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Famous Birthdays In January - 21

Monday, 08 February 2016

1337  On this day in history 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  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  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  John Fitch, inventor (had a working steamboat years before Fulton) was born on January - 21.  

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

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

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

1796  John Gelinde van Blom, Frisian notary/author was born on this day in history.  

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

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  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 January - 21.  

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

1824  On this day in history birth of thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, Lt Gen 2nd Corps (ANV, Confed)  

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

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

1829  Oscar II Frederik, King of Sweden (1872-1907)/Norway (-1905)/poet was born on January - 21.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1859  Antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, composer was born on January - 21.  

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

1867  On this day in history birth of james Marcus, New York, American actor (The Eagle, The Lonely Trail)  

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 January - 21.  

0879  Boudouin with the Iron Arm, earl of Flanders, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

1519  Death of Vasco Núñez de Balboa, Spanish explorer (b. 1475) on this day in history.  

1527  Death of Juan de Grijalva, Spanish conquistador (c. 1489) on this day in history.  

1546  On January - 21 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  

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