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Famous Birthdays In December - 29

Friday, 25 March 2016

1563  Francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer was born on this day in history.  

1586  Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona was born on December - 29.  

1678  Gotthard Wagner, composer was born on December - 29.  

1709  On December - 29 birth of elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great  

1721  Madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th was born on this day in history.  

1743  Alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer was born on December - 29.  

1767  Aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer was born on December - 29.  

1776  On December - 29 birth of charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric  

1792  On this day in history birth of archibald Alison, Scottish historian (History of Europe)  

1796  On this day in history birth of johann Christian Poggendorff, German physicist (d. 1877)  

1800  Charles Goodyear, inventor (vulcanization process for rubber) was born on this day in history.  

1806  On December - 29 birth of william Gladstone, Liberal Prime Minister  

1808  Andrew Johnson, Raleigh NC, (Unionist), 17th pres (1865-69) was born on December - 29.  

1808  Gyorgy Apponyi, Hungarian Parliament member was born on this day in history.  

1809  Albert Pike, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1891 was born on December - 29.  

1809  William Ewart Gladstone, (Lib) British PM (1868-74, '80-86, '92-94) was born on this day in history.  

1813  On this day in history birth of etienne-Joseph Soubre, composer  

1816  On December - 29 birth of carl Ludwig, German physician (d. 1895)  

1831  Adam Badeau, Bvt Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1895 was born on December - 29.  

1833  John James Ingalls, (Rep-Ks) was born on December - 29.  

1843  Elisabeth of Wied (pen name was Carmen Sylva), queen of Romania and writer (d. 1916) was born on this day in history.  

1850  Tomas Breton y Hernandez, composer was born on this day in history.  

1856  On December - 29 birth of thomas J Stieltjes, mathematician (Stieltjes integral)  

1859  Venustiano Carranza, pres of Mexico (1915-20) was born on this day in history.  

1866  On December - 29 birth of joseph Limburg, liberal Second-Member of parliament (1905-19)  

1869  Bill Howell, cricketer (Australian bowler at turn of century) was born on this day in history.  

1876  Pablo Casals, Vendrell Catalonia Spain, violinist/conductor/composer was born on this day in history.  

1879  On December - 29 birth of billy Mitchell, aviation hero Gen (WW I)  

1880  On this day in history birth of jean-Fernand Vaubourgoin, composer  

1881  On this day in history birth of jess Willard, American boxer (d. 1968)  

1887  On December - 29 birth of kiyoshi Nobutoki, composer  

1888  On this day in history birth of joseph Beran, Czech archbishop of Prague/cardinal  

1892  On this day in history birth of emory Parnell, St Paul MN, actress (Rocket Man, County Fair)  

1896  David Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexico, painter/muralist (Lib of Chile) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous People Died On This Day In History

0721  Death of Empress Gemmei of Japan (b. 661) on December - 29.  

1141  Death of Yue Fei, Chinese general, executed on this day in history.  

1170  On December - 29 death of thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II  

1558  On this day in history hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31  

1563  On December - 29 death of sebastian Castellio, French theologian (b. 1515)  

1619  On December - 29 antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies  

1630  Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51 on December - 29.  

1634  On December - 29 death of john Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (b. 1612)  

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