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Famous Deaths In January - 05

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

0842  Death of Al-Mu'tasim, Abbasid caliph (b. 794) on this day in history.  

1066  On January - 05 edward de Belijder, the Confessor, king of England (1043-66), dies  

1387  On this day in history 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  On January - 05 death of john of Bavaria/Bayern, liege of Holland/Zealand/Dordrecht, poisoned  

1448  Death of Christopher of Bavaria (b. 1416) on this day in history.  

1465  Death of Charles, Duke of Orléans, French poet (b. 1394) on this day in history.  

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

1524  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1589  On January - 05 catherine de' Medici, Queen mother of France, dies at 69  

1592  Willem II, Duke of Gulik/Kleef/Gelre, dies at about 75 on January - 05.  

1595  On this day in history ercole Procaccini, Italian painter, dies  

1603  On January - 05 pieter Adriaansz van der Werff, mayor of Lead, dies at 73  

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

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

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 January - 05.  

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 this day in history johann Gottfried Krebs, composer, dies at 72  

1823  Death of Major George Johnston, Lieutenant-Governor of New South Wales (b. 1764) on this day in history.  

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

1846  On January - 05 death of alfred Thomas Agate, American artist (b. 1812)  

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  On January - 05 johann JWAFK Radetzky von Radetz, Austr earl/field marshal, dies at 91  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 05

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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 this day in history.  

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

1596  Henry Lawes, English composer was born on January - 05.  

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

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