Famous Deaths In January - 05
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
0842 On January - 05 death of al-Mu'tasim, Abbasid caliph (b. 794)
1066 Edward de Belijder, the Confessor, king of England (1043-66), dies on January - 05.
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 January - 05 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 January - 05.
1588 Death of Qi Jiguang, Chinese general (b. 1528) on this day in history.
1589 Catherine de' Medici, Queen mother of France, dies at 69 on January - 05.
1592 On January - 05 willem II, Duke of Gulik/Kleef/Gelre, dies at about 75
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 On this day in history death of antonio Lotti, Italian composer (b. 1740)
1684 On this day in history claude Audran II, French painter/engraver, dies at 44
1713 Death of Jean Chardin, French explorer (b. 1643) on January - 05.
1740 Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72 on January - 05.
1746 Anton Simon Ignaz Praelisauer, composer, dies at 53 on January - 05.
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 January - 05 friedrich Wilhelm Reidt, composer, dies on 73rd birthday
1788 On this day in history 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 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 January - 05.
1848 On January - 05 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.