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Famous Birthdays In December - 29

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

1563  On this day in history birth of francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer  

1586  On this day in history birth of francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona  

1678  On December - 29 birth of gotthard Wagner, composer  

1709  Elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia/daughter of Peter the Great was born on December - 29.  

1721  Madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th was born on December - 29.  

1743  On December - 29 birth of alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer  

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 this day in history.  

1796  Johann Christian Poggendorff, German physicist (d. 1877) was born on this day in history.  

1800  On December - 29 birth of charles Goodyear, inventor (vulcanization process for rubber)  

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 December - 29 birth of gyorgy Apponyi, Hungarian Parliament member  

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

1809  On this day in history birth of william Ewart Gladstone, (Lib) British PM (1868-74, '80-86, '92-94)  

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

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 this day in history.  

1833  On December - 29 birth of john James Ingalls, (Rep-Ks)  

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  Thomas J Stieltjes, mathematician (Stieltjes integral) was born on December - 29.  

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 December - 29.  

1869  On this day in history birth of bill Howell, cricketer (Australian bowler at turn of century)  

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

1879  On this day in history birth of billy Mitchell, aviation hero Gen (WW I)  

1880  Jean-Fernand Vaubourgoin, composer was born on December - 29.  

1881  Jess Willard, American boxer (d. 1968) was born on this day in history.  

1887  Kiyoshi Nobutoki, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1892  Emory Parnell, St Paul MN, actress (Rocket Man, County Fair) was born on December - 29.  

1896  On December - 29 birth of david Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexico, painter/muralist (Lib of Chile)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0721  On December - 29 death of empress Gemmei of Japan (b. 661)  

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 December - 29 hermann Finck, composer, dies at 31  

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

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

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

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