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Famous Birthdays In January - 24

Thursday, 29 January 2015

1287  Richard Aungerville, English bishop (d. 1345) was born on this day in history.  

1444  Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Duke of Milan (d. 1476) was born on this day in history.  

1638  On this day in history birth of charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, English poet (d. 1706)  

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

1670  On January - 24 birth of william Congreve, English playwright (d. 1729)  

1674  Thomas Tanner, English bishop (d. 1735) was born on January - 24.  

1679  On this day in history birth of christian von Wolff, German philosopher  

1705  On this day in history birth of farinelli, [Carlo Broschi], Andria Italy, castrato  

1712  On January - 24 birth of frederick II, (the Great), king of Prussia (1740-86)  

1712  Georg F Schmidt, German engraver/etcher was born on January - 24.  

1724  Frances Brooke, English writer (d. 1789) was born on this day in history.  

1732  Pierre de Baumarchais, France, playwright (Barber of Seville) was born on this day in history.  

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

1746  Gustav III, king during Swedish Enlightenment (1771-92) was born on January - 24.  

1750  On this day in history birth of wybo Fijnje, Dutch politician/patriot/journalist  

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

1758  On this day in history birth of johann Chrysostomus Drexel, composer  

1763  Louis Alexandre Andrault de Langeron, Russian general (d. 1831) was born on this day in history.  

1767  Antony CW Staring, Dutch lawyer/poet (Jaromir) was born on this day in history.  

1774  Karl Moser, composer was born on January - 24.  

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

1778  Charles F, duke of Berry/son of French king Charles X was born on this day in history.  

1779  On January - 24 birth of elizabeth Alexeievna (Louise of Baden), Russian tsarina (d. 1826)  

1798  On this day in history birth of karl von Holtei, Silezian actor/playwright (Die Vagabunden)  

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

1800  On January - 24 birth of edwin Chadwick, British social reformer  

1814  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of adam Jacoby Slemmer, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1868  

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

1828  On this day in history birth of karol Studzinski, composer  

1829  William Mason, composer was born on this day in history.  

1832  On this day in history birth of john Pegram, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1865  

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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  Death of Ali ibn Abu Talib, kalief of Islam (656-61), murdered on January - 24.  

0772  Stefanus III/IV, pope (768-72), dies on January - 24.  

0817  Stefanus IV, pope (816-17), dies on this day in history.  

1125  Death of David IV of Georgia (b. 1073) on January - 24.  

1336  On this day in history 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  Death of Richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel, English military leader on this day in history.