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Famous Birthdays In January - 16

Saturday, 30 August 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  Anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559) was born on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history birth of samuel McIntire, woodcarver/architect (architect of Salem)  

1804  Karl August Krebs, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1815  On this day in history birth of adolph Trube, composer  

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

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  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  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  On this day in history birth of edward G Craig, actor/director (On the art of theatre)  

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  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  Marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies on this day in history.  

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  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  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  On this day in history death of christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480)