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Famous Birthdays In December - 31

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

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

1378  On December - 31 birth of callistus III, [Alfonso the Borja], Pope (1455-58)  

1378  On December - 31 birth of pope Callixtus III (d. 1458)  

1491  Jacques Cartier, French explorer (d. 1557) was born on this day in history.  

1514  On December - 31 birth of andreas Vesalius, Brussels Belgium, anatomist (Fabrica)  

1540  Silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri) was born on this day in history.  

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

1668  On December - 31 birth of hermannus Boerhaave, Dutch medical/botanist  

1720  [Bonnie Prince] Charles Edward Stuart, English pretender to throne was born on December - 31.  

1724  On December - 31 birth of franz Joseph Oehlschlagel, composer  

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1738  On December - 31 birth of charles Lord Cornwallis, soldier/statesman "fire when ready Gridley"  

1741  On this day in history birth of isabella Maria of Parma, wife of future Holy Roman emperor (d. 1763)  

1763  On December - 31 birth of pierre-Charles Villeneuve, French admiral (d. 1806)  

1799  On December - 31 birth of thomas Taglichsbeck, composer  

1805  On this day in history birth of marie-C-S de Flavigny Agoult, [Daniel Stern], French author (Knife)  

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

1818  On this day in history birth of maria J Small-Gartmann, actress  

1825  Francis Trowbridge Sherman, Brig Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1905 was born on this day in history.  

1826  On this day in history birth of henry Hiles, composer  

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

1838  On this day in history 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  Richard Kleinmichel, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1857  On December - 31 birth of king Kelly, American baseball player (d. 1894)  

1859  On December - 31 birth of max Fiedler, composer  

1860  On December - 31 birth of joseph S. Cullinan, American oil industrialist (d. 1937)  

1863  On December - 31 birth of alfredo Panzini, Italian author (Dizionario Moderno)  

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

1869  Henri Matisse, France, impressionist painter (Odalisque) was born on this day in history.  

1870  On December - 31 birth of thomas Connolly, baseball's major league umpire for 50 years  

1874  On December - 31 birth of ernest Austin, composer  

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

1878  Horacio Quiroga, Uruguayan author/poet (El Crimen del Otro) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 31

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0192  Death of Lucius AA Commodus, Emperor of Rome (180-192), murdered at 31 on this day in history.  

0335  On December - 31 death of st. Silvester, Pope  

0406  On this day in history godagisel, king of the Vandals, dies in battle  

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

1164  On this day in history death of margrave Ottokar III of Styria (b. 1124)  

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 December - 31.  

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

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