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Famous Deaths In January - 05

Sunday, 29 May 2016

0842  On this day in history death of al-Mu'tasim, Abbasid caliph (b. 794)  

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

1387  Pedro IV, king of Aragon/conqueror of Sicily, dies at 67 on January - 05.  

1400  Death of John Montacute, 3rd Earl of Salisbury, English politician (executed) (b. ca. 1350) on January - 05.  

1425  On January - 05 death of john of Bavaria/Bayern, liege of Holland/Zealand/Dordrecht, poisoned  

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

1465  Death of Charles, Duke of Orléans, French poet (b. 1394) on January - 05.  

1477  Charles, the Bold, duke of Burgundy/writer, dies at 43 on January - 05.  

1524  Marko Marulic/Marulus/Splichanin/Pecinich, Croatian poet, dies at 73 on January - 05.  

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

1588  On January - 05 death of qi Jiguang, Chinese general (b. 1528)  

1589  Catherine de' Medici, Queen mother of France, dies at 69 on January - 05.  

1592  On this day in history willem II, Duke of Gulik/Kleef/Gelre, dies at about 75  

1595  Ercole Procaccini, Italian painter, dies on January - 05.  

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  Claude Audran II, French painter/engraver, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

1713  Death of Jean Chardin, French explorer (b. 1643) on January - 05.  

1740  On this day in history antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72  

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

1759  On this day in history 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 January - 05 death of john Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford, British statesman (b. 1710)  

1783  Friedrich Wilhelm Reidt, composer, dies on 73rd birthday on this day in history.  

1788  On January - 05 johann Schneider, composer, dies at 85  

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 this day in history.  

1814  Johann Gottfried Krebs, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1823  Death of Major George Johnston, Lieutenant-Governor of New South Wales (b. 1764) on January - 05.  

1827  Frederick of York, English duke/bishop/general, dies at 63 on January - 05.  

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

1848  On January - 05 ferdinando Orlandi, composer, dies at 73  

1856  On this day in history 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 January - 05.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 05

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1209  Richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1272) was born on January - 05.  

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

1560  On this day in history birth of william Cobbold, composer  

1587  On this day in history birth of xu Xiake, Chinese geographer (d. 1641)  

1592  Shah Jahan, Mughal emperor of India (1628-58), built Taj Mahal was born on January - 05.  

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

1614  On January - 05 birth of archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria (d. 1662)  

1661  On January - 05 birth of jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer  

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