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Famous Birthdays In January - 16

Thursday, 24 July 2014

1245  Edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296) was born on this day in history.  

1409  René I of Naples (d. 1480) was born on this day in history.  

1477  On this day in history birth of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547)  

1501  On this day in history birth of anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559)  

1587  On this day in history birth of alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter  

1616  On this day in history birth of françois de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669)  

1626  Lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699) was born on this day in history.  

1634  On this day in history birth of dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716)  

1672  Francesco Mancini, composer was born on this day in history.  

1675  Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon, French writer (d. 1755) was born on this day in history.  

1697  On this day in history birth of richard Savage, poet  

1728  On this day in history birth of niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Buona Figliuola)  

1749  Vittoria A Alfieri, Italian count/poet (Maria Stuarda) was born on this day in history.  

1757  Samuel McIntire, woodcarver/architect (architect of Salem) was born on this day in history.  

1804  On this day in history birth of karl August Krebs, composer  

1807  On this day in history birth of charles Henry Davis, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1877  

1815  Adolph Trube, composer was born on this day in history.  

1815  On this day in history birth of henry Wagner "Old Brains" Halleck, Maj-General (Union Army)  

1834  On this day in history birth of albert Lindley Lee, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1907  

1836  King Francis II of the Two Sicilies (d. 1894) was born on this day in history.  

1837  James Phillip Simms, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1887 was born on this day in history.  

1838  On this day in history birth of franz Brentano, German philosopher and psychologist (d. 1917)  

1844  Ismail Qemali, Albanian nationalist (d. 1919) was born on this day in history.  

1853  On this day in history birth of andre Michelin, France, industrialist/tire manufacturer (Michelin)  

1853  Johnston Forbes-Robertson, English actor/theater director (Kathleen) was born on this day in history.  

1853  On this day in history birth of gen Sir Ian Hamilton, British military commander (d. 1947)  

1853  Vladimir Sergeyevich Solovyov, Russian philosopher (d. 1900) was born on this day in history.  

1864  Frank Bacon, actor/author (Lightnin) was born on this day in history.  

1868  On this day in history birth of cyril Metodej Hrazdira, composer  

1870  Wilhelm Normann, German chemist (hardening of oils) was born on this day in history.  

1872  Edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre) was born on this day in history.  

1872  Henri-Paul Busser, composer was born on this day in history.  

1873  On this day in history birth of boyd Alexander, English explorer  

1874  Robert Service, England, Canadian poet (Cremation of Sam McGee) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0308  On this day in history marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies  

0429  Honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430] on this day in history.  

0960  Death of Polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople on this day in history.  

1343  Robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies on this day in history.  

1400  Death of John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352) on this day in history.  

1545  On this day in history death of george Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484)  

1547  On this day in history death of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477)  

1554  Death of Christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480) on this day in history.