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Famous Birthdays In January - 16

Wednesday, 10 September 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  Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547) was born on this day in history.  

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

1587  Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter was born on this day in history.  

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  Dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716) was born on this day in history.  

1672  On this day in history birth of francesco Mancini, composer  

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  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  Karl August Krebs, composer was born on this day in history.  

1807  Charles Henry Davis, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1877 was born on this day in history.  

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  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  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  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  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  On this day in history birth of wilhelm Normann, German chemist (hardening of oils)  

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  Boyd Alexander, English explorer was born on this day in history.  

1874  On this day in history birth of robert Service, England, Canadian poet (Cremation of Sam McGee)  

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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  On this day in history honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430]  

0960  On this day in history death of polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople  

1343  On this day in history robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies  

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.