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Famous Deaths In January - 05

Friday, 18 April 2014

0842  On this day in history death of al-Mu'tasim, Abbasid caliph (b. 794)  

1066  On this day in history 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  Death of John Montacute, 3rd Earl of Salisbury, English politician (executed) (b. ca. 1350) on this day in history.  

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

1448  On this day in history death of christopher of Bavaria (b. 1416)  

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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of qi Jiguang, Chinese general (b. 1528)  

1589  Catherine de' Medici, Queen mother of France, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1592  Willem II, Duke of Gulik/Kleef/Gelre, dies at about 75 on this day in history.  

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

1603  Pieter Adriaansz van der Werff, mayor of Lead, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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  Death of Jean Chardin, French explorer (b. 1643) on this day in history.  

1740  Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72 on this day in history.  

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

1759  On this day in history thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79  

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 this day in history.  

1796  Samuel Huntington, US judge (signed Decl of Independence), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1807  Michel Adanson, French biologist (Plant classes), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1848  Ferdinando Orlandi, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1856  Pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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  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  On this day in history birth of william Cobbold, composer  

1587  On this day in history birth of xu Xiake, Chinese geographer (d. 1641)  

1592  On this day in history birth of shah Jahan, Mughal emperor of India (1628-58), built Taj Mahal  

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

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

1661  Jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer was born on this day in history.