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Famous Deaths In January - 01

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0379  Basilius the Great, of Caesarea, saint (Moralia), dies on January - 01.  

0404  Death of Telemachus, Roman monk, murdered on this day in history.  

0898  Odo, earl of Paris/king of France (888-98), dies at about 39 on this day in history.  

0962  Boudouin III, count of Flanders, dies on January - 01.  

1204  On January - 01 death of king Haakon III of Norway (c. 1170)  

1387  On January - 01 karel de Boze, king of Navarra (1349-87), dies  

1502  Gregorius XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italy, pope (1572-85), dies on this day in history.  

1515  Louis XII, "the Justified" king of France (1498-1515), dies at 52 on January - 01.  

1517  On this day in history hermann Vischer, the Younger, German bronze merchant, dies  

1554  Death of Pedro de Valdivia, Spanish conquistador (b. 1500) on January - 01.  

1557  On January - 01 jacques Cartier, French explorer (Canada), dies at 65  

1559  On January - 01 christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59), dies  

1560  Guillaume du Bellay, Sieur de Langey, French soldier, dies on this day in history.  

1617  Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch painter/cartoonist/engraver, dies on this day in history.  

1626  Cornelis Pieterse Hoft, Amsterdam merchant/regent, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1630  Tetsugen, Zen teacher (Jodo sect converted to Obaku Zen), dies on January - 01.  

1631  On this day in history death of thomas Hobson, the "Cambridge Carrier", eponym of Hobson's Choice (b. 1544)  

1661  On January - 01 pieter Claesz, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 64  

1697  Death of Filippo Baldinucci, Florentine biographer/historian (b. 1624) on January - 01.  

1701  Pietro Sanmartini, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1716  William Wycherley, dramatist (The Country Wife), dies at about 75 on January - 01.  

1730  Daniel Finch, 2nd earl of Nottingham, dies at 82 on January - 01.  

1742  Death of Peregrine Bertie, 2nd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (b. 1686) on January - 01.  

1748  Death of Johann Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician (b. 1667) on this day in history.  

1753  Louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer, dies at 55 on January - 01.  

1758  On this day in history johann F von Cronegk, German playwright (Codrus), dies at 26  

1759  On this day in history death of jacques-Joachim Trotti, marquis de La Chétardie, French adventurer (b. 1705)  

1766  Frans E Jacobus III, Old Pretender, king of Gt Britain/Ireland, dies on this day in history.  

1768  On January - 01 jean-Laurent Krafft, composer, dies at 73  

1777  Emanuele Barbella, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1782  Johann Christian Bach, German composer/Mozarts tutor, dies at 46 on January - 01.  

1784  Patrice F earl de Neney, South Neth Secret Council chairman, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1787  Arthur Middleton, US farmer (signed Decl of Independence), dies at 44 on January - 01.  

1789  On this day in history christleib Siegmund Binder, composer, dies at 65  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

0766  Ali al-Rida, Shia Imam (d. 818) was born on this day in history.  

1387  Charles, The Angry One, king of Navarra (1349-87) was born on this day in history.  

1431  Alexander VI [Rodrigo Borgia], Spanish/Italian pope (1492-1503) was born on January - 01.  

1449  On this day in history birth of lorenzo de'Medici, [The Magnificent] of Florence  

1449  On this day in history birth of lorenzo de' Medici, Italian statesman (d. 1492)  

1467  Sigismund I, the old, king of Poland was born on this day in history.  

1481  Huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant reformer was born on January - 01.  

1484  On this day in history birth of huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant leader (d. 1531)