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Famous Birthdays In January - 04

Monday, 31 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  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 January - 04.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1710  On January - 04 birth of giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Italian composer (Il Prigioniero Superbo)  

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  On January - 04 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 January - 04 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 January - 04.  

1797  Wilhelm Beer, Germany, amateur astronomer (constructed 1st Moon map) was born on this day in history.  

1805  On this day in history birth of stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer  

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

1809  On this day in history birth of louis Braille, Coupvray France, developer (reading system for blind)  

1813  On January - 04 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  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  Joseph Jones Reynolds, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1899 was born on this day in history.  

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 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  Death of Babak, Persian social/religious reformer, martyred on this day in history.  

1248  Death of King Sancho II of Portugal (b. 1207) on this day in history.  

1428  On this day in history 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  On January - 04 tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist/playwright, dies at 44  

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 this day in history.  

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

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