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Famous Deaths In January - 05

Monday, 08 February 2016

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  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  Death of John of Bavaria/Bayern, liege of Holland/Zealand/Dordrecht, poisoned on this day in history.  

1448  Death of Christopher of Bavaria (b. 1416) on January - 05.  

1465  Death of Charles, Duke of Orléans, French poet (b. 1394) on January - 05.  

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

1588  On January - 05 death of qi Jiguang, Chinese general (b. 1528)  

1589  On January - 05 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 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 January - 05.  

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 this day in history.  

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 January - 05.  

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  Friedrich Wilhelm Reidt, composer, dies on 73rd birthday on this day in history.  

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  On January - 05 johann Gottfried Krebs, composer, dies at 72  

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 this day in history.  

1848  Ferdinando Orlandi, composer, dies at 73 on January - 05.  

1856  On this day in history pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67  

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

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

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  On January - 05 birth of henry Lawes, English composer  

1614  On January - 05 birth of archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria (d. 1662)  

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

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