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Famous Birthdays In January - 18

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0885  On January - 18 birth of daigo, Emperor of Japan (d. 930)  

1519  Isabella Jagiełło, queen of Hungary (d. 1559) was born on January - 18.  

1543  Alfonso Ferrabosco, composer was born on this day in history.  

1641  Francois Michel le Tellier, French statesman (Marquis de Louvois) was born on this day in history.  

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 January - 18 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  Charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes) was born on January - 18.  

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 January - 18.  

1779  Peter Roget, thesaurus fame/inventor (slide rule, pocket chessboard) was born on this day in history.  

1782  Daniel Webster, Salisbury NH, orator/politician/lawyer was born on January - 18.  

1793  William Henry Havergal, composer was born on January - 18.  

1795  Anna Paulowna Romanova, monarch of Russia/daughter of czar Paul I was born on this day in history.  

1809  On January - 18 birth of richard Caswell Gatlin, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896  

1813  Joseph Farwell Glidden, inventor (1st coml useable barbed wire) was born on January - 18.  

1815  On this day in history birth of james Chesnut Jr, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1885  

1815  Richard Yates Gov, MC (Union), died in 1873 was born on January - 18.  

1815  On January - 18 birth of constantin von Tischendorf, German biblical scholar (d. 1874)  

1817  Jacques Gregoir, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  Edward Ferrero, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1899 was born on January - 18.  

1835  On January - 18 birth of caesar A Cui, Vilna Lithuania, fort architect/composer  

1835  Jan van Droogenbroeck, Flemish poet was born on this day in history.  

1840  On January - 18 birth of austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer  

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

1841  Alexis-Emmanuel Chabrier, France, composer (Le Roi Malgré Lui) was born on January - 18.  

1842  On January - 18 birth of albert Alonzo Ames, Mayor of Minneapolis (d. 1911)  

1848  On January - 18 birth of ioan Slavici, Transylvanian writer (d. 1925)  

1849  Edmund Barton, 1st PM of Australia (1900-03) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 18

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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 January - 18.  

1367  Pedro I, king of Portugal (1357-67), dies at 46 on January - 18.  

1425  Death of Edmund de Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician (b. 1391) on January - 18.  

1471  Death of Emperor Go-Hanazono of Japan (b. 1419) on this day in history.  

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

1580  Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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