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Famous Deaths In January - 04

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0838  Death of Babak, Persian social/religious reformer, martyred on January - 04.  

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

1428  On this day in history death of frederick I, Elector of Saxony, 'The Warlike' (b. 1370)  

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

1584  On this day in history tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist/playwright, dies at 44  

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  Duke of Luxembourg, Luxembourg/French marshal, dies on this day in history.  

1701  On this day in history ernst R Tarhemberg, Austria, field marshal, dies at 62  

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 this day in history.  

1745  On January - 04 willem I Kerricx, the Young, Flemish architect/painter, dies at 62  

1752  Gabriel Cramer, Swiss mathematician (paradox of Cramer), dies at 47 on January - 04.  

1761  On this day in history stephen Hales, English vicar/inventor (ventilator), dies at 83  

1765  On January - 04 joseph Franz Xaver Dominik Stalder, composer, dies at 39  

1773  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1804  Charlotte Lennox, English novelist (The Female Quixote), dies on this day in history.  

1809  Bartolomeo Giacometti, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

1825  On January - 04 ferdinand I, King of Sicily/Naples (Ferdinand IV), dies at 73  

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

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 January - 04 death of thomas Gregson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1798)  

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

1880  On this day in history anselm Feuerbach, German painter, dies  

1882  On January - 04 death of john William Draper, English scientist, photographer (b. 1811)  

1883  Nicolas Ledesma, composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

1885  On this day in history eduard Yosif Kotek, composer, dies at 29  

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

1334  Amadeus VI of Savoy (d. 1383) was born on January - 04.  

1567  On this day in history birth of franciscus Aguilon, physicist/mathematician/jesuit/architect  

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 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]