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Famous Birthdays In December - 29

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

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

1586  Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona was born on this day in history.  

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

1709  Elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1767  On December - 29 birth of aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer  

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 December - 29.  

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

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

1806  William Gladstone, Liberal Prime Minister was born on this day in history.  

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

1808  On this day in history birth of gyorgy Apponyi, Hungarian Parliament member  

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 December - 29.  

1813  Etienne-Joseph Soubre, composer was born on this day in history.  

1816  Carl Ludwig, German physician (d. 1895) was born on December - 29.  

1831  Adam Badeau, Bvt Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1895 was born on this day in history.  

1833  On this day in history birth of john James Ingalls, (Rep-Ks)  

1843  On December - 29 birth of elisabeth of Wied (pen name was Carmen Sylva), queen of Romania and writer (d. 1916)  

1850  On December - 29 birth of tomas Breton y Hernandez, composer  

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  Joseph Limburg, liberal Second-Member of parliament (1905-19) was born on this day in history.  

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 December - 29.  

1879  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

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

1170  On this day in history death of thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II  

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

1563  Death of Sebastian Castellio, French theologian (b. 1515) on this day in history.  

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 December - 29.  

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