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Famous Birthdays In January - 04

Sunday, 24 May 2015

1077  On January - 04 birth of emperor Zhezong of Song Dynasty in China (d. 1100)  

1334  Amadeus VI, [Green Earl], earl of Savoye was born on January - 04.  

1334  Amadeus VI of Savoy (d. 1383) was born on this day in history.  

1567  On this day in history birth of franciscus Aguilon, physicist/mathematician/jesuit/architect  

1579  Willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar was born on this day in history.  

1581  James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible) was born on January - 04.  

1604  On January - 04 birth of jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe)  

1643  On this day in history birth of isaac Newton, Grantham England, physicist, mathematician and astronomer ("Whatever goes up must come down") [NS]  

1664  On January - 04 birth of lars Roberg, Swedish physician (d. 1742)  

1672  On January - 04 birth of hugh Boulter, Irish Archbishop of Armagh (d. 1742)  

1710  On January - 04 birth of giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Italian composer (Il Prigioniero Superbo)  

1717  On January - 04 birth of antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer  

1720  Johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist was born on this day in history.  

1726  Cornelis Ploos van Amstel, Dutch engraver/art collector was born on this day in history.  

1739  On this day in history birth of henrik C Cras, Dutch lawyer (Laudatio Hugonis Grotii)  

1756  On January - 04 birth of anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician  

1759  Maria Rosa Coccia, composer was born on January - 04.  

1772  On January - 04 birth of paul-Louis Courier, (de Mere), French writer/interpreter  

1773  Johann Peter Heuschkel, composer was born on January - 04.  

1785  On this day in history birth of jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm, Germany, librarian (fairy tale collector)  

1785  On January - 04 birth of jakob Grimm, German philologist and folklorist (d. 1863)  

1789  Benjamin Lundy, philanthropist/abolitionist was born on this day in history.  

1797  Wilhelm Beer, Germany, amateur astronomer (constructed 1st Moon map) was born on this day in history.  

1805  Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer was born on this day in history.  

1807  On this day in history birth of baltasar Saldoni, composer  

1809  Louis Braille, Coupvray France, developer (reading system for blind) was born on January - 04.  

1813  Alexander Freiherr von Bach, Austria attorney/premier (1852-59) was born on January - 04.  

1813  Isaac Pitman, Britain, inventor (stenographic shorthand) was born on this day in history.  

1813  On January - 04 birth of louis L Bonaparte, English/French linguist/senator  

1821  On this day in history birth of john James Peck, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1878  

1822  On this day in history birth of joseph Jones Reynolds, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1899  

1823  Otto van Rees, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1884-88) was born on January - 04.  

1823  Peter Joseph Osterhaus, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1917 was born on January - 04.  

1832  On this day in history birth of george Tryon, British admiral (d. 1893)  

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Famous Deaths In January - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0838  On January - 04 death of babak, Persian social/religious reformer, martyred  

1248  Death of King Sancho II of Portugal (b. 1207) on January - 04.  

1428  Death of Frederick I, Elector of Saxony, 'The Warlike' (b. 1370) on this day in history.  

1564  On this day in history death of hosokawa Ujitsuna, Japanese military commander (b. 1514)  

1584  On this day in history tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist/playwright, dies at 44  

1612  On January - 04 henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62  

1678  On January - 04 johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71  

1695  On January - 04 duke of Luxembourg, Luxembourg/French marshal, dies