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Famous Birthdays In January - 04

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

1077  On January - 04 birth of emperor Zhezong of Song Dynasty in China (d. 1100)  

1334  On January - 04 birth of amadeus VI, [Green Earl], earl of Savoye  

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

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

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  On January - 04 birth of jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe)  

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

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 this day in history.  

1720  On this day in history birth of johann Friedrich Agricola, German (court)composer/organist  

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  On January - 04 birth of anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician  

1759  On this day in history birth of maria Rosa Coccia, composer  

1772  Paul-Louis Courier, (de Mere), French writer/interpreter was born on this day in history.  

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

1785  On this day in history birth of jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm, Germany, librarian (fairy tale collector)  

1785  On January - 04 birth of jakob Grimm, German philologist and folklorist (d. 1863)  

1789  On this day in history birth of benjamin Lundy, philanthropist/abolitionist  

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 January - 04.  

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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1822  On this day in history birth of joseph Jones Reynolds, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1899  

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

1823  Peter Joseph Osterhaus, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1917 was born on January - 04.  

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

1248  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62  

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 this day in history.