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Famous Birthdays In January - 21

Saturday, 30 May 2015

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  On this day in history birth of adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect  

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  Johann H Pestalozzi, Zurich Switz, educator (Leonard & Gertrude) [NS] was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1762  Giuseppe Antonio Silvani, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 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 January - 21.  

1804  Eliza Roxcy Snow, American poet (d. 1887) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of alexandre Edouard Goria, composer  

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

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  On January - 21 birth of henri Duparc, French composer  

1855  John M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer was born on this day in history.  

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

1860  On January - 21 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 this day in history 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 this day in history death of saint Agnes (martyred) (b. 291)  

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

0917  Death of Erchanger, Duke of Swabia (c. 880) on January - 21.  

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

1519  On this day in history death of vasco Núñez 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  On January - 21 john Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66