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Famous Deaths In January - 10

Friday, 19 September 2014

0681  Agatho, Sicilian pope (678-81), dies on this day in history.  

0866  On this day in history lin-chi I-hsuan, [J Rinzai Gigen], Zen teacher, dies  

0976  On this day in history john I Tzimisces, co-emperor of Byzantium (969-76), dies at 51  

1094  On this day in history death of caliph Al-Mustansir of Cairo (b. 1029)  

1271  Otto II, the Lame, earl of Gelre, dies on this day in history.  

1276  On this day in history gregorius X, [Tedaldo Visconti], pope, dies  

1542  On this day in history death of gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59  

1645  Death of William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury, beheaded for treason at 71 on this day in history.  

1654  Death of Nicholas Culpeper, English botanist, herbalist, physician, and astrologer (b. 1616) on this day in history.  

1662  On this day in history death of prince Honoré II of Monaco (b. 1597)  

1674  On this day in history jacob de Witt, Dutch mayor (Dordrecht)/MP, dies at 84  

1698  On this day in history death of louis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont, French historian (b. 1637)  

1707  Death of Philibert, comte de Gramont, French writer (b. 1621) on this day in history.  

1754  Daniel Raap, Dutch porcelain salesman/politician, dies at about 51 on this day in history.  

1761  On this day in history death of edward Boscawen, British admiral (b. 1711)  

1768  On this day in history charles Cressent, French court furniture maker, dies at 82  

1775  Jemeljan Pugatshov, Russian kosak leader/"czar Peter III", dies on this day in history.  

1777  Death of Spranger Barry, Irish actor (b. 1719) on this day in history.  

1778  On this day in history carolus Linaeus "Carl von Linne", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70  

1780  On this day in history francesco Antonio Vallotti, Italian organist/composer, dies at 82  

1789  Pierre Lyonet, Dutch zoologist/cryptologist, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

1792  On this day in history jean-Louis Laruette, composer, dies at 60  

1794  Death of Georg Forster, German scientist and revolutionary (d. 1754) on this day in history.  

1800  Johan Wikmanson, composer, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

1811  Death of Marie-Joseph Chénier, French poet (b. 1764) on this day in history.  

1824  Victor Emanuel I, king of Sardinia (1802-21), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1828  Death of François de Neufchâteau, French statesman and intellectual figure (b. 1750) on this day in history.  

1833  Adrien Marie Legendre, dies on this day in history.  

1846  On this day in history etienne P de Senancour, French writer (De l'Amour), dies at 75  

1851  On this day in history death of karl Freiherr von Müffling, Prussian field marshal (b. 1775)  

1855  Mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1862  On this day in history samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47  

1863  On this day in history death of lyman Beecher, US Presbyterian clergyman, temperance movement leader (b. 1775)  

1866  Death of Pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792) on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1480  On this day in history birth of margaret of Austria, Regent of the Netherlands (d. 1530)  

1502  On this day in history birth of hendrik Niclaes, German/Dutch merchant/cult leader (Children of God)  

1538  Louis of Nassau, Dutch general (d. 1574) was born on this day in history.  

1573  Simon Marius, German astronomer (d. 1624) was born on this day in history.  

1607  On this day in history birth of isaac Jogues, French Jesuit missionary (d. 1646)  

1628  Jan Theunisz Blanckerhoff, [Jan Maet], seascape painter) was born on this day in history.  

1638  Niels Stensen, Danish astronomer was born on this day in history.  

1638  Nicolas Steno, Danish geologist (d. 1686) was born on this day in history.