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Famous Birthdays In May - 19

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

1469  On this day in history birth of giovanni della Robbia, Ital's sculptor  

1611  On this day in history birth of innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Italy, 240th Pope (1676-89)  

1616  On this day in history birth of johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer  

1700  On this day in history birth of josé de Escandón, Spanish colonial governor (d. 1770)  

1724  On this day in history birth of augustus Hervey, 3rd Earl of Bristol, British admiral and politician (d. 1779)  

1744  Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1818) was born on this day in history.  

1746  Johann Friedrich Peter, composer was born on this day in history.  

1755  On this day in history birth of gabriele Prota, composer  

1762  Johann G Fichte German philosopher (Wissenschaftslehre) was born on this day in history.  

1770  Antoine-Charles Glachant, composer was born on this day in history.  

1773  On this day in history birth of arthur Aikin, English mineralogist (d. 1854)  

1795  Johns Hopkins, philanthropist, founded Johns Hopkins University was born on this day in history.  

1797  Maria Isabel of Portugal, queen of Spain (d. 1818) was born on this day in history.  

1808  On this day in history birth of samuel Jameson Gholson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1883  

1812  Felix Kirk Zollicoffer, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1862 was born on this day in history.  

1815  On this day in history birth of john Gross Barnard, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1882  

1827  On this day in history birth of paul-Armand Challemel-Lacour, French statesman (d. 1896)  

1828  On this day in history birth of adin Ballou Underwood, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1839  On this day in history birth of alice Mary Smith, composer  

1858  On this day in history birth of roland Napoleon Bonaparte, French officer/traveller (Surinam)  

1859  Nellie Melba, [Heal Mitchell], Australian soprano (Peach Melba) was born on this day in history.  

1860  Victor E Orlando, Italy's premier (1917-19) was born on this day in history.  

1861  On this day in history birth of dame Nellie Melba, Australian opera singer (d. 1931)  

1862  On this day in history birth of mikhail Nesterov, Russian painter (d. 1942)  

1864  On this day in history birth of carl Ethan Akeley, US, naturalist, devoleped animal mount process  

1869  On this day in history birth of jules Poncelet, Belgian minister of State  

1870  Albert Fish, American serial killer (d. 1936) was born on this day in history.  

1873  On this day in history birth of federico Gerdes, composer  

1874  On this day in history birth of gilbert Laird Jessop, cricketer (The Croucher)  

1878  On this day in history birth of adam von Ahn Carse, composer  

1879  Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, US/Eng's feminist/ex of Waldorf Astor was born on this day in history.  

1880  Allard R Hulshoff, architect of Amsterdam (1924) was born on this day in history.  

1881  Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, 1st President of Turkey (d. 1938) was born on this day in history.  

1882  On this day in history birth of mohammed Mosaddeq, Prime Minister of Iran (d. 1967)  

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Famous Deaths In May - 19

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0804  On this day in history alcuin of York, English scholar, dies in Tours France at 69  

0988  On this day in history dunstan[us], English archbishop of Canterbury, dies  

1102  Death of Stephen, Count of Blois (b. c. 1045) on this day in history.  

1125  On this day in history death of vladimir Monomakh, Russian prince (b. 1053)  

1296  Celestine V, [Pietro del Murrone], Pope (1294), dies on this day in history.  

1319  On this day in history death of louis d'Évreux, son of Philip III of France (b. 1276)  

1389  On this day in history death of dmitri Donskoi, Grand Prince of Muscovy (b. 1350)  

1526  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Kashiwabara of Japan (b. 1464)