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Famous Birthdays In January - 21

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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

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

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

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

1775  On January - 21 birth of manuel Garcia, composer  

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  On this day in history birth of ramon Vilanova y Barrera, composer  

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

1814  Thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer was born on this day in history.  

1815  On this day in history birth of horace Wells, dentist (pioneered use of medical anethesia)  

1815  John Bingham, American politician and lawyer (d. 1900) was born on January - 21.  

1821  On this day in history birth of john Cabell Breckinridge, (D) 14th US VP (1857-61)/mjr-gen (Confed)  

1823  On this day in history birth of alexandre Edouard Goria, composer  

1824  Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, Lt Gen 2nd Corps (ANV, Confed) was born on this day in history.  

1825  Imre Madách, Hungarian writer (d. 1864) was born on January - 21.  

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  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 January - 21.  

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

1859  On January - 21 birth of antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, composer  

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  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 January - 21 death of erchanger, Duke of Swabia (c. 880)  

1118  On this day in history paschalis II, [Raniero], pope (1099-1118), dies  

1519  On this day in history death of vasco Núñez de Balboa, Spanish explorer (b. 1475)  

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