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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  Pedro IV, king of Aragon/conqueror of Sicily, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

1425  On this day in history death of john of Bavaria/Bayern, liege of Holland/Zealand/Dordrecht, poisoned  

1448  Death of Christopher of Bavaria (b. 1416) on January - 05.  

1465  On January - 05 death of charles, Duke of OrlĂ©ans, French poet (b. 1394)  

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

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

1527  On this day in history death of felix Manz, Swiss leader (executed) (b. 1498)  

1588  Death of Qi Jiguang, Chinese general (b. 1528) on January - 05.  

1589  On this day in history catherine de' Medici, Queen mother of France, dies at 69  

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  Pieter Adriaansz van der Werff, mayor of Lead, dies at 73 on January - 05.  

1667  Death of Antonio Lotti, Italian composer (b. 1740) on January - 05.  

1684  Claude Audran II, French painter/engraver, dies at 44 on January - 05.  

1713  On this day in history 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 January - 05 anton Simon Ignaz Praelisauer, composer, dies at 53  

1759  Thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

1762  On January - 05 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 January - 05 friedrich Wilhelm Reidt, composer, dies on 73rd birthday  

1788  On this day in history johann Schneider, composer, dies at 85  

1796  On January - 05 samuel Huntington, US judge (signed Decl of Independence), dies at 64  

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

1814  On January - 05 johann Gottfried Krebs, composer, dies at 72  

1823  On January - 05 death of major George Johnston, Lieutenant-Governor of New South Wales (b. 1764)  

1827  Frederick of York, English duke/bishop/general, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1846  On this day in history death of alfred Thomas Agate, American artist (b. 1812)  

1848  On this day in history ferdinando Orlandi, composer, dies at 73  

1856  On this day in history pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67  

1858  On this day in history johann JWAFK Radetzky von Radetz, Austr earl/field marshal, dies at 91  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 05

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1548  Francisco Suarez, Spanish theologian (d. 1617) was born on January - 05.  

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

1587  Xu Xiake, Chinese geographer (d. 1641) was born on this day in history.  

1592  Shah Jahan, Mughal emperor of India (1628-58), built Taj Mahal was born on this day in history.  

1596  On this day in history birth of henry Lawes, English composer  

1614  Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria (d. 1662) was born on January - 05.  

1661  On this day in history birth of jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer