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Famous Birthdays In January - 21

Monday, 27 June 2016

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

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

1571  On January - 21 birth of john I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam)  

1659  Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect was born on this day in history.  

1721  On January - 21 birth of james Murray, British military officer, governor of Quebec (d. 1794)  

1735  Johann Gottfried Eckard, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1751  On January - 21 birth of josephus Andreas Fodor, composer  

1759  On January - 21 birth of johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot  

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

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

1775  On this day in history birth of manuel Garcia, composer  

1792  On January - 21 birth of tsjalling Hiddes Halbertsma, Fries story teller (Rhymes & Tales)  

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

1801  Ramon Vilanova y Barrera, composer was born on January - 21.  

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 this day in history.  

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  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 January - 21 birth of imre Madách, Hungarian writer (d. 1864)  

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

1840  Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician was born on this day in history.  

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

1855  On this day in history birth of john M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer  

1859  Antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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 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 this day in history.  

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

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