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Famous Birthdays In January - 31

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0877  Taejo of Goryeo, ruler of Korea (d. 943) was born on January - 31.  

1512  King Henry of Portugal (d. 1580) was born on this day in history.  

1517  On this day in history birth of gioseffo Zarlino, composer  

1543  Tokugawa Ieyasu, Shogun of Japan (d. 1616) was born on January - 31.  

1550  Henry I, Duke of Guise, French Catholic leader (d. 1588) was born on January - 31.  

1573  On January - 31 birth of ambrosius Metzger, composer  

1573  Giulio Cesare Monteverdi, composer was born on January - 31.  

1597  On this day in history birth of john Francis Regis, French saint (d. 1640)  

1601  Pieter de Bloot, Dutch landscape painter was born on this day in history.  

1607  On this day in history birth of james Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby  

1612  Hendrik Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia was born on this day in history.  

1614  Nicolas Saboly, composer was born on January - 31.  

1620  Georg F von Waldeck, German commander-in-chief was born on January - 31.  

1623  On January - 31 birth of francois-Xavier de Laval  

1633  Nathaniel Crew, English bishop (Durham) was born on this day in history.  

1673  Louis de Montfort, French catholic priest and saint (d. 1716) was born on January - 31.  

1686  On January - 31 birth of hans Egede, Norwegian Lutheran missionary (d. 1758)  

1734  Julien-Amable Mathieu, composer was born on this day in history.  

1734  On January - 31 birth of robert Morris, merchant (signed Declaration of Independence)  

1750  Gerrit J Pijman, Dutch minister of War (1798-1800, 1803-06) was born on January - 31.  

1752  Gouverneur Morris, American lawmaker and diplomat (d. 1816) was born on this day in history.  

1759  On this day in history birth of francois Devienne, composer  

1778  On this day in history birth of franz Anton graaf von Kolowrat, Austrian premiere of Bohemia (1848)  

1784  Carl Wilhelm Henning, composer was born on January - 31.  

1797  Franz Peter Schubert, Lichtenthal Aust, composer (Unfinished Symphony) was born on this day in history.  

1798  On January - 31 birth of karl Gottlieb Reissiger, composer  

1802  On January - 31 birth of jan C J van Speijk, Dutch naval hero  

1804  On January - 31 birth of jozsef Bajza, Hungarian author/poet/critic  

1810  Daniel Ruggles, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1897 was born on this day in history.  

1812  John Randolph Tucker, Capt (Confederate Navy), died in 1883 was born on this day in history.  

1813  On January - 31 birth of samuel Sarphati, Amsterdam, physician/pharmacist/social activist  

1817  On this day in history birth of antony Winkler Prins, Dutch writer (Groiler Encyclopaedia)  

1818  William Raine Peck, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1871 was born on January - 31.  

1820  William B. Washburn, 28th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1887) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 31

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0743  On January - 31 death of muhammad al-Baqir, Shia Imam (b. 676)  

1398  On January - 31 death of emperor Sukō (b. 1334)  

1435  Death of Xuande, Emperor of China (b. 1398) on January - 31.  

1561  Menno Simonsz, Dutch priest/vicar (Foundation Book), dies on this day in history.  

1580  On this day in history hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies  

1606  Death of Guy Fawkes, convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot", executed at 35 on January - 31.  

1615  On January - 31 death of claudio Aquaviva, Italian Jesuit (b. 1543)  

1632  Death of Joost Bürgi, Swiss clockmaker and mathematician (b. 1552) on January - 31.