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Famous Birthdays In January - 24

Thursday, 18 December 2014

1287  On this day in history birth of richard Aungerville, English bishop (d. 1345)  

1444  Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Duke of Milan (d. 1476) was born on January - 24.  

1638  Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, English poet (d. 1706) was born on January - 24.  

1664  On January - 24 birth of john Vanbrugh, London, dramatist/architect (baptized)  

1670  William Congreve, English playwright (d. 1729) was born on this day in history.  

1674  Thomas Tanner, English bishop (d. 1735) was born on this day in history.  

1679  Christian von Wolff, German philosopher was born on January - 24.  

1705  On January - 24 birth of farinelli, [Carlo Broschi], Andria Italy, castrato  

1712  Frederick II, (the Great), king of Prussia (1740-86) was born on this day in history.  

1712  Georg F Schmidt, German engraver/etcher was born on this day in history.  

1724  On this day in history birth of frances Brooke, English writer (d. 1789)  

1732  On this day in history birth of pierre de Baumarchais, France, playwright (Barber of Seville)  

1742  On January - 24 birth of anne, Duchess of Cumberland and Strathearn (d. 1808)  

1746  On this day in history birth of gustav III, king during Swedish Enlightenment (1771-92)  

1750  Wybo Fijnje, Dutch politician/patriot/journalist was born on this day in history.  

1754  Andrew Ellicott, American surveyor (d. 1820) was born on January - 24.  

1758  On January - 24 birth of johann Chrysostomus Drexel, composer  

1763  On this day in history birth of louis Alexandre Andrault de Langeron, Russian general (d. 1831)  

1767  Antony CW Staring, Dutch lawyer/poet (Jaromir) was born on January - 24.  

1774  Karl Moser, composer was born on this day in history.  

1776  Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine) was born on January - 24.  

1778  On this day in history birth of charles F, duke of Berry/son of French king Charles X  

1779  Elizabeth Alexeievna (Louise of Baden), Russian tsarina (d. 1826) was born on January - 24.  

1798  Karl von Holtei, Silezian actor/playwright (Die Vagabunden) was born on January - 24.  

1798  On January - 24 birth of karl von Staudt, German math professor (projective geometrician)  

1800  On this day in history birth of edwin Chadwick, British social reformer  

1814  On January - 24 birth of abraham Czn van Stolk, Dutch art collector  

1814  Abraham Czn van Stolk, resources/art collector was born on this day in history.  

1820  On January - 24 birth of john Milton Thayer, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1906  

1828  Adam Jacoby Slemmer, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1868 was born on January - 24.  

1828  On this day in history birth of ferdinand J Cohn, German botanist/publicist  

1828  Karol Studzinski, composer was born on January - 24.  

1829  On this day in history birth of william Mason, composer  

1832  John Pegram, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1865 was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0041  On January - 24 death of caligula, [G C Germanicus], Roman emperor (37-41), assassinated at 28  

0661  On January - 24 death of ali ibn Abu Talib, kalief of Islam (656-61), murdered  

0772  On January - 24 stefanus III/IV, pope (768-72), dies  

0817  On January - 24 stefanus IV, pope (816-17), dies  

1125  On January - 24 death of david IV of Georgia (b. 1073)  

1336  On January - 24 alfonso IV, the Benignant, king of Aragon (1327-36), dies at 36  

1366  Death of Alfonso IV of Aragon (b. 1299) on January - 24.  

1376  On January - 24 death of richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel, English military leader