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Famous Birthdays In January - 04

Thursday, 18 December 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  On this day in history birth of amadeus VI of Savoy (d. 1383)  

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

1672  Hugh Boulter, Irish Archbishop of Armagh (d. 1742) was born on this day in history.  

1710  Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Italian composer (Il Prigioniero Superbo) was born on this day in history.  

1717  Antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer was born on January - 04.  

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 this day in history.  

1739  Henrik C Cras, Dutch lawyer (Laudatio Hugonis Grotii) was born on January - 04.  

1756  Anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician was born on this day in history.  

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  Jakob Grimm, German philologist and folklorist (d. 1863) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1813  On January - 04 birth of alexander Freiherr von Bach, Austria attorney/premier (1852-59)  

1813  On January - 04 birth of isaac Pitman, Britain, inventor (stenographic shorthand)  

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

1821  John James Peck, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1878 was born on January - 04.  

1822  Joseph Jones Reynolds, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1899 was born on January - 04.  

1823  On this day in history birth of otto van Rees, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1884-88)  

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 this day in history.  

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

1695  Duke of Luxembourg, Luxembourg/French marshal, dies on January - 04.