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Famous Birthdays In January - 12

Thursday, 24 July 2014

1483  Hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland was born on this day in history.  

1483  Henry III of Nassau-Breda, German noblem (d. 1538) was born on this day in history.  

1492  On this day in history birth of andreas Alicatus, Italian author  

1562  Charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy was born on this day in history.  

1576  Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian was born on this day in history.  

1577  On this day in history birth of jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644)  

1580  On this day in history birth of jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp)  

1580  On this day in history birth of lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600)  

1588  John Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony) was born on this day in history.  

1588  Jose Ribera [Lo Spagnoletto], Spanish painter was born on this day in history.  

1591  José Ribera, Spanish painter (d. 1652) was born on this day in history.  

1597  François Duquesnoy, French sculptor (d. 1643) was born on this day in history.  

1599  On this day in history birth of adrian van Utrecht, Flemish painter  

1638  On this day in history birth of ernst R Tarhemberg, Austrian fieldmarshal (Turkish Wars)  

1665  Pierre de Fermat, French lawyer/mathematician was born on this day in history.  

1674  On this day in history birth of reinhard Keiser, composer  

1711  Gaetano Latilla, composer was born on this day in history.  

1715  Jacques Duphly, composer was born on this day in history.  

1716  On this day in history birth of antonio de Ulloa, Spanish general (d. 1795)  

1721  Duke Ferdinand of Brunswick, Prussian general (d. 1792) was born on this day in history.  

1723  On this day in history birth of samuel Langdon, American college educator (d. 1797)  

1729  Edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [OS=Jan 1] was born on this day in history.  

1729  Lazzaro Spallanzani, Modena Italy, physiologist was born on this day in history.  

1730  Johann Joachim Christoph Bode, composer was born on this day in history.  

1737  On this day in history birth of brizio Petrucci, composer  

1737  On this day in history birth of john Hancock, patriot (1st to sign Declaration of Independence)  

1746  On this day in history birth of johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Switzerland, educator [OS]  

1749  Ferdinand Trauttmansdorff, Austrian earl/prince/diplomat was born on this day in history.  

1751  On this day in history birth of ferdinand I, king of Sicily & Naples  

1751  On this day in history birth of jacob M R Lenz, writer (Das Leidende Weib)  

1751  Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies (d. 1825) was born on this day in history.  

1772  Count Mikhail Speransky, Russian reformer (d. 1839) was born on this day in history.  

1780  On this day in history birth of wilhelm M L de Wette, German exegetist/theologist  

1783  On this day in history birth of erik Gustaf Geijer, Swedish historian/poet (Natthimmelen)  

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Famous Deaths In January - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0689  Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on this day in history.  

1049  On this day in history abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81  

1167  Aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56 on this day in history.  

1321  Death of Maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256) on this day in history.  

1390  Peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1519  On this day in history maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies  

1537  On this day in history lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies  

1665  On this day in history pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63