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Famous Birthdays In January - 05

Monday, 28 July 2014

1209  Richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1272) was born on this day in history.  

1548  Francisco Suarez, Spanish theologian (d. 1617) was born on this day in history.  

1560  William Cobbold, composer was born on this day in history.  

1587  Xu Xiake, Chinese geographer (d. 1641) was born on this day in history.  

1592  On this day in history birth of shah Jahan, Mughal emperor of India (1628-58), built Taj Mahal  

1596  On this day in history birth of henry Lawes, English composer  

1614  Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria (d. 1662) was born on this day in history.  

1661  On this day in history birth of jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer  

1667  Antonio Lotti, Italian composer (b. 1740) was born on this day in history.  

1679  Pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer was born on this day in history.  

1696  On this day in history birth of giuseppe Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect/painter (d. 1757)  

1710  On this day in history birth of friedrich Wilhelm Reidt, composer  

1717  William Wildman Shute Barrington, British statesman (d. 1793) was born on this day in history.  

1729  Paul C la Fargue, cartoonist/painter was born on this day in history.  

1759  On this day in history birth of jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader  

1762  On this day in history birth of constanze Mozart, wife of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (d. 1842)  

1769  Jean Baptiste Say, French economist (Political Economics) was born on this day in history.  

1773  Pieter Fontijn, Dutch painter/drawer was born on this day in history.  

1778  On this day in history birth of fortunato Santini, composer  

1779  Stephen Decatur, US, naval hero (War of 1812) was born on this day in history.  

1779  Zebulon Montgomery Pike, explorer (Pike's Peak) was born on this day in history.  

1787  On this day in history birth of john Burke, Irish genealogist (Burke's Peerage)  

1788  On this day in history birth of kaspar Ett, German organist/composer  

1806  On this day in history birth of andre H C van Hasselt, Belgian poet (La Belgium)  

1810  On this day in history birth of auguste Mermet, composer  

1811  On this day in history birth of cyrus Hamlin, educator/missionary (est Robert College, Turkey)  

1813  On this day in history birth of thomas Neville Waul, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1903  

1822  Joseph Brevard Kershaw, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1894 was born on this day in history.  

1823  William Rockstro, composer was born on this day in history.  

1828  August Valentine Kautz, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1895 was born on this day in history.  

1829  Sir Roger Tichborne, missing U.K. heir who was the subject of the longest criminal trial in British history (d. c.1854) was born on this day in history.  

1834  William John Wills, English explorer of Australia, member of the Burke and Wills expedition (d. 1861) was born on this day in history.  

1835  Friedrich Richard Faltin, composer was born on this day in history.  

1835  Hendrik E van Rijgersma, Dutch gouvernement doctor on Saint Maarten was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 05

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0842  On this day in history death of al-Mu'tasim, Abbasid caliph (b. 794)  

1066  Edward de Belijder, the Confessor, king of England (1043-66), dies on this day in history.  

1387  On this day in history pedro IV, king of Aragon/conqueror of Sicily, dies at 67  

1400  Death of John Montacute, 3rd Earl of Salisbury, English politician (executed) (b. ca. 1350) on this day in history.  

1425  Death of John of Bavaria/Bayern, liege of Holland/Zealand/Dordrecht, poisoned on this day in history.  

1448  On this day in history death of christopher of Bavaria (b. 1416)  

1465  Death of Charles, Duke of Orléans, French poet (b. 1394) on this day in history.  

1477  On this day in history charles, the Bold, duke of Burgundy/writer, dies at 43