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Famous Birthdays In January - 01

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0766  Ali al-Rida, Shia Imam (d. 818) was born on January - 01.  

1387  On January - 01 birth of charles, The Angry One, king of Navarra (1349-87)  

1431  On this day in history birth of alexander VI [Rodrigo Borgia], Spanish/Italian pope (1492-1503)  

1449  On January - 01 birth of lorenzo de'Medici, [The Magnificent] of Florence  

1449  Lorenzo de' Medici, Italian statesman (d. 1492) was born on January - 01.  

1467  On January - 01 birth of sigismund I, the old, king of Poland  

1481  Huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant reformer was born on January - 01.  

1484  On this day in history birth of huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant leader (d. 1531)  

1504  On this day in history birth of caspar Cruciger, German church reformer  

1511  On this day in history birth of henry, Duke of Cornwall (d. 1511)  

1516  Margaret Leijonhufvud, Queen of Gustav I of Sweden (d. 1551) was born on this day in history.  

1520  On January - 01 birth of franciscus Balduinus, [Francois Baudouin], lawyer  

1557  István Bocskay, Prince of Transylvania (d. 1606) was born on January - 01.  

1600  Friedrich Spanheim, Dutch theologian (d. 1649) was born on January - 01.  

1614  On January - 01 birth of john Wilkins, English Bishop of Chester (d. 1672)  

1618  Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Spain, Baroque artist [baptized] was born on January - 01.  

1622  Isaac Sweers, Dutch Admiral/general/Civil rights activist was born on January - 01.  

1628  Christoph Bernhard, German composer was born on January - 01.  

1638  Antoinette du Ligier de la Guard Deshoulieres, French poet/playwright was born on January - 01.  

1638  Emperor Go-Sai of Japan (d. 1685) was born on this day in history.  

1648  Elkanah Settle, English writer (d. 1724) was born on January - 01.  

1652  Johann Krieger, composer was born on January - 01.  

1655  On this day in history birth of christian Thomasius, German jurist (d. 1728)  

1684  Arnold Drakenborch, Dutch classical scholar (d. 1748) was born on this day in history.  

1697  On January - 01 birth of johann Pfeiffer, composer  

1704  Soame Jenyns, English writer (d. 1787) was born on this day in history.  

1709  On January - 01 birth of johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder  

1711  Franz Freiherr von der Trenck, Austrian soldier (d. 1749) was born on January - 01.  

1714  On this day in history birth of kristijonas Donelaitis, Lutheran pastor, Lithuanian poet (The Seas)  

1723  On January - 01 birth of christian Friedrich Gregor, composer  

1729  Edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [NS=Jan 12] was born on January - 01.  

1734  On this day in history birth of john F E Acton, cruel premier of Naples  

1735  On this day in history birth of paul Revere, silversmith/US patriot (British are coming)  

1745  On January - 01 birth of "Mad" Anthony Wayne, general  

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Famous Deaths In January - 01

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0379  Basilius the Great, of Caesarea, saint (Moralia), dies on January - 01.  

0404  On this day in history death of telemachus, Roman monk, murdered  

0874  Death of Hasan al-Askari, eleventh Shia Imam (b. 846) on this day in history.  

0898  Odo, earl of Paris/king of France (888-98), dies at about 39 on this day in history.  

0962  On January - 01 boudouin III, count of Flanders, dies  

1204  Death of King Haakon III of Norway (c. 1170) on January - 01.  

1387  Karel de Boze, king of Navarra (1349-87), dies on this day in history.  

1502  Gregorius XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italy, pope (1572-85), dies on this day in history.