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Famous Birthdays In January - 21

Monday, 26 January 2015

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

1338  On this day in history birth of king Charles V of France (d. 1380)  

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 this day in history.  

1721  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1746  On January - 21 birth of johann H Pestalozzi, Zurich Switz, educator (Leonard & Gertrude) [NS]  

1751  On this day in history birth of josephus Andreas Fodor, composer  

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  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 January - 21.  

1801  On January - 21 birth of ramon Vilanova y Barrera, composer  

1804  On January - 21 birth of eliza Roxcy Snow, American poet (d. 1887)  

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

1815  Horace Wells, dentist (pioneered use of medical anethesia) was born on January - 21.  

1815  On January - 21 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 January - 21.  

1824  Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, Lt Gen 2nd Corps (ANV, Confed) was born on January - 21.  

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

1827  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician  

1848  Henri Duparc, French composer was born on January - 21.  

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

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

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

1867  On January - 21 birth of james Marcus, New York, American actor (The Eagle, The Lonely Trail)  

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  On this day in history boudouin with the Iron Arm, earl of Flanders, dies  

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

1118  Paschalis II, [Raniero], pope (1099-1118), dies on this day in history.  

1519  Death of Vasco Núñez de Balboa, Spanish explorer (b. 1475) on January - 21.  

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