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Famous Birthdays In December - 31

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

0695  On December - 31 birth of muhammad bin Qasim, Syrian general (d. 715)  

1378  On this day in history birth of callistus III, [Alfonso the Borja], Pope (1455-58)  

1378  Pope Callixtus III (d. 1458) was born on this day in history.  

1491  Jacques Cartier, French explorer (d. 1557) was born on December - 31.  

1514  On this day in history birth of andreas Vesalius, Brussels Belgium, anatomist (Fabrica)  

1540  Silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri) was born on December - 31.  

1572  Emperor Go-Yozei of Japan, (d. 1617) was born on December - 31.  

1668  Hermannus Boerhaave, Dutch medical/botanist was born on this day in history.  

1720  On this day in history birth of [Bonnie Prince] Charles Edward Stuart, English pretender to throne  

1724  Franz Joseph Oehlschlagel, composer was born on this day in history.  

1738  Charles Lord Cornwallis, soldier/statesman "fire when ready Gridley" was born on December - 31.  

1741  On December - 31 birth of isabella Maria of Parma, wife of future Holy Roman emperor (d. 1763)  

1763  On this day in history birth of pierre-Charles Villeneuve, French admiral (d. 1806)  

1799  Thomas Taglichsbeck, composer was born on this day in history.  

1805  Marie-C-S de Flavigny Agoult, [Daniel Stern], French author (Knife) was born on this day in history.  

1815  On this day in history birth of george Gordon Meade, Major General (Union Army), died in 1872  

1818  Maria J Small-Gartmann, actress was born on this day in history.  

1825  Francis Trowbridge Sherman, Brig Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1905 was born on December - 31.  

1826  Henry Hiles, composer was born on this day in history.  

1830  On December - 31 birth of ismail Pasha, kedive of Egypt (1863-79)  

1838  Emile Loubet, premier/president of France (1892, 1899-1906) was born on December - 31.  

1846  On December - 31 birth of ferdinand Domela Nieuwenhuis, vicar/Dutch anarchist (Right for all)  

1846  Richard Kleinmichel, composer was born on December - 31.  

1855  Giovanni Pascoli, Italian classicist/poet was born on December - 31.  

1857  King Kelly, American baseball player (d. 1894) was born on this day in history.  

1859  On this day in history birth of max Fiedler, composer  

1860  On this day in history birth of joseph S. Cullinan, American oil industrialist (d. 1937)  

1863  On this day in history birth of alfredo Panzini, Italian author (Dizionario Moderno)  

1864  On December - 31 birth of robert G Aitken, US astronomer (Binary Stars)  

1869  On December - 31 birth of henri Matisse, France, impressionist painter (Odalisque)  

1870  Thomas Connolly, baseball's major league umpire for 50 years was born on December - 31.  

1874  Ernest Austin, composer was born on December - 31.  

1877  Lawrence Beesley, English journalist and author (d. 1967) was born on this day in history.  

1878  Horacio Quiroga, Uruguayan author/poet (El Crimen del Otro) was born on December - 31.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 31

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0192  Death of Lucius AA Commodus, Emperor of Rome (180-192), murdered at 31 on December - 31.  

0335  Death of St. Silvester, Pope on December - 31.  

0406  Godagisel, king of the Vandals, dies in battle on this day in history.  

0439  Melania the Younger, Roman monastery founder/saint, dies at about 56 on December - 31.  

1164  Death of Margrave Ottokar III of Styria (b. 1124) on this day in history.  

1194  On this day in history death of duke Leopold V of Austria (killed at a tournament) (b. 1157)  

1297  Death of Humphrey de Bohun, 3rd Earl of Hereford, English soldier (b. 1249) on this day in history.  

1302  On December - 31 death of frederick III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1238)  

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