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Famous Birthdays In January - 21

Friday, 19 December 2014

1337  On January - 21 birth of charles V, the Wise, king of France (1364-80)  

1338  On January - 21 birth of king Charles V of France (d. 1380)  

1571  On this day in history birth of john I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam)  

1659  On this day in history birth of adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect  

1721  James Murray, British military officer, governor of Quebec (d. 1794) was born on January - 21.  

1735  Johann Gottfried Eckard, composer was born on January - 21.  

1743  On January - 21 birth of john Fitch, inventor (had a working steamboat years before Fulton)  

1746  Johann H Pestalozzi, Zurich Switz, educator (Leonard & Gertrude) [NS] was born on this day in history.  

1751  On this day in history birth of josephus Andreas Fodor, composer  

1759  Johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot was born on January - 21.  

1762  On January - 21 birth of giuseppe Antonio Silvani, composer  

1771  Arnold A Buyskes, Dutch vice-admiral/colonial director was born on January - 21.  

1775  Manuel Garcia, composer was born on January - 21.  

1792  On this day in history birth of tsjalling Hiddes Halbertsma, Fries story teller (Rhymes & Tales)  

1796  On January - 21 birth of john Gelinde van Blom, Frisian notary/author  

1801  On this day in history birth of ramon Vilanova y Barrera, composer  

1804  Eliza Roxcy Snow, American poet (d. 1887) was born on this day in history.  

1814  Thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer was born on January - 21.  

1815  Horace Wells, dentist (pioneered use of medical anethesia) was born on January - 21.  

1815  On this day in history birth of john Bingham, American politician and lawyer (d. 1900)  

1821  John Cabell Breckinridge, (D) 14th US VP (1857-61)/mjr-gen (Confed) was born on this day in history.  

1823  On this day in history birth of alexandre Edouard Goria, composer  

1824  On January - 21 birth of thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, Lt Gen 2nd Corps (ANV, Confed)  

1825  Imre Madách, Hungarian writer (d. 1864) was born on this day in history.  

1827  On January - 21 birth of ivan Mikheevich Pervushin, Russian mathematician (d. 1900)  

1829  On January - 21 birth of oscar II Frederik, King of Sweden (1872-1907)/Norway (-1905)/poet  

1833  On January - 21 birth of norman Willis, union leader (Britain's Trades Union Congress)  

1840  On this day in history birth of sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician  

1848  On January - 21 birth of henri Duparc, French composer  

1855  John M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer was born on this day in history.  

1859  On this day in history birth of antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, composer  

1860  Karl Staaff, Prime Minister of Sweden (d. 1915) was born on this day in history.  

1867  James Marcus, New York, American actor (The Eagle, The Lonely Trail) was born on January - 21.  

1867  On this day in history birth of maxime Weygard, French general/gov-gen (Algeria)  

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Famous Deaths In January - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0304  Death of Saint Agnes (martyred) (b. 291) on January - 21.  

0879  On this day in history boudouin with the Iron Arm, earl of Flanders, dies  

0917  On January - 21 death of erchanger, Duke of Swabia (c. 880)  

1118  Paschalis II, [Raniero], pope (1099-1118), dies on January - 21.  

1519  Death of Vasco Núñez de Balboa, Spanish explorer (b. 1475) on January - 21.  

1527  On January - 21 death of juan de Grijalva, Spanish conquistador (c. 1489)  

1546  On this day in history death of azai Sukemasa, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1491)  

1596  On this day in history john Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66