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Famous Birthdays In January - 21

Monday, 31 August 2015

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

1338  King Charles V of France (d. 1380) was born on January - 21.  

1571  On January - 21 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  On January - 21 birth of james Murray, British military officer, governor of Quebec (d. 1794)  

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

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

1759  Johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot was born on this day in history.  

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

1771  On January - 21 birth of arnold A Buyskes, Dutch vice-admiral/colonial director  

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  On this day in history birth of john Gelinde van Blom, Frisian notary/author  

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

1804  On this day in history birth of eliza Roxcy Snow, American poet (d. 1887)  

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

1815  On January - 21 birth of horace Wells, dentist (pioneered use of medical anethesia)  

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  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  Imre Madách, Hungarian writer (d. 1864) was born on this day in history.  

1827  Ivan Mikheevich Pervushin, Russian mathematician (d. 1900) was born on January - 21.  

1829  On January - 21 birth of oscar II Frederik, King of Sweden (1872-1907)/Norway (-1905)/poet  

1833  Norman Willis, union leader (Britain's Trades Union Congress) was born on January - 21.  

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

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

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 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 this day in history death of saint Agnes (martyred) (b. 291)  

0879  Boudouin with the Iron Arm, earl of Flanders, dies on January - 21.  

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 January - 21 death of azai Sukemasa, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1491)  

1596  On January - 21 john Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66  

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