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Famous Birthdays In January - 18

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1672  On January - 18 birth of antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (d. 1731)  

1685  On January - 18 birth of tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized  

1688  On this day in history birth of lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1765)  

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 January - 18.  

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 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  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 January - 18.  

1813  Joseph Farwell Glidden, inventor (1st coml useable barbed wire) was born on this day in history.  

1815  James Chesnut Jr, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1885 was born on January - 18.  

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

1815  Constantin von Tischendorf, German biblical scholar (d. 1874) was born on this day in history.  

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

1818  On this day in history birth of johannes van Vloten, Dutch literary/theologist  

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

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

1831  On January - 18 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  On January - 18 birth of austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer  

1840  On January - 18 birth of ernst Rudorff, composer  

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 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 January - 18.  

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

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

1471  Death of Emperor Go-Hanazono of Japan (b. 1419) on January - 18.  

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 January - 18.