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Famous Birthdays In January - 18

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

0885  On this day in history birth of daigo, Emperor of Japan (d. 930)  

1519  Isabella Jagiełło, queen of Hungary (d. 1559) was born on this day in history.  

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

1641  On this day in history birth of francois Michel le Tellier, French statesman (Marquis de Louvois)  

1657  Hendrik Casimir II, Dutch Fieldmarshal (Nassau) was born on this day in history.  

1672  On this day in history birth of antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (d. 1731)  

1685  Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of hendrik D F L, prince of Prussia/diplomat  

1732  On this day in history birth of jean-Guillain Cardon, composer  

1751  On this day in history birth of ferdinand Kauer, composer  

1779  On this day in history birth of peter Roget, thesaurus fame/inventor (slide rule, pocket chessboard)  

1782  On this day in history birth of daniel Webster, Salisbury NH, orator/politician/lawyer  

1793  William Henry Havergal, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1809  On this day in history birth of richard Caswell Gatlin, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896  

1813  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of richard Yates Gov, MC (Union), died in 1873  

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

1817  On this day in history birth of jacques Gregoir, composer  

1818  Johannes van Vloten, Dutch literary/theologist was born on this day in history.  

1820  Abraham Buford, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1884 was born on this day in history.  

1829  Louis van Haecke, Flemish chaplain/author (Blood to Bridge) was born on this day in history.  

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

1835  On this day in history birth of caesar A Cui, Vilna Lithuania, fort architect/composer  

1835  On this day in history birth of jan van Droogenbroeck, Flemish poet  

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

1840  Ernst Rudorff, composer was born on this day in history.  

1841  Alexis-Emmanuel Chabrier, France, composer (Le Roi Malgré Lui) was born on this day in history.  

1842  Albert Alonzo Ames, Mayor of Minneapolis (d. 1911) was born on this day in history.  

1848  On this day in history birth of ioan Slavici, Transylvanian writer (d. 1925)  

1849  On this day in history 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  On this day in history pedro I, king of Portugal (1357-67), dies at 46  

1425  Death of Edmund de Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician (b. 1391) on this day in history.  

1471  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Hanazono of Japan (b. 1419)  

1479  Louis IX, the Rich, duke of Bayern (U of Ingolstadt), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1580  On this day in history 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.