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Famous Birthdays In January - 04

Monday, 04 May 2015

1077  On this day in history 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  Franciscus Aguilon, physicist/mathematician/jesuit/architect was born on January - 04.  

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

1581  On January - 04 birth of james Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible)  

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  On this day in history birth of lars Roberg, Swedish physician (d. 1742)  

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

1739  On January - 04 birth of henrik C Cras, Dutch lawyer (Laudatio Hugonis Grotii)  

1756  Anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician was born on January - 04.  

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

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

1773  Johann Peter Heuschkel, composer was born on this day in history.  

1785  On January - 04 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  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  On January - 04 birth of baltasar Saldoni, composer  

1809  On January - 04 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  On this day in history birth of isaac Pitman, Britain, inventor (stenographic shorthand)  

1813  On this day in history birth of louis L Bonaparte, English/French linguist/senator  

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  On January - 04 birth of otto van Rees, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1884-88)  

1823  On this day in history 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  Death of Babak, Persian social/religious reformer, martyred on January - 04.  

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

1428  On January - 04 death of frederick I, Elector of Saxony, 'The Warlike' (b. 1370)  

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 this day in history.  

1612  Henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1678  Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71 on January - 04.  

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