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Famous Birthdays In January - 21

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1337  Charles V, the Wise, king of France (1364-80) was born on this day in history.  

1338  On this day in history birth of king Charles V of France (d. 1380)  

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

1659  Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect was born on January - 21.  

1721  James Murray, British military officer, governor of Quebec (d. 1794) was born on this day in history.  

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

1743  John Fitch, inventor (had a working steamboat years before Fulton) was born on January - 21.  

1746  On January - 21 birth of johann H Pestalozzi, Zurich Switz, educator (Leonard & Gertrude) [NS]  

1751  Josephus Andreas Fodor, composer was born on January - 21.  

1759  Johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot was born on this day in history.  

1762  On this day in history birth of giuseppe Antonio Silvani, composer  

1771  On January - 21 birth of arnold A Buyskes, Dutch vice-admiral/colonial director  

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 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  On January - 21 birth of eliza Roxcy Snow, American poet (d. 1887)  

1814  On this day in history birth of thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer  

1815  On this day in history birth of horace Wells, dentist (pioneered use of medical anethesia)  

1815  On January - 21 birth of john Bingham, American politician and lawyer (d. 1900)  

1821  On this day in history birth of john Cabell Breckinridge, (D) 14th US VP (1857-61)/mjr-gen (Confed)  

1823  Alexandre Edouard Goria, composer was born on January - 21.  

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

1825  Imre MadĂĄch, Hungarian writer (d. 1864) was born on January - 21.  

1827  Ivan Mikheevich Pervushin, Russian mathematician (d. 1900) was born on January - 21.  

1829  Oscar II Frederik, King of Sweden (1872-1907)/Norway (-1905)/poet was born on this day in history.  

1833  Norman Willis, union leader (Britain's Trades Union Congress) was born on this day in history.  

1840  Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician was born on January - 21.  

1848  Henri Duparc, French composer was born on this day in history.  

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  On January - 21 birth of james Marcus, New York, American actor (The Eagle, The Lonely Trail)  

1867  Maxime Weygard, French general/gov-gen (Algeria) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0304  On January - 21 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 this day in history death of vasco NĂșñez de Balboa, Spanish explorer (b. 1475)  

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  John Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66 on January - 21.  

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