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Famous Deaths In January - 05

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

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

1595  On January - 05 ercole Procaccini, Italian painter, dies  

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  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  On January - 05 antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72  

1746  Anton Simon Ignaz Praelisauer, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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 January - 05.  

1771  On January - 05 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 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 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 January - 05 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 this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1560  William Cobbold, composer was born on this day in history.  

1587  Xu Xiake, Chinese geographer (d. 1641) was born on January - 05.  

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

1596  Henry Lawes, English composer was born on this day in history.  

1614  Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria (d. 1662) was born on this day in history.  

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