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Famous Birthdays In January - 04

Friday, 12 February 2016

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

1334  On this day in history birth of amadeus VI, [Green Earl], earl of Savoye  

1334  On this day in history birth of amadeus VI of Savoy (d. 1383)  

1567  On January - 04 birth of franciscus Aguilon, physicist/mathematician/jesuit/architect  

1579  On January - 04 birth of willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar  

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 January - 04 birth of isaac Newton, Grantham England, physicist, mathematician and astronomer ("Whatever goes up must come down") [NS]  

1664  Lars Roberg, Swedish physician (d. 1742) was born on this day in history.  

1672  On this day in history birth of hugh Boulter, Irish Archbishop of Armagh (d. 1742)  

1710  Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Italian composer (Il Prigioniero Superbo) was born on January - 04.  

1717  Antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer was born on this day in history.  

1720  Johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist was born on January - 04.  

1726  On this day in history birth of cornelis Ploos van Amstel, Dutch engraver/art collector  

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

1756  On this day in history birth of anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician  

1759  Maria Rosa Coccia, composer was born on this day in history.  

1772  On this day in history birth of paul-Louis Courier, (de Mere), French writer/interpreter  

1773  On this day in history birth of johann Peter Heuschkel, composer  

1785  Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm, Germany, librarian (fairy tale collector) was born on this day in history.  

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

1789  On this day in history birth of benjamin Lundy, philanthropist/abolitionist  

1797  On this day in history birth of wilhelm Beer, Germany, amateur astronomer (constructed 1st Moon map)  

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

1807  Baltasar Saldoni, composer was born on this day in history.  

1809  On this day in history birth of louis Braille, Coupvray France, developer (reading system for blind)  

1813  On this day in history birth of alexander Freiherr von Bach, Austria attorney/premier (1852-59)  

1813  Isaac Pitman, Britain, inventor (stenographic shorthand) was born on January - 04.  

1813  Louis L Bonaparte, English/French linguist/senator was born on January - 04.  

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  George Tryon, British admiral (d. 1893) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0838  On this day in history death of babak, Persian social/religious reformer, martyred  

1248  On January - 04 death of king Sancho II of Portugal (b. 1207)  

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  Tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist/playwright, dies at 44 on January - 04.  

1612  Henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62 on January - 04.  

1678  Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1695  On this day in history duke of Luxembourg, Luxembourg/French marshal, dies  

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