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Famous Birthdays In January - 19

Saturday, 20 December 2014

0399  Pulcheria, Byzantine empress (d. 453) was born on this day in history.  

1200  Dogen Kigen, Japan, Zen teacher, 1st patriarch of the Japanese Soto was born on this day in history.  

1544  Francis II de Valois-Angouleme, king of France (1559-60) was born on this day in history.  

1613  On this day in history birth of jacques Huyn, composer  

1639  On January - 19 birth of noel Alexandre, French theologian/historian  

1676  On this day in history birth of john Weldon, composer  

1679  On this day in history birth of girolamo Chiti, composer  

1686  Hakuin Ekakuborn, Japan, Zen Buddhist was born on this day in history.  

1736  On this day in history birth of james Watt, Scotland, inventor (steam engine)  

1736  Laurens P van de Spiegel, Dutch regent/secretary of State 1787-95 was born on January - 19.  

1737  On this day in history birth of jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, Fr writer (Paul et Virgin)  

1739  On this day in history birth of joseph Bonomi the Elder, Italian architect (d. 1808)  

1749  On this day in history birth of isaiah Thomas, US, printer/editor/publisher/historian  

1752  On this day in history birth of james Morris III, American army officer (d. 1820)  

1757  Augusta Reuss-Ebersdorf, German Princess (d. 1831) was born on this day in history.  

1760  Melchor Lopez Jimenez, composer was born on January - 19.  

1790  On this day in history birth of per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom, Swedish historian/poet (Blommorna)  

1798  On this day in history birth of auguste Comte, philosopher/founder (sociology & positivism)  

1802  On this day in history birth of [Jean] Silvain van de Weyer, 1st Belg min of Foreign affairs (1831)  

1806  Vaclav Jindrich Veit, composer was born on this day in history.  

1807  Robert Edward Lee, Stratford Va, General-in-Chief (Confederacy) was born on this day in history.  

1807  On January - 19 birth of robert E. Lee, American Confederate general (d. 1870)  

1807  Robert E. Lee, Stratford Virginia, American Confederate General in Chief (d. 1870) was born on January - 19.  

1808  On January - 19 birth of lysander Spooner, American philosopher (d. 1887)  

1809  Edgar Allan Poe, Boston, author (Pit & the Pendulum) was born on this day in history.  

1813  Henry Bessemer, engineer/inventor (Bessemer engine) was born on this day in history.  

1816  Henry Gray, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1892 was born on this day in history.  

1820  John Haskell King, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1888 was born on January - 19.  

1827  On this day in history birth of carlos Guido y Spano, Argentina, conductor (Rafagas,)  

1830  George Blake Cosby, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1909 was born on January - 19.  

1832  On January - 19 birth of ferdinand Laub, composer  

1832  Salvador Giner y Vidal, composer was born on January - 19.  

1837  On January - 19 birth of william Williams Keen, surgeon (brain)  

1839  Bohumil Pazdirek, composer was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 19

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0639  Dagobert I, king of Austrasia/Soissons/Burgundy/Neustrië, dies on this day in history.  

1479  On this day in history johan II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81  

1526  Death of Isabella of Burgundy, wife of Christian II of Denmark (b. 1501) on this day in history.  

1547  Death of Henry Howard, earl of Surrey, army commander/poet, beheaded at 29 on this day in history.  

1549  Barthout van Assendelft, 1st land advocate of Holland, dies on this day in history.  

1576  On this day in history hans Sachs, composer, dies at 81  

1591  On this day in history edmond Auger, French jesuit (under Henri III), dies at about 60  

1625  On January - 19 erhard Buttner, composer, dies at 32