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Famous Deaths In January - 05

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0842  Death of Al-Mu'tasim, Abbasid caliph (b. 794) on January - 05.  

1066  Edward de Belijder, the Confessor, king of England (1043-66), dies on this day in history.  

1387  On this day in history pedro IV, king of Aragon/conqueror of Sicily, dies at 67  

1400  On this day in history death of john Montacute, 3rd Earl of Salisbury, English politician (executed) (b. ca. 1350)  

1425  Death of John of Bavaria/Bayern, liege of Holland/Zealand/Dordrecht, poisoned on this day in history.  

1448  On this day in history death of christopher of Bavaria (b. 1416)  

1465  On this day in history death of charles, Duke of Orléans, French poet (b. 1394)  

1477  Charles, the Bold, duke of Burgundy/writer, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

1524  On January - 05 marko Marulic/Marulus/Splichanin/Pecinich, Croatian poet, dies at 73  

1527  Death of Felix Manz, Swiss leader (executed) (b. 1498) on this day in history.  

1588  On this day in history death of qi Jiguang, Chinese general (b. 1528)  

1589  Catherine de' Medici, Queen mother of France, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1592  Willem II, Duke of Gulik/Kleef/Gelre, dies at about 75 on this day in history.  

1595  On January - 05 ercole Procaccini, Italian painter, dies  

1603  On this day in history pieter Adriaansz van der Werff, mayor of Lead, dies at 73  

1667  On this day in history death of antonio Lotti, Italian composer (b. 1740)  

1684  On January - 05 claude Audran II, French painter/engraver, dies at 44  

1713  On January - 05 death of jean Chardin, French explorer (b. 1643)  

1740  Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72 on this day in history.  

1746  On this day in history anton Simon Ignaz Praelisauer, composer, dies at 53  

1759  On January - 05 thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79  

1762  On this day in history elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia (1741-62), dies at 52 [NS]  

1771  On this day in history death of john Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford, British statesman (b. 1710)  

1783  On this day in history friedrich Wilhelm Reidt, composer, dies on 73rd birthday  

1788  Johann Schneider, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

1796  Samuel Huntington, US judge (signed Decl of Independence), dies at 64 on January - 05.  

1807  Michel Adanson, French biologist (Plant classes), dies at 79 on January - 05.  

1814  Johann Gottfried Krebs, composer, dies at 72 on January - 05.  

1823  On this day in history death of major George Johnston, Lieutenant-Governor of New South Wales (b. 1764)  

1827  On this day in history frederick of York, English duke/bishop/general, dies at 63  

1846  Death of Alfred Thomas Agate, American artist (b. 1812) on this day in history.  

1848  Ferdinando Orlandi, composer, dies at 73 on January - 05.  

1856  On January - 05 pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67  

1858  Johann JWAFK Radetzky von Radetz, Austr earl/field marshal, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 05

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1209  On this day in history birth of richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1272)  

1548  On this day in history birth of francisco Suarez, Spanish theologian (d. 1617)  

1560  William Cobbold, composer was born on January - 05.  

1587  Xu Xiake, Chinese geographer (d. 1641) was born on January - 05.  

1592  On this day in history birth of shah Jahan, Mughal emperor of India (1628-58), built Taj Mahal  

1596  On January - 05 birth of henry Lawes, English composer  

1614  On this day in history birth of archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria (d. 1662)  

1661  Jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer was born on this day in history.