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Famous Birthdays In January - 21

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

1337  Charles V, the Wise, king of France (1364-80) was born on January - 21.  

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

1571  John I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam) was born on this day in history.  

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

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.  

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

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

1775  On January - 21 birth of manuel Garcia, composer  

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  Ramon Vilanova y Barrera, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1815  John Bingham, American politician and lawyer (d. 1900) was born on this day in history.  

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

1823  Alexandre Edouard Goria, composer was born on this day in history.  

1824  Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, Lt Gen 2nd Corps (ANV, Confed) was born on January - 21.  

1825  On this day in history birth of imre Madách, Hungarian writer (d. 1864)  

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

1829  On this day in history birth of oscar II Frederik, King of Sweden (1872-1907)/Norway (-1905)/poet  

1833  Norman Willis, union leader (Britain's Trades Union Congress) was born on January - 21.  

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

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  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  On January - 21 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 this day in history.  

0879  Boudouin with the Iron Arm, earl of Flanders, dies on January - 21.  

0917  On this day in history death of erchanger, Duke of Swabia (c. 880)  

1118  Paschalis II, [Raniero], pope (1099-1118), dies on this day in history.  

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

1527  On this day in history death of juan de Grijalva, Spanish conquistador (c. 1489)  

1546  Death of Azai Sukemasa, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1491) on January - 21.  

1596  John Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66 on January - 21.  

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