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Famous Birthdays In January - 04

Saturday, 22 November 2014

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 January - 04 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  James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible) was born on this day in history.  

1604  Jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe) was born on January - 04.  

1643  Isaac Newton, Grantham England, physicist, mathematician and astronomer ("Whatever goes up must come down") [NS] was born on January - 04.  

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

1717  On this day in history birth of antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer  

1720  On January - 04 birth of johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist  

1726  On January - 04 birth of cornelis Ploos van Amstel, Dutch engraver/art collector  

1739  On January - 04 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  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  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  On this day in history birth of benjamin Lundy, philanthropist/abolitionist  

1797  Wilhelm Beer, Germany, amateur astronomer (constructed 1st Moon map) was born on January - 04.  

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

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

1813  On January - 04 birth of louis L Bonaparte, English/French linguist/senator  

1821  On this day in history birth of john James Peck, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1878  

1822  Joseph Jones Reynolds, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1899 was born on this day in history.  

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 January - 04.  

1832  On this day in history 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  Death of King Sancho II of Portugal (b. 1207) on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62  

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

1695  On January - 04 duke of Luxembourg, Luxembourg/French marshal, dies