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Famous Birthdays In January - 04

Friday, 28 November 2014

1077  On this day in history birth of emperor Zhezong of Song Dynasty in China (d. 1100)  

1334  Amadeus VI, [Green Earl], earl of Savoye was born on this day in history.  

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

1567  Franciscus Aguilon, physicist/mathematician/jesuit/architect was born on this day in history.  

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  Jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe) was born on January - 04.  

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  Hugh Boulter, Irish Archbishop of Armagh (d. 1742) was born on January - 04.  

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  Cornelis Ploos van Amstel, Dutch engraver/art collector was born on January - 04.  

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 January - 04.  

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

1773  On January - 04 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 this day in history birth of jakob Grimm, German philologist and folklorist (d. 1863)  

1789  On January - 04 birth of benjamin Lundy, philanthropist/abolitionist  

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

1805  On January - 04 birth of stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer  

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

1809  On January - 04 birth of louis Braille, Coupvray France, developer (reading system for blind)  

1813  Alexander Freiherr von Bach, Austria attorney/premier (1852-59) was born on this day in history.  

1813  On this day in history birth of isaac Pitman, Britain, inventor (stenographic shorthand)  

1813  Louis L Bonaparte, English/French linguist/senator was born on this day in history.  

1821  On January - 04 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  On January - 04 birth of peter Joseph Osterhaus, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1917  

1832  George Tryon, British admiral (d. 1893) was born on January - 04.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0838  Death of Babak, Persian social/religious reformer, martyred on January - 04.  

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 January - 04.  

1564  Death of Hosokawa Ujitsuna, Japanese military commander (b. 1514) on January - 04.  

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  On this day in history johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71  

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