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Famous Birthdays In January - 18

Saturday, 22 November 2014

0885  Daigo, Emperor of Japan (d. 930) was born on January - 18.  

1519  On this day in history birth of isabella Jagiełło, queen of Hungary (d. 1559)  

1543  On January - 18 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 this day in history.  

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  Charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes) was born on this day in history.  

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  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  On January - 18 birth of daniel Webster, Salisbury NH, orator/politician/lawyer  

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

1795  Anna Paulowna Romanova, monarch of Russia/daughter of czar Paul I was born on January - 18.  

1809  Richard Caswell Gatlin, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896 was born on January - 18.  

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 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  On this day in history birth of jacques Gregoir, composer  

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 January - 18.  

1829  Louis van Haecke, Flemish chaplain/author (Blood to Bridge) was born on January - 18.  

1831  Edward Ferrero, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1899 was born on January - 18.  

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  On this day in history birth of ernst Rudorff, composer  

1841  On this day in history birth of alexis-Emmanuel Chabrier, France, composer (Le Roi Malgré Lui)  

1842  On this day in history 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 January - 18.  

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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 January - 18.  

0474  On this day in history death of leo I, Byzantine Emperor (b. 401)  

1367  On January - 18 pedro I, king of Portugal (1357-67), dies at 46  

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 January - 18 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  On this day in history death of margaret of Austria, regent of The Netherlands (b. 1522)