishop (Durham)

1925-04-14

Abel Muzorewa, bishop/premier (Rhodesia)

1925-04-17

John Yates, bishop (Lambeth England)

1925-08-27

Richard Rutt, bishop of Leicester

1925-12-28

Bill [William] Westwood, British bishop of Peterborough

1927-06-19

Robert Bishop, Court Martial

1928-05-17

Ian Griggs, bishop (Ludlow)

1929-03-06

David Sheppard, bishop (Liverpool)/cricketer (England batsman)

1929-03-28

Aubrey J Watson Sr, bishop

1929-05-03

John Bishop, Drop Zone

1929-05-06

John Taylor, bishop (St Albans)/Lord High Almoner to Queen

1929-06-18

James Bishop, editor (London News Publications)

1929-08-14

Hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter

1930-06-12

Barbara Harris, 1st US Episcopal female bishop

1930-06-16

David Konstant, bishop (Leeds)

1930-06-20

John Waine, bishop (Chelmsford)

1931-08-02

Pierre DuMaine, Catholic bishop

1931-08-21

Nancy Hadley, Los Angeles California, actress (Love That Jill, Joey Bishop Show)

1931-08-25

Regis Philbin, Bronx, New York, American talk & game show host (Joey Bishop Show, Live with Regis & Kathie Lee)

1932-02-14

Michael Ball, Bishop (Truro)

1932-02-14

Peter Ball, Bishop (Gloucester)

1932-06-11

Ed Bishop, 2001: A Space Odyssey

1932-10-07

Joannes M Gijsen, Bishop of Roermond

1932-9-12

Wes Bishop, The Black Gestapo

1934-03-20

Marion Conti, arch bishop (Aberdeen England)

1935-01-30

John George Hughes, bishop of Kensington

1935-08-15

Abby Dalton, Las Vegas NV, actress (Joey Bishop Show)

1935-09-17

Timothy Bavin, Bishop of Portsmouth

1935-11-08

Alfonso López Trujillo, Colombian Cardinal Bishop

1936-02-22

J. Michael Bishop, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate

1936-08-03

Jerry G. Bishop, Screaming Yellow Theatre

1936-08-11

J L Thompson, Bishop (Bath & Wells)

1936-10-02

Roger Sainsbury, bishop of Barking

1936-11-05

Michael Bishop, Last of the Long-haired Boys

1936-11-09

Teddy Infuhr, The Bishop's Wife

1937-08-31

Warren Berlinger, Bkln, actor (Larry-Joey Bishop Shop, Take Two)

1937-10-28

Mel A. Bishop, Killer Klowns from Outer Space

1938-05-08

Pierre Lucien Claverie, bishop of Oran

1939-08-01

Stephen Sykes, Bishop of Ely

1939-09-22

Gilbert E. Patterson, American minister and presiding bishop of the Church of God in Christ (d. 2007)

1939-10-01

Sonny Bishop, 1967 AFL Championship Game

1940-03-26

Bill Ind, Bishop-designate (Truro)

1940-06-04

Ludwig Schwarz, Austrian bishop

1940-06-28

Roderick Wright, ex-Scottish bishop (d. 2005)

1940-10-29

José Ulises Macías Salcedo, Catholic bishop

1942-02-10

Michael Bishop, CEO (British Midland Airways)

1942-10-21

Elvin Bishop, Tulsa OK, rock guitarist (Fooled Around & Fell in Love)

1942-10-21

Elvin Bishop, Guardians of the Galaxy

1942-11-20

Paulos Faraj Rahho, Iraqi Chaldean Catholic bishop (d. 2008)

1944-02-28

Kelly Bishop, CO, actress (Unmarried Woman, Advice to Lovelorn)

1944-02-28

Kelly Bishop, Dirty Dancing

1944-06-29

Sean O'Malley, American Roman Catholic bishop

1945-07-11

Patrick Joseph McGrath, Catholic bishop

1945-11-12

Michael Bishop, US, sci-fi author (Nebula, Stolen Faces)

1945-11-12

Michael Bishop, Seasons of Belief

1946-06-13

Pat Bishop, Don's Party

1946-12-27

Donna L. Bishop, Slackers

1947-02-04

Sanford Bishop, (Rep-D-Georgia)

1947-06-20

Josef Clemens, German bishop and Secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Laity

1948-02-25

Stewart Bishop, Episode #1.444

1948-04-12

Phillan Bishop, Messiah of Evil

1948-11-03

Lia Tanzi, The Bishop's Bedroom

1948-11-30

Larry Bishop, Kill Bill: Vol. 2

1948-12-01

Tom Wright, English bishop and theologian

1949-02-17

John Bishop, The Russ Abbot Show

1949-04-29

Ed Bishop, Little White Boy

1949-08-06

Clarence Richard Silva, Catholic Bishop of Honolulu

1951-07-13

Rob Bishop, American politician

1951-11-14

Stephen Bishop, rocker vocalist

1951-11-14

Stephen Bishop, Anger Management

1955-11-10

Loanne Bishop, General Hospital

1956-07-17

Julie Bishop, Episode #3.12

1957-03-10

Keith Bishop, Super Bowl XXI

1958-04-11

Patrick Bishop, Starship Troopers

1958-07-02

Thomas Bickerton, American Methodist bishop

1960-02-25

Glen Bishop, cricketer (S Aussie bat, 2 ODI's for Australia 1987)

1964-01-30

Stephanie Bishop, Looking for Eric

1964-08-10

Bishop, 30 Rock: A XXX Parody

1964-9-23

Paul Bishop, Never Tell Me Never

1966-01-06

Nancy Bishop, The Avengers

1966-11-30

John Bishop, John Bishop Live: The Elvis Has Left the Building Tour

1967-10-24

Ian Bishop, cricketer (West Indian fast bowler)

1967-10-24

Ian Bishop, Match 1: Kolkata Knight Riders vs. Delhi Daredevils

1970-04-08

Harold Bishop, NFL tight end (Cleveland Browns)

1970-05-07

Diijon Bishop, Unplugged

1970-07-24

Blaine Bishop, NFL safety (Houston Oilers)

1970-07-24

Blaine Bishop, Super Bowl XXXIV

1970-9-06

Edwina Bishop, Rabbit-Proof Fence

1971-05-02

Greg Bishop, NFL guard (NY Giants)

1971-05-02

Greg Bishop, Atlanta Falcons vs. New York Giants

1972-07-21

Orlando Bishop, The Secret Life of the American Teenager

1972-10-19

Carolyn Bishop, Profile for Murder

1972-11-18

Stephen Bishop Seely, Bugchaser

1972-9-21

Troy Bishop, Scream

1973-05-02

Tim Bishop,

1973-10-13

Rene Bishop, RoboCop

1973-9-19

Nic Bishop, Walking on Water

1974-06-09

Sterling Bishop, Not Twilight

1975-11-13

Floyd Bishop Jr., Ice Age

1975-9-02

Bryan Bishop, Angst

1976-01-15

Meredith Bishop, Klepto

1976-05-15

Rian Bishop, The Price

1976-11-08

T.M. Bishop, Pulp Comedy

1976-9-11

Leilani Bishop, Intern

1977-07-07

Kate Bishop, Love's Unending Legacy

1978-05-08

Byron Daniel Bishop, In the Name of the Brotherhood

1978-9-13

Bryan Bishop, Episode dated 3 May 2014

1979-06-26

Christopher R. Bishop, Corruption

1979-08-28

Josh Bishop, Made in Japan

1980-06-18

Kevin Bishop, L'auberge espagnole

1980-08-19

Duke Bishop, Steak & Espionage

1981-05-07

David Bishop, Party at the Palace: The Queen's Concerts, Buckingham Palace

1981-06-01

Nathan Bishop, Gardens of the Night

1983-06-07

Brice Bishop-Pullan, Sicko

1984-02-24

Steven Erik Bishop, Scooby-Doo

1984-03-06

Stacey Bishop, Hachi: A Dog's Tale

1984-05-26

Sarah Bishop, The Astronaut

1984-9-28

Keith Bishop, 3 Minutes to Air

1985-02-10

Crystal Bishop, John Tucker Must Die

1985-06-21

Lauren Attadia, The Bishop Revival

1986-08-08

Christopher Bishop, Suffering the Global Quackery

1988-04-19

Dana Bishop, Fox 47 News at 9

1988-12-15

Neil Bishop, The Harbinger

Bishop - Notable Deaths

Saint NicholasDec 6, 343

Gregory of ToursNov 17, 594

Jacques-Bénigne BossuetApr 12, 1704

Billy BishopSep 11, 1956

Bishop - Deaths
Date Event
155-07-11

Pius I, bishop of Rome (approx 140-155)/saint/martyr, dies

257-08-02

St Stephen I, bishop of Rome (Pope) (254-57)/heretic fighter, dies

258-08-06

Saint Sixtus II, bishop of Rome (257-58), beheaded

258-09-14

Thascius C Cyprian, Saint/Bishop of Carthage, dies at 58

304-10-25

Marcellinus, bishop of Rome, dies

336-10-07

Pope Saint Mark, bishop of Rome (336), dies of natural causes

343-12-06

Saint Nicholas, Greek Bishop who became the model for Santa Claus, dies at 73

352-09-12

Maximinus van Trier, bishop of Trier/saint, dies

371-08-01

St Eusebius of Vercelli, Italian bishop (b. c. 283)

379-01-01

Saint Basil the Great, Bishop of Caesare and theologian (Moralia), dies

384-05-13

Servatius/Aravatius, bishop of Tongeren, dies at 65+

397-04-04

Ambrosius, gov of Liguria/bishop of Milan (374-97)/saint, dies

397-11-08

Martin of Tours, [St Martin], bishop of Tours, dies

397-11-11

Martinus, (St Maarten), Roman bishop of Tours, dies at about 81

401-12-19

Anastasius I, Bishop of Rome (399-401), dies

422-09-04

St Boniface I, Italian Bishop of Rome, dies

429-01-16

Honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430]

480-03-04

Saint Landry, bishop of Sées

521-07-17

Magnus Felix Ennodius, bishop and Latin poet (b. 474)

533-01-13

Remigius van Reims, 1st bishop of Reims (459-533)/saint, dies about 96

540-10-01

Vedastus St Vaast, 1st bishop of Atrecht/saint, dies

546-09-09

St. Ciarán of Clonmacnoise, Irish bishop

556-02-21

Maximianus van Ravenna, bishop (Basilica S Stefano), dies

578-07-30

Jacob Baradaeus, Bishop of Edessa

594-11-17

St Gregory of Tours, Frankisch bishop of Tours, dies at 55

599-07-16

Monulphus, bishop of Tongeren-Maastricht (St Servaaskerk), dies

604-05-26

Augustinus van Canterbury, bishop/apostle of England, dies (or 605)

640-07-18

Arnulf, bishop of Metz (614-640)/politician, dies at about 58

640-11-27

Acharius, bishop of Noyon/saint, dies

651-08-31

Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, Irish bishop and missionary

660-12-01

Eligius/Eloy, French bishop of Tournay-Noyon/saint, dies

709-04-24

Wilfrid, English bishop and saint, dies at about 76

709-05-25

Aldhelm, Abbot of Malmesbury, Bishop of Sherborne. English poet and scholar (b. cica 639)

727-05-30

Hubertus, bishop of Tongeren-Maastricht/saint, dies at about 72

729-04-24

Egbert[us], English bishop/saint, dies in Iona at 89

739-11-07

Willibrord, [Clemens], 1st bishop of Utrecht/saint 695-739, dies at 81

754-06-05

Eoda, English speaking bishop of Utrecht, murdered

766-03-06

Chrodegang, church reformer/bishop of Mainz, dies at about 50

784-11-14

Alberik I, bishop of Utrecht, dies

809-03-26

Liudger, missionary/1st bishop of Munster/saint, dies at about 66

821-12-18

Theodulf, Bishop of Orléans

852-04-29

Amalarius/Fortunatus/Symphosius of Metz/Lyon, bishop, dies at 76

859-03-11

Eulogius of Cordoba, Spanish Bishop and Christian Martyr

862-07-02

St. Swithun, Bishop of Winchester(b. 789)

865-02-03

Ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies

916-07-27

Kliment/Clemens van Ohrid, Bulgaria bishop of Ohrid/saint, dies

917-11-29

Radboud, bishop of Utrecht/Deventer (900-17)/saint, dies

945-07-23

Richarius, bishop of Luik (922-45), dies

973-07-04

Ulrich of Augsburg, German bishop (b. 890)

974-04-25

Ratherius of Verona/Liege, bishop/abbot, dies at about 84

975-12-27

Balderik, bishop of Utrecht (918-75), dies

995-05-10

Boudouin, bishop of Utrecht

997-04-23

Vojtech "Adalbert" of Prague, 2nd bishop of Prague/apostle, dies at 40

1008-04-10

Notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies

1010-05-03

Ansfried, 9th bishop of Utrecht (995-1010)/saint, dies at about 69

1026-11-27

Adalbert II, bishop of Utrecht (1010-26), dies

1036-06-12

Tedald, Bishop of Arezzo

1054-07-19

Bernold[us] Benno/Bernulphus, bishop of Utrecht (1027-54)/saint, dies

1075-06-23

Theoduinus, Beiers prince-bishop of Liege, dies

1076-04-27

Willem, bishop of Utrecht (1054-76), murderer of earl Floris I, dies

1079-05-09

Stanislaus, Polish bishop of Kraków, murdered

1089-04-28

Dirk de Grote, bishop of Verdun/Basel/archbishop of Trier, dies

1091-05-31

Hendrik van Verdun, bishop of Luik (1075-91), dies

1092-05-07

Remigius de Fécamp, first bishop of Lincoln (b. unknown)

1098-01-03

Walkelin, first Norman bishop of Winchester (b. unknown)

1099-04-14

Conrad, bishop of Utrecht, stabbed to death

1113-06-19

Odo/Odardus van Kamerijk, French writer/bishop of Kamerijk, dies

1116-12-23

Ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies

1132-04-01

St-Hugues, Bishop of Grenoble (b. 1053)

1139-06-23

Andries van Kuik, bishop of Utrecht, dies

1150-11-11

Hartbert, bishop of Utrecht (1140-50), dies

1156-01-20

Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland

1156-01-30

Herman van Horn, bishop of Utrecht (1151/52-56), dies

1160-05-03

Peter Lombard, Italian scholar and bishop (b. c.1100)

1160-07-21

Peterus Lombardus, Italian theologist/bishop of Paris, dies

1167-02-27

Robert of Melun, English philosopher/bishop of Hereford, dies

1178-05-27

Godfried van Rhenen, bishop of Utrecht, dies

1192-11-24

Albert I van Leuven/Luik, Belgian bishop of Luik/saint, dies at 27

1196-04-30

Boudouin II, bishop of Utrecht (1178-96), dies

1199-03-17

Jocelin, bishop of Glasgow

1212-12-05

Derek II of Are, Bishop of Utrecht (1197-1212), dies

1214-04-30

Huguccio/Hugo van Pisa, Italian bishop, dies

1227-07-27

Otto II van Lippe, bishop of Utrecht (1216-27), dies

1229-01-17

Albert, Bishop of Riga/Albert of Buxhoeveden, founder of the Livonian Brothers of the Sword, dies at about 68

1229-04-04

Hugo van Pierrepont, bishop of Liege, dies

1240-01-29

Pelagio Galvani, Cardinal-Bishop of Albano (b. va. 1165)

1240-05-01

Jacques de Vitry, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals

1253-10-08

Robert Grosseteste, English Bishop/expert (optica), dies

1260-02-19

Boniface, of Lausanne, Belgian bishop/saint, dies

1267-06-04

Hendrik of Vianden, bishop of Utrecht (1252-67), dies

1271-10-15

Hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies

1276-09-06

Vicedomino de Vicedominis, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals (b. ca. 1215)

1280-11-15

Albertus Magnus the Great, German leader/bishop Regensburg, dies at 87

1297-08-19

Saint Louis of Toulouse, French Catholic bishop (b. 1274)

1298-07-14

Jacob de Voragine, Italian bishop/writer (Golden Legend), dies

1301-07-04

Willem II Berthout van Mechelen, bishop of Utrecht, dies in battle

1309-07-13

Jan I van Nassau, bishop of Utrecht, dies

1317-05-28

Guy van Avesnes/Henegouwen, bishop of Utrecht, dies at about 63

1322-07-20

Frederik II van Sierck, bishop of Utrecht (1317-22), dies

1326-10-15

Walter de Stapledon, English bishop (b. 1261)

1340-06-01

Jan III van Diest, bishop of Utrecht (1322-40), dies

1340-12-04

Henry Burghersh, English bishop and chancellor (b. 1292)

1344-11-03

Adolf van der Mark, prince-bishop of Liege (1313-44), dies at 56

1345-04-14

Richard Aungerville, English bishop and writer (b. 1287)

1350-12-26

Jean de Marigny, French bishop

1368-08-26

Engelbrecht van der Mark, prince-Bishop of Luik (1345-64), dies

1371-06-13

Jan V of Virneburg, bishop of Utrecht (Pledge Vollenhove), dies

1374-01-06

Andreas Corsini, Italian saint/bishop of Fiesole, dies

1378-07-01

Jan I V van Arkel, bishop of Utrecht/Luik, dies

1380-12-24

John von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies

1382-07-11

Nicholas van Oresme, French philosopher/bishop of Lisieux, dies at 62

1393-04-04

Floris van Wevelinkhoven, bishop of Utrecht, dies

1404-09-27

William of Wykeham, chancellor/Bishop of Winchester, dies

1423-10-09

Frederik III of Blankenheim, bishop of Straatsburg/Utrecht, dies

1425-01-06

Jan of Bavaria, liege of Holland/bishop/duke, dies

1433-09-21

Zweder van Kuilenberg, bishop of Utrecht

1437-11-20

Thomas Langley, bishop of Durham, cardinal and lord chancellor (b. 1363)

1442-12-18

Pierre Cauchon, French Catholic bishop (b. 1371)

1444-06-23

Marcus, [Manuel] Eugenicus, Byzantine bishop of Efeze/theologist, dies

1455-03-24

Rudolf van Diepholt, bishop/cardinal of Utrecht (1448-55), dies

1456-01-08

St Lawrence Justinian, Italian bishop and first Patriarch of Venice (b. 1381)

1459-10-18

Jan of Heinsberg, bishop of Luik (1419-56), dies

1464-08-11

Nicholas van Cusa, philosopher/bishop of Brixen, dies

1469-05-30

Lope de Barrientos, Spanish bishop

1482-08-30

Louis van Bourbon, prince-Bishop of Luik (Cluppelslagers), dies

1491-12-03

Thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies

1496-04-16

David van Bourgondie, Bishop of Utrecht (1456-96), dies at about 69

1500-10-01

John Alcock, English Catholic bishop

1505-12-18

John IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed

1514-01-02

William Smyth, English bishop and statesman (bc. 1460)

1517-09-24

Frederik IV, of Baden, bishop of Utrecht, dies

1524-04-07

Philip of Burgundy, bishop of Utrecht, dies

1533-04-28

Nicholas West, English bishop and diplomat (b. 1461)

1534-07-19

Willem van Enkenvoirt, cardinal/bishop of Utrecht, dies at about 70

1535-06-22

John Fisher, English bishop (1504-35)/cardinal, beheaded at about 65

1535-07-10

Jacob Van Campen, Reconstruction bishop, beheaded

1538-02-16

Everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65

1538-05-08

Edward Fox, English bishop

1548-06-03

Juan de Zumárraga, Spanish Catholic bishop of Mexico (b. 1468)

1550-10-23

Tiedemann Giese, Polish Catholic bishop (b. 1480)

1550-11-07

Jon Arason, the last Roman Catholic bishop of Iceland prior to the reformation, beheaded in Skalholt with his two sons Are and Bjorn. (b. 1484)

1552-01-03

Henry II of Bavaria, bishop of Utrecht (1524-29), dies at 64

1555-02-09

John Hooper, deprived Bishop of Gloucester, burnt for heresy

1555-10-16

Hugh Latimer, English bishop and royal chaplain, burned at the stake as one of the Oxford Martyrs at 80

1555-10-16

Nicholas Ridley, English theologist/bishop of Rochester, burned at the stake as an Oxford martyr

1555-11-12

Stephen Gardiner, English bishop of Winchester, dies at about 65

1557-04-09

Michael Agricola, Finnish theologist/church reformer/bishop, dies

1564-10-04

Pietro P Vergerio, Italian theologist/bishop of Croatia, dies

1565-01-27

Robrecht de Berghes, prince-bishop of Liege (1557-64), dies

1566-07-31

Bartholome de Casas, Spanish historian/bishop of Chiapa, dies at 92

1566-09-27

Marcus A Vida, [Marcus Hieronymus], Italian humanist/poet/bishop, dies

1571-09-23

John Jewel, English bishop (b. 1522)

1571-11-24

Jan Blahoslav, Czech bishop, dies at 48

1580-02-15

Cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies

1580-06-15

Nicolaas van Nieuwland, corrupt 1st bishop of Haarlem, dies at 70

1581-11-07

Richard Davies, Welsh bishop and scholar

1583-07-06

Edmund Grindal, English bishop of London/archbhp of York, dies at 64

1588-11-02

Wilhelmus Damasi, theologist/1st bishop of Roermond, dies at 63

1594-04-29

Thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer

1600-09-10

John Bruhesius, [Bruhesen], bishop of Groningen, dies

1608-02-26

John Still, English bishop

1612-02-17

Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Luik/archbish Cologne, dies at 57

1622-12-28

Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint, dies at 55

1623-07-08

Gregory XV, [Alessandro Ludovisi], bishop of Bologna/Pope, dies at 69

1626-05-04

Arthur Lake, Bishop of Bath and Wells, English bishop and Bible translator (b. 1569)

1626-09-26

Lancelot Andrewes, English theologist/bishop of Winchester, dies at 71

1634-12-29

John Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (b. 1612)

1642-12-04

Armand-Jean Duplessis Richelieu, bishop of Lucon, dies at about 57

1650-09-13

Ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik/archbishop, dies at 72

1656-09-08

Joseph Hall, English bishop and writer (b. 1574)

1662-05-23

John Gauden, English bishop and writer (b. 1605)

1663-01-29

Robert Sanderson, Bishop of Lincoln (1660-63), dies

1663-02-19

Adam Adami, German bishop and diplomat (b. 1603)

1665-11-17

John Earle, English bishop

1667-08-13

Jeremy Taylor, Irish author and bishop (b. 1613)

1672-11-19

John Wilkins, English Bishop of Chester (b. 1614)

1688-06-03

Maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66

1692-07-10

Bridget Bishop, 1st person to be hanged in Salem witch trials Massachusetts USA

1694-02-01

John L baron van Elderen, 63rd bishop of Liege (1688-94), dies at 73

1704-04-10

William Egon of Fürstenberg, Bishop of Strassburg (b. 1629)

1704-04-12

Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet, French bishop and writer, dies at 77

1708-05-06

François de Laval, first bishop of New France (b. 1623)

1710-02-16

Esprit Fléchier, French writer and Bishop of Nîmes (b. 1632)

1711-03-19

Thomas Ken, English bishop and hymn-writer (b. 1637)

1713-07-07

Henry Compton, Bishop of Oxford and privy councillor (b. 1632)

1714-08-26

Edward Fowler, English Bishop of Gloucester (b. 1632)

1715-03-17

Gilbert Burnet, Scottish Bishop of Salisbury (b. 1643)

1719-09-27

George Smalridge, English Bishop of Bristol (b. 1662)

1725-10-11

Hans Herr, Swiss-born Mennonite bishop (b. 1639)

1726-04-26

Jeremy Collier, Engl bishop/historian/opponent to theater, dies at 75

1732-02-22

Francis Atterbury, English bishop and man of letters (b. 1663)

1735-12-14

Thomas Tanner, English bishop and antiquarian (b. 1674)

1742-05-14

Dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop, dies at 64

1753-03-12

George Berkeley, philosopher/bishop (Cloyne), dies on 68th birthday

1763-01-27

John Theodor of Bavaria, prince-bishop of Liege/cardinal, dies

1764-06-03

Hans A Brorson, Danish poet/bishop of Ribe, dies at 69

1773-09-23

Johann Ernst Gunnerus, Norwegian bishop and botanist (b. 1718)

1779-06-07

William Warburton, English critic and Bishop of Gloucester (b. 1698)

1787-08-01

Alfonsus M de' Liguori, Italian theologist/bishop/saint, dies at 90

1787-11-03

Robert Lowth, British bishop and grammarian (b. 1710)

1788-12-06

Jonathan Shipley, British bishop and politician (b. 1714)

1790-09-02

Johann N von Hontheim, German religious historian/Bishop, dies

1798-08-21

Corneille F de Nelis, Flemish scholar/bishop of Antwerp, dies at 62

1807-05-18

John Douglas, Scottish Anglican bishop and man of letters (b. 1721)

1808-05-28

Richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (b. 1720)

1811-09-30

Thomas Percy, English bishop of Dromore, dies at 82

1821-07-21

Maurice J M prince de Broglie, bishop of Ghent, dies at about 55

1826-04-03

Reginald Heber, bishop & hymn writer, dies

1827-01-05

Frederick of York, English duke/bishop/general, dies at 63

1830-10-18

Peter I Petrovic Njegos, bishop (Montenegro), dies

1831-03-26

Richard Allen, AME Church Bishop, dies at 71

1840-04-19

Jean-Jacques Lartigue, Roman catholic bishop of Montreal (b. 1777)

1842-04-11

John England, bishop of Charleston Carolina, dies

1851-10-31

Peter II Petrovic Njegos, bishop of Montenegro (1830-51), dies at 37

1855-04-30

Henry Rowley Bishop, British composer/conductor, dies at 68

1855-04-30

H.R. Bishop, Road to Zanzibar

1859-01-27

Carl A Agardh, Swedish botanist/bishop of Karlstad, dies at 74

1860-01-12

Martinus J Niewindt, bishop on Curacao (christened slaves), dies at 63

1861-10-05

Antoni Melchior Fijałkowski, Polish bishop (b. 1778)

1877-07-13

Wilhelm E Freiherr von Ketteler, German bishop of Mainz, dies at 65

1877-10-03

James Roosevelt Bayley, first Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, and the eighth Archbishop of Baltimore (b. 1814)

1885-06-08

Ignace Bourget, Bishop of Montreal (b. 1799)

1886-06-18

Joannes A Paredis, Belgian/Neth bishop of Roermond, dies at 90

1887-03-28

Ditler G Monrad, Danish bishop/premier (1863-..), dies at 75

1889-12-21

Joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham, dies at 61

1896-01-04

Joseph Hubert Reinkens, German Old Catholic bishop (b. 1821)

1900-08-05

James Augustine Healy, black Roman Catholic bishop, dies at 80

1901-01-14

Mandell Creighton, English bishop/historian, dies at 57

1901-04-22

William Stubbs, historian/bishop, dies

1907-09-09

Ernest Roland Wilberforce, English bishop (b. 1840)

1914-05-17

Peter Leyten, bishop of Breda (1885-1914), dies at 79

1917-02-17

Edmund Bishop, English secretary of Thomas Carlyle, dies at 70

1927-01-27

Blessed Jurgis Matulaitis-Matulevičius (Matulewicz), Lithuanian bishop

1928-05-22

Alfred Bishop, The Brass Bottle

1930-09-13

Duncan Penwarden, The Bishop's Candlesticks

1931-12-16

Gustave J Waffelaert, Flemish theologist/bishop of Bruges, dies at 82

1932-06-16

Charles S. Abbe, The Bishop's Candlesticks

1935-09-03

Johannes Aengenent, bishop of Haarlem (1928-35), dies at 62

1937-05-23

Chester Bishop, Missing Daughters

1937-12-28

Milford W. Howard, The Bishop of the Ozarks

1940-12-08

George Exton Lloyd, Anglican Bishop and theologian (b. 1861)

1941-08-17

David C. Werner, Cheers for Miss Bishop

1942-06-30

Arnoldus J H Aerts, Dutch bishop of New-Guinea, executed at 62

1944-04-04

John Peale Bishop, US poet (Undertaker's Garland), dies at 51

1946-03-22

Clemens A von Galen, bishop of Munster/anti fascist, dies at 68

1951-02-18

Piet A W Hopmans, bishop of Breda (Crusade), dies at 85

1951-03-13

James I Wedgwood, British theosophist/Catholic bishop, dies at 67

1952-04-11

Aaron E. Bishop, Whose Wife?

1952-08-06

A.G. Heimerl, The Bowery Bishop

1954-08-03

Bess Streeter Aldrich, Cheers for Miss Bishop

1955-03-15

Dorothy Vaughan, The Bishop's Wife

1956-05-28

Richard Bishop, Teresa

1956-09-11

Billy Bishop, Canadian pilot in World War I (b. 1894)

1956-09-11

W.A. Bishop, Captains of the Clouds

1959-09-10

Andrew Bishop, Temptation

1959-10-03

William Bishop, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life), dies at 42

1963-05-13

Alois Hudal, bishop, helped Nazi war criminals escape (b. 1885)

1965-03-13

Fan S. Noli, Albanian bishop, poet, and politician (b. 1882)

1966-05-09

Wilhelmus M Bekkers, bishop of Dukeenbosch, dies

1967-01-31

Otto Dibelius, German theologian/bishop, dies at 86

1967-02-25

John Griggs, actor (Joey Bishop Show), dies at 57

1967-03-27

Gerardus H de Vet, the Bold, bishop of Breda (1962-67), dies at 49

1973-06-30

Blessed Vasyl Velychkovsky C.Ss.R Bishop and Martyr (b. 1903)

1974-12-01

Stephen Gill Spottswood, US bishop/chairman (NAACP), dies at 77

1976-08-04

Enrique Angelelli, Argentine bishop

1979-10-06

Elizabeth Bishop, poetess (North & South, Pulitzer 1956), dies at 68

1979-10-06

Elizabeth Bishop, Where Are the Dolls

1979-10-22

Jesse Bishop, murderer, dies in Nevada gas chamber

1979-12-10

Fulton J Sheen, bishop (Life is Worth Living), dies at 84

1981-10-30

Terry Bishop, Daybreak in Udi

1982-12-09

Joey Forman, actor (Sid Caesar Show, Joey Bishop Show), dies at 53

1983-03-28

Martinus A Jansen, bishop of Rotterdam (1956-70), dies at 77

1983-07-25

Jerome Moross, The Bishop's Wife

1983-10-19

Maurice Bishop, premier of Grenada (1979-83), murdered in coup

1983-10-21

Theodorus H J Zwartkruis, Bishop (Haarlem), dies

1984-01-08

Walter Bishop, Double Jeopardy

1985-05-25

Robert Nathan, The Bishop's Wife

1987-07-26

Jim Bishop, The Day Lincoln Was Shot

1988-01-30

Ron Bishop, The Red Pony

1989-01-18

Ben Bishop, The Bull of the West

1989-10-31

Monica Collingwood, The Bishop's Wife

1990-02-07

Dom Heider Camara, nonviolent/human rights Bishop of Brazil, dies

1991-08-22

Phillan Bishop, Messiah of Evil

1993-04-08

H Earnest, bishop of Breda, dies

1993-06-25

Wes Bishop, The Black Gestapo

1994-03-23

Alvara del Portillo, Spanish Opus Dei bishop, dies at 80

1994-04-05

Aubrey J Watson Sr, bishop, dies at 65

1994-06-07

Joseph Ruzindana, Rwandian bishop of Bjumba, murdered

1994-08-19

John George Hughes, bishop of Kensington, dies at 59

1994-09-01

Clifford Leofric Purdy Bishop, bishop, dies at 88

1994-10-08

Diana Churchill, actress (Spider, Sally Bishop), dies at 81

1995-01-13

Arthur Mervyn Stockwood, bishop, dies at 81

1995-04-23

Robert Selby Taylor, bishop, dies at 86

1995-11-22

Leonardo Bercovici, The Bishop's Wife

1996-02-08

John Hartford Worlock, RC Bishop (Liverpool), dies at 76

1996-03-28

James Herbert Lloyd Morrell, bishop, dies at 89

1996-08-01

Pierre Lucien Claverie, bishop of Oran, dies at 58

1999-12-20

Peter Garey, The Case of the Stuttering Bishop

2000-03-28

Pat Bishop, Don's Party

2001-08-30

Julie Bishop, The Black Cat

2002-01-17

Bishop Karas, Sudanese-born American religious leader (b. 1955)

2002-12-19

Leonard Bishop, Seven in Darkness

2005-06-08

Ed Bishop, 2001: A Space Odyssey

2006-10-03

Alberto Ramento, Filipina bishop (b. 1937)

2006-12-20

John Bishop, Drop Zone

2007-03-20

Gilbert E. Patterson, presiding bishop of COGIC (b. 1939)

2007-04-20

Michael Fu Tieshan, Chinese bishop (b. 1931).

2007-05-12

Teddy Infuhr, The Bishop's Wife

2007-10-17

Joey Bishop, American entertainer, member of the Rat Pack (b. 1918)

2007-10-17

Joey Bishop, The Delta Force

2008-01-21

Mel A. Bishop, Killer Klowns from Outer Space

2008-03-11

Byron Daniel Bishop, In the Name of the Brotherhood

2008-04-15

Krister Stendahl, Swedish Lutheran theologian and bishop (b. 1921)

2009-11-04

Hubertus Brandenburg, Roman Catholic Bishop of Stockholm (b. 1923)

2010-02-25

Donna L. Bishop, Slackers

2011-02-04

Michael Bishop, Last of the Long-haired Boys

2012-08-06

Rummy Bishop, Adventures in Babysitting

2013-09-15

Jerry G. Bishop, Screaming Yellow Theatre

2015-01-25

Diijon Bishop, Unplugged

2016-04-04

Ronald Mulkearns, former Catholic Bishop of Ballorat dies aged 86

2016-06-02

Emeritus Bishop Len Boyle has died, aged 85.


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