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0842  On January - 05 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  Pedro IV, king of Aragon/conqueror of Sicily, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1400  On this day in history 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  Death of Charles, Duke of Orléans, French poet (b. 1394) on this day in history.  

1477  On this day in history charles, the Bold, duke of Burgundy/writer, dies at 43  

1524  Marko Marulic/Marulus/Splichanin/Pecinich, Croatian poet, dies at 73 on January - 05.  

1527  On January - 05 death of felix Manz, Swiss leader (executed) (b. 1498)  

1588  On January - 05 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  On this day in history 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  On January - 05 claude Audran II, French painter/engraver, dies at 44  

1713  On this day in history death of jean Chardin, French explorer (b. 1643)  

1740  On this day in history antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72  

1746  On this day in history anton Simon Ignaz Praelisauer, composer, dies at 53  

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  Death of John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford, British statesman (b. 1710) on January - 05.  

1783  Friedrich Wilhelm Reidt, composer, dies on 73rd birthday on January - 05.  

1788  Johann Schneider, composer, dies at 85 on January - 05.  

1796  On this day in history 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  Johann Gottfried Krebs, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1823  On this day in history death of major George Johnston, Lieutenant-Governor of New South Wales (b. 1764)  

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 this day in history.  

1858  Johann JWAFK Radetzky von Radetz, Austr earl/field marshal, dies at 91 on January - 05.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 05

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1209  On January - 05 birth of richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1272)  

1548  Francisco Suarez, Spanish theologian (d. 1617) was born on this day in history.  

1560  On this day in history birth of william Cobbold, composer  

1587  On January - 05 birth of xu Xiake, Chinese geographer (d. 1641)  

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

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

1614  Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria (d. 1662) was born on January - 05.  

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