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Famous Birthdays In January - 18

Monday, 08 February 2016

0885  Daigo, Emperor of Japan (d. 930) was born on this day in history.  

1519  On January - 18 birth of isabella Jagiełło, queen of Hungary (d. 1559)  

1543  On this day in history birth of alfonso Ferrabosco, composer  

1641  Francois Michel le Tellier, French statesman (Marquis de Louvois) was born on January - 18.  

1657  Hendrik Casimir II, Dutch Fieldmarshal (Nassau) was born on January - 18.  

1672  Antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (d. 1731) was born on January - 18.  

1685  On this day in history birth of tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized  

1688  Lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1765) was born on this day in history.  

1689  On this day in history birth of charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)  

1726  Hendrik D F L, prince of Prussia/diplomat was born on this day in history.  

1732  Jean-Guillain Cardon, composer was born on January - 18.  

1751  Ferdinand Kauer, composer was born on this day in history.  

1779  Peter Roget, thesaurus fame/inventor (slide rule, pocket chessboard) was born on January - 18.  

1782  Daniel Webster, Salisbury NH, orator/politician/lawyer was born on this day in history.  

1793  On January - 18 birth of william Henry Havergal, composer  

1795  On this day in history birth of anna Paulowna Romanova, monarch of Russia/daughter of czar Paul I  

1809  Richard Caswell Gatlin, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896 was born on this day in history.  

1813  On January - 18 birth of joseph Farwell Glidden, inventor (1st coml useable barbed wire)  

1815  James Chesnut Jr, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1885 was born on this day in history.  

1815  Richard Yates Gov, MC (Union), died in 1873 was born on this day in history.  

1815  On this day in history birth of constantin von Tischendorf, German biblical scholar (d. 1874)  

1817  On January - 18 birth of jacques Gregoir, composer  

1818  Johannes van Vloten, Dutch literary/theologist was born on January - 18.  

1820  On this day in history birth of abraham Buford, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1884  

1829  On this day in history birth of louis van Haecke, Flemish chaplain/author (Blood to Bridge)  

1831  On this day in history birth of edward Ferrero, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1899  

1835  Caesar A Cui, Vilna Lithuania, fort architect/composer was born on this day in history.  

1835  Jan van Droogenbroeck, Flemish poet was born on January - 18.  

1840  Austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer was born on this day in history.  

1840  On this day in history birth of ernst Rudorff, composer  

1841  On January - 18 birth of alexis-Emmanuel Chabrier, France, composer (Le Roi Malgré Lui)  

1842  Albert Alonzo Ames, Mayor of Minneapolis (d. 1911) was born on January - 18.  

1848  Ioan Slavici, Transylvanian writer (d. 1925) was born on this day in history.  

1849  On January - 18 birth of edmund Barton, 1st PM of Australia (1900-03)  

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Famous Deaths In January - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0052  Death of Publius Clodius Pulcher (murdered) (b. 93 BC) on this day in history.  

0474  Death of Leo I, Byzantine Emperor (b. 401) on this day in history.  

1367  Pedro I, king of Portugal (1357-67), dies at 46 on this day in history.  

1425  On this day in history death of edmund de Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician (b. 1391)  

1471  On January - 18 death of emperor Go-Hanazono of Japan (b. 1419)  

1479  On this day in history louis IX, the Rich, duke of Bayern (U of Ingolstadt), dies at 61  

1580  On January - 18 antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63  

1586  Death of Margaret of Austria, regent of The Netherlands (b. 1522) on this day in history.  

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