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Famous Birthdays In January - 23

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

1350  Vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary and saint (d. 1419) was born on this day in history.  

1574  On this day in history birth of lucas I Franchoys, Belgian painter  

1582  On this day in history birth of john Barclay, Scottish satirist/Latin poet (Argenis)  

1688  On this day in history birth of queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden (d. 1741)  

1719  On this day in history birth of john Landen, English mathematician (d. 1790)  

1730  On this day in history birth of joseph Hewes, US merchant (Declaration of Independence signer)  

1745  William Jessop, English canal engineer (d. 1814) was born on this day in history.  

1752  On this day in history birth of muzio Clementi, Italian composer  

1761  Friedrich von Matthison, German poet (Adelaide) was born on this day in history.  

1762  On this day in history birth of christian A Vulpius, Germany, writer (Rinaldo Rinaldini)  

1783  On this day in history birth of stendahl, [Marie Henri Beyle], France, writer (Le Rouge et de Noir)  

1783  On this day in history birth of stendhal, French writer (d. 1842)  

1785  Carl A Agardh, Sweden, botanist/bishop of Karlstad was born on this day in history.  

1786  On this day in history birth of auguste de Montferrand, French architect (d. 1858)  

1809  On this day in history birth of veer Surendra Sai, Indian Freedom Fighter  

1813  Franz Commer, composer was born on this day in history.  

1816  On this day in history birth of carl Herrmann, near Hanover Germany, stage magician  

1820  Alexander Nikoleyevich Serov, composer was born on this day in history.  

1827  Takamori Saigo, Samurai, leader of Satsuma rebellion (d. 1877) was born on this day in history.  

1828  Calvin Edward Pratt, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1896 was born on this day in history.  

1830  Gaston AA Marquis de Gallifet, French general/min of War (1899-1900) was born on this day in history.  

1832  Edouard Manet, French artist (d. 1883) was born on this day in history.  

1833  On this day in history birth of john Randolph Chambliss Jr, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1864  

1840  Ernst Abbe, Germany, physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company) was born on this day in history.  

1843  Hans Heinrich XIV Hochberg, composer was born on this day in history.  

1855  On this day in history birth of john Moses Browning, American inventor (d. 1926)  

1857  Andrija Mohorovicic, Croatian geologist (Moho discontinuity) was born on this day in history.  

1862  David Hilbert, Königsberg East Prussia, mathematician was born on this day in history.  

1865  Benjamin Delmonte, theater director/actor (Black Haired Whore) was born on this day in history.  

1867  Herbert Bedford, composer was born on this day in history.  

1868  On this day in history birth of juventino Rosas, composer  

1869  On this day in history birth of carlo Felice Boghen, composer  

1869  Herbert David Croly, US author (Promise of American Life) was born on this day in history.  

1872  On this day in history birth of paul Langevin, French physicist (d. 1946)  

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Famous Deaths In January - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1002  On this day in history otto III, German king/emperor 983/996-1002, dies at 21  

1199  On this day in history death of yaqub, Almohad Caliph (b. 1160)  

1356  On this day in history margaretha of Bavaria, Emperess of Germany, dies  

1516  On this day in history ferdinand II, king of Aragon/Sicily, dies at 63  

1548  Bernardo Pisano, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1549  Death of Johannes Honter, Transylvanian Saxon humanist and theologian (b. 1498) on this day in history.  

1567  On this day in history death of jiajing, Emperor of China (b. 1507)  

1622  William Baffin, British explorer, dies at about 38 on this day in history.