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Famous Birthdays In December - 31

Friday, 25 March 2016

0695  Muhammad bin Qasim, Syrian general (d. 715) was born on December - 31.  

1378  Callistus III, [Alfonso the Borja], Pope (1455-58) was born on this day in history.  

1378  On this day in history birth of pope Callixtus III (d. 1458)  

1491  On this day in history birth of jacques Cartier, French explorer (d. 1557)  

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

1540  On this day in history birth of silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri)  

1572  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Yozei of Japan, (d. 1617)  

1668  Hermannus Boerhaave, Dutch medical/botanist was born on December - 31.  

1720  [Bonnie Prince] Charles Edward Stuart, English pretender to throne was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1741  Isabella Maria of Parma, wife of future Holy Roman emperor (d. 1763) was born on December - 31.  

1763  Pierre-Charles Villeneuve, French admiral (d. 1806) was born on December - 31.  

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

1805  On December - 31 birth of marie-C-S de Flavigny Agoult, [Daniel Stern], French author (Knife)  

1815  On December - 31 birth of george Gordon Meade, Major General (Union Army), died in 1872  

1818  On December - 31 birth of maria J Small-Gartmann, actress  

1825  On this day in history birth of francis Trowbridge Sherman, Brig Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1905  

1826  Henry Hiles, composer was born on December - 31.  

1830  Ismail Pasha, kedive of Egypt (1863-79) was born on this day in history.  

1838  On December - 31 birth of emile Loubet, premier/president of France (1892, 1899-1906)  

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

1846  On this day in history birth of richard Kleinmichel, composer  

1855  On this day in history birth of giovanni Pascoli, Italian classicist/poet  

1857  On this day in history birth of king Kelly, American baseball player (d. 1894)  

1859  Max Fiedler, composer was born on this day in history.  

1860  Joseph S. Cullinan, American oil industrialist (d. 1937) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1874  Ernest Austin, composer was born on this day in history.  

1877  On December - 31 birth of lawrence Beesley, English journalist and author (d. 1967)  

1878  On December - 31 birth of horacio Quiroga, Uruguayan author/poet (El Crimen del Otro)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 31

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0192  On this day in history death of lucius AA Commodus, Emperor of Rome (180-192), murdered at 31  

0335  Death of St. Silvester, Pope on this day in history.  

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

0439  On this day in history melania the Younger, Roman monastery founder/saint, dies at about 56  

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

1194  Death of Duke Leopold V of Austria (killed at a tournament) (b. 1157) on December - 31.  

1297  On December - 31 death of humphrey de Bohun, 3rd Earl of Hereford, English soldier (b. 1249)  

1302  On this day in history death of frederick III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1238)  

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