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Famous Deaths In January - 04

Friday, 31 October 2014

0838  On this day in history death of babak, Persian social/religious reformer, martyred  

1248  Death of King Sancho II of Portugal (b. 1207) on January - 04.  

1428  On January - 04 death of frederick I, Elector of Saxony, 'The Warlike' (b. 1370)  

1564  Death of Hosokawa Ujitsuna, Japanese military commander (b. 1514) on this day in history.  

1584  Tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist/playwright, dies at 44 on January - 04.  

1612  On this day in history henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62  

1678  Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71 on January - 04.  

1695  On this day in history duke of Luxembourg, Luxembourg/French marshal, dies  

1701  Ernst R Tarhemberg, Austria, field marshal, dies at 62 on January - 04.  

1707  On this day in history louis Willem I, count of Baden-Baden, dies  

1729  Joseph de Montesquiou earl d'Artagnan, French lt-general, dies at 77 on January - 04.  

1745  Willem I Kerricx, the Young, Flemish architect/painter, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1752  Gabriel Cramer, Swiss mathematician (paradox of Cramer), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1761  Stephen Hales, English vicar/inventor (ventilator), dies at 83 on January - 04.  

1765  Joseph Franz Xaver Dominik Stalder, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.  

1773  On January - 04 death of anton Losenko, Russian painter (b. 1737)  

1778  Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter, dies at 57 on January - 04.  

1782  Ange-Jacques Gabriel, French architect (Ecole Military), dies at 83 on January - 04.  

1786  On this day in history mozes Mendelssohn, Jewish/German philosopher (Haksalah), dies at 56  

1793  On this day in history bengt Lidner, Swedish poet (Medea/Yttersa domen), dies at 35  

1804  Charlotte Lennox, English novelist (The Female Quixote), dies on January - 04.  

1809  On January - 04 bartolomeo Giacometti, composer, dies at 67  

1821  Elizabeth Ann Seton, 1st native-born American saint, dies in Maryland on this day in history.  

1825  Ferdinand I, King of Sicily/Naples (Ferdinand IV), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1831  Nikola P Neofit Rilski, Bulgaria abbot/poet, dies at 37 on January - 04.  

1843  On January - 04 petronella Moens, Frisian author/poetess, dies at 80  

1864  Mateo Ferrer, composer, dies at 75 on January - 04.  

1874  Death of Thomas Gregson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1798) on this day in history.  

1877  Cornelius Vanderbilt, US robber baron, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

1880  On January - 04 anselm Feuerbach, German painter, dies  

1882  On this day in history death of john William Draper, English scientist, photographer (b. 1811)  

1883  Nicolas Ledesma, composer, dies at 91 on January - 04.  

1885  Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.  

1886  On January - 04 ernest Panckoucke, French publisher (Horace), dies at 77  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1077  Emperor Zhezong of Song Dynasty in China (d. 1100) was born on January - 04.  

1334  Amadeus VI, [Green Earl], earl of Savoye was born on this day in history.  

1334  On January - 04 birth of amadeus VI of Savoy (d. 1383)  

1567  Franciscus Aguilon, physicist/mathematician/jesuit/architect was born on January - 04.  

1579  Willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar was born on this day in history.  

1581  On this day in history birth of james Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible)  

1604  Jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe) was born on this day in history.  

1643  On January - 04 birth of isaac Newton, Grantham England, physicist, mathematician and astronomer ("Whatever goes up must come down") [NS]