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Famous Birthdays In December - 29

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

1563  On December - 29 birth of francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer  

1586  On December - 29 birth of francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona  

1678  On December - 29 birth of gotthard Wagner, composer  

1709  On this day in history birth of elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great  

1721  On this day in history birth of madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th  

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

1767  Aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer was born on this day in history.  

1776  On this day in history birth of charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric  

1792  Archibald Alison, Scottish historian (History of Europe) was born on this day in history.  

1796  On December - 29 birth of johann Christian Poggendorff, German physicist (d. 1877)  

1800  Charles Goodyear, inventor (vulcanization process for rubber) was born on December - 29.  

1806  On this day in history birth of william Gladstone, Liberal Prime Minister  

1808  On this day in history birth of andrew Johnson, Raleigh NC, (Unionist), 17th pres (1865-69)  

1808  Gyorgy Apponyi, Hungarian Parliament member was born on December - 29.  

1809  Albert Pike, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1891 was born on this day in history.  

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  Carl Ludwig, German physician (d. 1895) was born on December - 29.  

1831  On this day in history birth of adam Badeau, Bvt Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1895  

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 December - 29.  

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

1856  On this day in history 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 December - 29.  

1876  On December - 29 birth of pablo Casals, Vendrell Catalonia Spain, violinist/conductor/composer  

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  Jess Willard, American boxer (d. 1968) was born on this day in history.  

1887  On December - 29 birth of kiyoshi Nobutoki, composer  

1888  On December - 29 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  On this day in history birth of david Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexico, painter/muralist (Lib of Chile)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 29

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

1141  On December - 29 death of yue Fei, Chinese general, executed  

1170  Death of Thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II on December - 29.  

1558  On December - 29 hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31  

1563  On this day in history death of sebastian Castellio, French theologian (b. 1515)  

1619  Antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies on December - 29.  

1630  Jan Baptist Stalpart van der Wiele, RC pastor/lyricist, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1634  Death of John Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (b. 1612) on this day in history.