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Famous Birthdays In January - 21

Saturday, 22 November 2014

1337  On this day in history 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  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 January - 21.  

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

1743  On January - 21 birth of john Fitch, inventor (had a working steamboat years before Fulton)  

1746  Johann H Pestalozzi, Zurich Switz, educator (Leonard & Gertrude) [NS] was born on January - 21.  

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

1759  On this day in history birth of johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot  

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

1771  On this day in history birth of arnold A Buyskes, Dutch vice-admiral/colonial director  

1775  Manuel Garcia, composer was born on this day in history.  

1792  Tsjalling Hiddes Halbertsma, Fries story teller (Rhymes & Tales) was born on January - 21.  

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

1801  Ramon Vilanova y Barrera, composer was born on this day in history.  

1804  Eliza Roxcy Snow, American poet (d. 1887) was born on January - 21.  

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  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 January - 21.  

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 this day in history.  

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 January - 21.  

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

1860  On January - 21 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  On January - 21 death of saint Agnes (martyred) (b. 291)  

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  Paschalis II, [Raniero], pope (1099-1118), dies on January - 21.  

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

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 January - 21 john Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66