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Famous Birthdays In January - 04

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

1077  Emperor Zhezong of Song Dynasty in China (d. 1100) was born on January - 04.  

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

1334  Amadeus VI of Savoy (d. 1383) was born on January - 04.  

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

1579  On this day in history birth of willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar  

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

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 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  On this day in history birth of giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Italian composer (Il Prigioniero Superbo)  

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  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  On January - 04 birth of maria Rosa Coccia, composer  

1772  Paul-Louis Courier, (de Mere), French writer/interpreter was born on January - 04.  

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  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 January - 04 birth of wilhelm Beer, Germany, amateur astronomer (constructed 1st Moon map)  

1805  Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer was born on January - 04.  

1807  Baltasar Saldoni, composer was born on January - 04.  

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  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  John James Peck, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1878 was born on this day in history.  

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

1823  Otto van Rees, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1884-88) was born on this day in history.  

1823  Peter Joseph Osterhaus, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1917 was born on this day in history.  

1832  On January - 04 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  On January - 04 death of king Sancho II of Portugal (b. 1207)  

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 January - 04.  

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

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.  

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