Famous Deaths In January - 05
Saturday, 23 May 2015
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 On January - 05 pedro IV, king of Aragon/conqueror of Sicily, dies at 67
1400 On January - 05 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 January - 05.
1448 Death of Christopher of Bavaria (b. 1416) on January - 05.
1465 On this day in history death of charles, Duke of Orléans, French poet (b. 1394)
1477 On January - 05 charles, the Bold, duke of Burgundy/writer, dies at 43
1524 Marko Marulic/Marulus/Splichanin/Pecinich, Croatian poet, dies at 73 on this day in history.
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 On January - 05 catherine de' Medici, Queen mother of France, dies at 69
1592 On January - 05 willem II, Duke of Gulik/Kleef/Gelre, dies at about 75
1595 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1684 Claude Audran II, French painter/engraver, dies at 44 on this day in history.
1713 On this day in history death of jean Chardin, French explorer (b. 1643)
1740 On January - 05 antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72
1746 Anton Simon Ignaz Praelisauer, composer, dies at 53 on January - 05.
1759 Thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79 on this day in history.
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 Johann Schneider, composer, dies at 85 on January - 05.
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 On January - 05 johann Gottfried Krebs, composer, dies at 72
1823 Death of Major George Johnston, Lieutenant-Governor of New South Wales (b. 1764) on January - 05.
1827 On this day in history frederick of York, English duke/bishop/general, dies at 63
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 Pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67 on January - 05.
1858 Johann JWAFK Radetzky von Radetz, Austr earl/field marshal, dies at 91 on January - 05.