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Famous Birthdays In January - 16

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

1245  On this day in history birth of edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296)  

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  François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669) was born on this day in history.  

1626  On this day in history birth of lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699)  

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  On this day in history birth of louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon, French writer (d. 1755)  

1697  Richard Savage, poet was born on this day in history.  

1728  Niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Buona Figliuola) was born on this day in history.  

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  Henry Wagner "Old Brains" Halleck, Maj-General (Union Army) was born on this day in history.  

1834  Albert Lindley Lee, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1907 was born on this day in history.  

1836  On this day in history birth of king Francis II of the Two Sicilies (d. 1894)  

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  On this day in history birth of ismail Qemali, Albanian nationalist (d. 1919)  

1853  Andre Michelin, France, industrialist/tire manufacturer (Michelin) was born on this day in history.  

1853  On this day in history birth of johnston Forbes-Robertson, English actor/theater director (Kathleen)  

1853  Gen Sir Ian Hamilton, British military commander (d. 1947) was born on this day in history.  

1853  On this day in history birth of vladimir Sergeyevich Solovyov, Russian philosopher (d. 1900)  

1864  On this day in history birth of frank Bacon, actor/author (Lightnin)  

1868  Cyril Metodej Hrazdira, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of henri-Paul Busser, composer  

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  On this day in history death of john Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352)  

1545  Death of George Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484) on this day in history.  

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.