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Famous Birthdays In January - 21

Friday, 25 March 2016

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

1338  King Charles V of France (d. 1380) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of james Murray, British military officer, governor of Quebec (d. 1794)  

1735  On January - 21 birth of johann Gottfried Eckard, composer  

1743  On this day in history birth of john Fitch, inventor (had a working steamboat years before Fulton)  

1746  On this day in history birth of johann H Pestalozzi, Zurich Switz, educator (Leonard & Gertrude) [NS]  

1751  Josephus Andreas Fodor, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1762  Giuseppe Antonio Silvani, composer was born on January - 21.  

1771  Arnold A Buyskes, Dutch vice-admiral/colonial director was born on this day in history.  

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

1792  Tsjalling Hiddes Halbertsma, Fries story teller (Rhymes & Tales) was born on this day in history.  

1796  On this day in history birth of john Gelinde van Blom, Frisian notary/author  

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

1804  On this day in history birth of eliza Roxcy Snow, American poet (d. 1887)  

1814  On January - 21 birth of thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer  

1815  On January - 21 birth of horace Wells, dentist (pioneered use of medical anethesia)  

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 this day in history 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  Ivan Mikheevich Pervushin, Russian mathematician (d. 1900) was born on this day in history.  

1829  On this day in history 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 January - 21 birth of sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician  

1848  On this day in history birth of henri Duparc, French composer  

1855  On January - 21 birth of john M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer  

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

1860  On this day in history birth of karl Staaff, Prime Minister of Sweden (d. 1915)  

1867  James Marcus, New York, American actor (The Eagle, The Lonely Trail) was born on this day in history.  

1867  Maxime Weygard, French general/gov-gen (Algeria) was born on January - 21.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0304  On this day in history death of saint Agnes (martyred) (b. 291)  

0879  On January - 21 boudouin with the Iron Arm, earl of Flanders, dies  

0917  Death of Erchanger, Duke of Swabia (c. 880) on this day in history.  

1118  On January - 21 paschalis II, [Raniero], pope (1099-1118), dies  

1519  On January - 21 death of vasco Núñez de Balboa, Spanish explorer (b. 1475)  

1527  Death of Juan de Grijalva, Spanish conquistador (c. 1489) on January - 21.  

1546  On January - 21 death of azai Sukemasa, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1491)  

1596  John Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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