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Famous Birthdays In December - 29

Friday, 19 December 2014

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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1767  On this day in history 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  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  Andrew Johnson, Raleigh NC, (Unionist), 17th pres (1865-69) was born on this day in history.  

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

1809  On this day in history birth of albert Pike, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1891  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1850  On this day in history birth of tomas Breton y Hernandez, composer  

1856  On this day in history birth of thomas J Stieltjes, mathematician (Stieltjes integral)  

1859  On December - 29 birth of venustiano Carranza, pres of Mexico (1915-20)  

1866  Joseph Limburg, liberal Second-Member of parliament (1905-19) was born on December - 29.  

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

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

1881  On December - 29 birth of jess Willard, American boxer (d. 1968)  

1887  On December - 29 birth of kiyoshi Nobutoki, composer  

1888  On December - 29 birth of joseph Beran, Czech archbishop of Prague/cardinal  

1892  Emory Parnell, St Paul MN, actress (Rocket Man, County Fair) was born on this day in history.  

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

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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 December - 29.  

1170  Death of Thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II on this day in history.  

1558  On December - 29 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  Death of John Albert Vasa, Polish bishop (b. 1612) on this day in history.