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Famous Deaths In January - 02

Thursday, 24 April 2014

0017  Publius Ovidius Naso, Roman poet, dies on this day in history.  

1512  Death of Svante, Regent of Sweden (b. 1460) on this day in history.  

1514  On this day in history death of william Smyth, English bishop and statesman (bc. 1460)  

1557  Death of Pontormo, Italian painter (b. 1494) on this day in history.  

1685  Death of Harbottle Grimston, English politician (b. 1603) on this day in history.  

1694  On this day in history death of henry Booth, 1st Earl of Warrington, English politician (b. 1651)  

1726  Domenico Zipoli, composer, dies at 37 on this day in history.  

1740  On this day in history johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63  

1763  On this day in history john Casteret earl Granville, English premier, dies at 72  

1780  On this day in history johann Ludwig Krebs, composer, dies at 66  

1789  On this day in history franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer, dies at 68  

1790  On this day in history joseph A Feuchtmayer (Feichtmayer), German rococo sculptor, dies  

1801  On this day in history johann C Lavater, Swiss vicar/philosopher, dies at 59  

1803  Ignaz Franz von Beecke, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1861  On this day in history frederik Willem IV, king Prussia (1840-61)/Germ (1849-61), dies at 65  

1863  On this day in history roger Weightman Hanson, Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 35  

1892  George B Airy, English astronomer/writer, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

1893  On this day in history death of john Obadiah Westwood, British entomologist (b. 1805)  

1904  James Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

1913  On this day in history leon P Teisserenc de Bort, Fr meteorologist (stratosphere), dies at 57  

1915  On this day in history karl Goldmark, Austria-Hungarian composer (Queen of Saba), dies at 84  

1917  On this day in history edward B Tylor, English anthropologist, dies at 84  

1918  On this day in history sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42  

1921  Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, Ger chancellor/PM (Prussia), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1923  On this day in history death of sam Carter, black resident of Rosewood Florida, lynched by KKK  

1924  Death of Sabine Baring-Gould, English composer and novelist (b. 1834) on this day in history.  

1929  On this day in history erich Wichman[n], Dutch fascist painter/sculptor, dies at 38  

1936  On this day in history death of sir Francis Newdegate, Governor of Tasmania, Western Australia (b. 1862)  

1937  On this day in history ross Alexander, actor (Capt Blood, Boulder Dam), dies at 29  

1939  Death of Roman Dmowski, Polish politician (b. 1864) on this day in history.  

1941  Mischa Levitzki, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

1945  On this day in history betram Home Ramsay, Engl adm/Cmdr Naval Forces (Normandy), dies at 61  

1946  On this day in history joe Darling, cricketer (Aussie captain 21 Tests, won 7 lost 4), dies  

1950  On this day in history emil Jannings, actor (The Way of All Flesh), dies at 65  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1642  On this day in history birth of mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey)  

1647  Nathaniel Bacon, leader of Bacon's Rebellion, Va (1676) was born on this day in history.  

1699  Osman III, sultan (Turkey) was born on this day in history.  

1713  Marie Dumesnil, French actress (d. 1803) was born on this day in history.  

1719  On this day in history birth of jacques-Alexandre Laffon de Ladebat, French shipbuilder (d. 1797)  

1727  James Wolfe, commanded British Army (captured Quebec) was born on this day in history.  

1728  On this day in history birth of louis Barbiano de Belgioioso, Austrian count/diplomat in Belgium  

1732  Franz Xaver Brixi, composer was born on this day in history.