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Famous Deaths In January - 06

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

0664  Death of Amr ibn al-A'as, Arab general (bc. 583) on this day in history.  

1088  On this day in history berengarius of Tours, French theologist, dies  

1275  On this day in history raymundus of Penafort, Spanish church law scholar, dies  

1374  Andreas Corsini, Italian saint/bishop of Fiesole, dies on this day in history.  

1425  On this day in history jan of Bavaria, liege of Holland/bishop/duke, dies  

1448  On this day in history christopher III, king of Denmark/Norway/Sweden, dies  

1481  On this day in history death of akhmat Khan, Khan of the Golden Horde  

1536  On this day in history baldassare Peruzzi, Italian architect/painter, dies  

1541  Bernard van Orley, Flemish royal painter of Hungary, dies at about 52 on this day in history.  

1592  Johan Casimir, palsgrave at the Rhine, dies on this day in history.  

1616  Death of Philip Henslowe, English theatrical entrepreneur (bc. 1550) on this day in history.  

1646  On this day in history elias Hill, German architect of Augsburg, dies at 72  

1685  On this day in history malachias Siebenhaar, composer, dies at 68  

1689  Death of Seth Ward, English mathematician and astronomer (b. 1617) on this day in history.  

1693  Mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1694  On this day in history francesco Morosini, Italian army general, dies  

1697  On this day in history carlo Mannelli, composer, dies at 56  

1702  On this day in history thomas Franklin, English smith/uncle of B Franklin, dies [NS=Jan 17]  

1718  Death of Richard Hoare, English goldsmith and banker (b. 1648) on this day in history.  

1725  On this day in history chikamatsu Monzaemon, Jap playwright (Yotsugi Soga), dies at about 71  

1731  On this day in history death of Étienne François Geoffroy, French chemist (b. 1672)  

1734  Death of John Dennis, English dramatist whose thunder was stolen (b. 1657) on this day in history.  

1738  On this day in history franz Xaver Murschhauser, composer, dies at 74  

1742  Johann Georg Reinhardt, composer, dies on this day in history.  

1785  Haym Salomon, dies in Phila at 44, helped finance the revolution on this day in history.  

1790  On this day in history johann Trier, composer, dies at 73  

1799  On this day in history w G Frederik, prince of Orange/general, dies at 25  

1800  William Jones, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1813  On this day in history death of louis Baraguey d'Hilliers, French general (b. 1764)  

1831  On this day in history rodolphe Kreutzer, Fr composer/violinist (Kreutzersonate), dies at 64  

1840  Death of Fanny Burney, English novelist and diarist (b. 1752) on this day in history.  

1852  Death of Louis Braille, French teacher of the blind and inventor of braille (b. 1809) on this day in history.  

1855  Death of Giacomo Beltrami, Italian explorer (b. 1779) on this day in history.  

1882  On this day in history death of richard Henry Dana, U.S. novelist (Two Years Before the Mast) (b. 1815)  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 06

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1367  Richard II, Bordeaux, France, king of England (1377-99) was born on this day in history.  

1367  On this day in history birth of richard II of England (d. 1400)  

1367  Richard II, Bordeaux, France, King of England (1377-99) (d. 1400) was born on this day in history.  

1412  On this day in history birth of joan of Arc, Domremy, martyr  

1412  Joan of Arc, Roman Catholic Saint and national heroine of France (legendary date) (d. 1431) was born on this day in history.  

1412  Joan of Arc, Domrémy, Roman Catholic Saint and national heroine of France (legendary date) (d. 1431) was born on this day in history.  

1486  On this day in history birth of martin Agricola, [M Sore], German composer/cantor  

1488  On this day in history birth of helius Eobanus Hessus, German poet (Silvae)