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Famous Birthdays In January - 20

Friday, 19 December 2014

1292  Elisabeth I of Bohemia (d. 1330) was born on January - 20.  

1358  On this day in history birth of eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382)  

1435  Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490) was born on this day in history.  

1554  On this day in history birth of king Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578)  

1586  Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel) was born on this day in history.  

1622  On January - 20 birth of susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns  

1654  Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet was born on January - 20.  

1664  Giovanni Vincenzo Gravina, Italian writer and jurist (d. 1718) was born on this day in history.  

1681  On this day in history birth of francesco Bartolomeo Conti, composer  

1703  Joseph-Hector Fiocco, composer was born on January - 20.  

1716  Carlos III, king of Naples/Spain (1759-88) Pompei/Jesuits was born on January - 20.  

1716  King Charles III of Spain (d. 1788) was born on this day in history.  

1716  On January - 20 birth of jean-Jacques Barthélemy, French writer and numismatist (d. 1795)  

1732  On this day in history birth of richard H Lee, US farmer (signed Declaration of Independence)  

1743  On this day in history birth of pascal Boyer, composer  

1761  On this day in history birth of giovanni Domenico Perotti, composer  

1762  Jerome-Joseph de Momigny, composer was born on this day in history.  

1763  Theobald Wolfe Tone, Irish patriot was born on January - 20.  

1775  On this day in history birth of andré-Marie Ampère, French physicist (d. 1836)  

1781  Joseph Hormayr Freiherr zu Hortenburg, Austrian politician (d. 1848) was born on this day in history.  

1782  Johan B J F S, archduke of Austria was born on this day in history.  

1783  On January - 20 birth of justus Johann Friedrich Dotzauer, German cellist and composer (d. 1860)  

1798  On this day in history birth of anson Jones, 5th and last President of Texas (d. 1858)  

1804  On this day in history birth of eugène Sue, French novelist (d. 1857)  

1806  On this day in history birth of nathaniel Willis, writer/editor/founder (American Monthly Mag)  

1809  Sebastian de Iradier, Spanish composer (La Paloma) was born on this day in history.  

1812  On January - 20 birth of ralph Pomeroy Buckland, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1892  

1812  Thomas Meik, Scottish engineer (d. 1896) was born on this day in history.  

1813  On this day in history birth of jacon Gartner Lauman, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1867  

1820  On this day in history birth of anne Jemima Clough, England, promoted higher education for women  

1831  On this day in history birth of pieter J Joubert, general (South Africa)  

1834  On January - 20 birth of george D. Robinson, 34th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896)  

1837  David Josiah Brewer, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (d. 1910) was born on this day in history.  

1843  Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London) was born on January - 20.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0250  Fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0287  Death of St. Sebastian on January - 20.  

0820  On this day in history abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies  

0842  Theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies on this day in history.  

0882  Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies on January - 20.  

1156  Death of Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on this day in history.  

1191  On this day in history death of frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167)  

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