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Famous Deaths In January - 04

Thursday, 18 December 2014

0838  On January - 04 death of babak, Persian social/religious reformer, martyred  

1248  On January - 04 death of king Sancho II of Portugal (b. 1207)  

1428  Death of Frederick I, Elector of Saxony, 'The Warlike' (b. 1370) on this day in history.  

1564  Death of Hosokawa Ujitsuna, Japanese military commander (b. 1514) on January - 04.  

1584  On January - 04 tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist/playwright, dies at 44  

1612  Henry L Spieghel, Dutch merchant/writer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

1695  On January - 04 duke of Luxembourg, Luxembourg/French marshal, dies  

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

1707  On January - 04 louis Willem I, count of Baden-Baden, dies  

1729  Joseph de Montesquiou earl d'Artagnan, French lt-general, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1745  Willem I Kerricx, the Young, Flemish architect/painter, dies at 62 on January - 04.  

1752  On this day in history gabriel Cramer, Swiss mathematician (paradox of Cramer), dies at 47  

1761  On January - 04 stephen Hales, English vicar/inventor (ventilator), dies at 83  

1765  Joseph Franz Xaver Dominik Stalder, composer, dies at 39 on January - 04.  

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  Mozes Mendelssohn, Jewish/German philosopher (Haksalah), dies at 56 on January - 04.  

1793  Bengt Lidner, Swedish poet (Medea/Yttersa domen), dies at 35 on January - 04.  

1804  On this day in history charlotte Lennox, English novelist (The Female Quixote), dies  

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 January - 04.  

1831  Nikola P Neofit Rilski, Bulgaria abbot/poet, dies at 37 on this day in history.  

1843  Petronella Moens, Frisian author/poetess, dies at 80 on January - 04.  

1864  On this day in history mateo Ferrer, composer, dies at 75  

1874  On this day in history death of thomas Gregson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1798)  

1877  Cornelius Vanderbilt, US robber baron, dies at 82 on January - 04.  

1880  Anselm Feuerbach, German painter, dies on this day in history.  

1882  On January - 04 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 January - 04.  

1886  Ernest Panckoucke, French publisher (Horace), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 04

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

1334  On January - 04 birth of amadeus VI, [Green Earl], earl of Savoye  

1334  Amadeus VI of Savoy (d. 1383) was born on this day in history.  

1567  Franciscus Aguilon, physicist/mathematician/jesuit/architect was born on this day in history.  

1579  On January - 04 birth of willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar  

1581  James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (gave age to Earth based on bible) was born on this day in history.  

1604  Jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe) was born on January - 04.  

1643  On this day in history birth of isaac Newton, Grantham England, physicist, mathematician and astronomer ("Whatever goes up must come down") [NS]