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Famous Birthdays In January - 05

Thursday, 18 December 2014

1209  Richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1272) was born on January - 05.  

1548  Francisco Suarez, Spanish theologian (d. 1617) was born on January - 05.  

1560  On January - 05 birth of william Cobbold, composer  

1587  On January - 05 birth of xu Xiake, Chinese geographer (d. 1641)  

1592  Shah Jahan, Mughal emperor of India (1628-58), built Taj Mahal was born on January - 05.  

1596  On January - 05 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 January - 05.  

1679  On January - 05 birth of pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer  

1696  On January - 05 birth of giuseppe Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect/painter (d. 1757)  

1710  Friedrich Wilhelm Reidt, composer was born on January - 05.  

1717  William Wildman Shute Barrington, British statesman (d. 1793) was born on January - 05.  

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

1759  Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader was born on January - 05.  

1762  On January - 05 birth of constanze Mozart, wife of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (d. 1842)  

1769  On this day in history birth of jean Baptiste Say, French economist (Political Economics)  

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

1778  On January - 05 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 January - 05.  

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

1788  Kaspar Ett, German organist/composer was born on January - 05.  

1806  Andre H C van Hasselt, Belgian poet (La Belgium) was born on January - 05.  

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

1811  Cyrus Hamlin, educator/missionary (est Robert College, Turkey) was born on this day in history.  

1813  Thomas Neville Waul, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1903 was born on January - 05.  

1822  Joseph Brevard Kershaw, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1894 was born on January - 05.  

1823  On this day in history birth of william Rockstro, composer  

1828  On this day in history birth of august Valentine Kautz, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1895  

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 January - 05.  

1834  On this day in history birth of william John Wills, English explorer of Australia, member of the Burke and Wills expedition (d. 1861)  

1835  On January - 05 birth of friedrich Richard Faltin, composer  

1835  On this day in history birth of hendrik E van Rijgersma, Dutch gouvernement doctor on Saint Maarten  

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Famous Deaths In January - 05

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0842  Death of Al-Mu'tasim, Abbasid caliph (b. 794) on this day in history.  

1066  On this day in history edward de Belijder, the Confessor, king of England (1043-66), dies  

1387  On January - 05 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 January - 05.  

1425  Death of John of Bavaria/Bayern, liege of Holland/Zealand/Dordrecht, poisoned on January - 05.  

1448  Death of Christopher of Bavaria (b. 1416) on this day in history.  

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

1477  On January - 05 charles, the Bold, duke of Burgundy/writer, dies at 43