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Famous Deaths In January - 21

Tuesday, 09 February 2016

0304  On this day in history death of saint Agnes (martyred) (b. 291)  

0879  Boudouin with the Iron Arm, earl of Flanders, dies on January - 21.  

0917  On this day in history death of erchanger, Duke of Swabia (c. 880)  

1118  On this day in history paschalis II, [Raniero], pope (1099-1118), dies  

1519  Death of Vasco Núñez de Balboa, Spanish explorer (b. 1475) on this day in history.  

1527  Death of Juan de Grijalva, Spanish conquistador (c. 1489) on this day in history.  

1546  Death of Azai Sukemasa, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1491) on January - 21.  

1596  John Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1609  On this day in history joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68  

1626  On this day in history john Dowland, English composer (In Darkness We Dwell), dies at 62  

1638  Death of Ignazio Donati, Italian composer (c. 1570) on this day in history.  

1665  Domenico Mazzocchi, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1670  Honorat de Brueil seigneur de Racan, French playwright, dies at 80 on January - 21.  

1683  Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st earl of Shaftesbury, dies at 61 on January - 21.  

1686  Nicolas-Francois Blondel, French architect, dies on January - 21.  

1699  Death of Obadiah Walker, English writer (b. 1616) on January - 21.  

1704  On this day in history willem B Schepers, Dutch merchant/ship owner, dies at about 83  

1706  On this day in history death of adrien Baillet, French scholar and critic (b. 1649)  

1710  Death of Johann Georg Gichtel, German mystic (b. 1638) on January - 21.  

1722  On this day in history death of charles Paulet, 2nd Duke of Bolton, English supporter of William III of England (b. 1661)  

1731  Death of Thomas Woolston, English theologian (b. 1669) on this day in history.  

1746  Gottfried Kirkhoff, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1766  Death of James Quin, English actor (b. 1693) on January - 21.  

1773  On this day in history death of alexis Piron, French writer (b. 1689)  

1774  On January - 21 mustapha III, sultan of Turkey (1957-74), dies at 56  

1793  Death of Louis XVI, French king (1774-93), beheaded by revolutionaries at 38 on this day in history.  

1795  On January - 21 death of samuel Wallis, English navigator (b. 1728)  

1809  On this day in history death of josiah Hornblower, American statesman (b. 1729)  

1814  Death of Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, French writer and botanist (b. 1737) on this day in history.  

1815  On this day in history m Claudius, writer, dies at 74  

1823  On January - 21 death of cayetano José Rodríguez, Argentine cleric, journalist and poet (b. 1761)  

1831  On January - 21 achim v Arnim, writer, dies at 49  

1851  Gustav Albert Lortzing, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1870  Death of Alexander Herzen, Russian writer (b. 1812) on January - 21.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 21

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1337  Charles V, the Wise, king of France (1364-80) was born on January - 21.  

1338  On this day in history birth of king Charles V of France (d. 1380)  

1571  John I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam) was born on this day in history.  

1659  Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect was born on January - 21.  

1721  James Murray, British military officer, governor of Quebec (d. 1794) was born on this day in history.  

1735  On January - 21 birth of johann Gottfried Eckard, composer  

1743  John Fitch, inventor (had a working steamboat years before Fulton) was born on this day in history.  

1746  Johann H Pestalozzi, Zurich Switz, educator (Leonard & Gertrude) [NS] was born on this day in history.  

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