Famous Deaths In January - 21
Thursday, 02 July 2015
0304 On this day in history death of saint Agnes (martyred) (b. 291)
0879 Boudouin with the Iron Arm, earl of Flanders, dies on this day in history.
0917 On January - 21 death of erchanger, Duke of Swabia (c. 880)
1118 Paschalis II, [Raniero], pope (1099-1118), dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history death of azai Sukemasa, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1491)
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 January - 21.
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 this day in history.
1683 On January - 21 anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st earl of Shaftesbury, dies at 61
1686 On January - 21 nicolas-Francois Blondel, French architect, dies
1699 Death of Obadiah Walker, English writer (b. 1616) on this day in history.
1704 Willem B Schepers, Dutch merchant/ship owner, dies at about 83 on this day in history.
1706 Death of Adrien Baillet, French scholar and critic (b. 1649) on this day in history.
1710 Death of Johann Georg Gichtel, German mystic (b. 1638) on January - 21.
1722 Death of Charles Paulet, 2nd Duke of Bolton, English supporter of William III of England (b. 1661) on January - 21.
1731 Death of Thomas Woolston, English theologian (b. 1669) on this day in history.
1746 On January - 21 gottfried Kirkhoff, composer, dies at 60
1766 Death of James Quin, English actor (b. 1693) on January - 21.
1773 Death of Alexis Piron, French writer (b. 1689) on January - 21.
1774 Mustapha III, sultan of Turkey (1957-74), dies at 56 on January - 21.
1793 Death of Louis XVI, French king (1774-93), beheaded by revolutionaries at 38 on this day in history.
1795 On this day in history death of samuel Wallis, English navigator (b. 1728)
1809 Death of Josiah Hornblower, American statesman (b. 1729) on January - 21.
1814 On January - 21 death of jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, French writer and botanist (b. 1737)
1815 M Claudius, writer, dies at 74 on January - 21.
1823 Death of Cayetano José Rodríguez, Argentine cleric, journalist and poet (b. 1761) on this day in history.
1831 On January - 21 achim v Arnim, writer, dies at 49
1851 On January - 21 gustav Albert Lortzing, composer, dies at 49
1870 Death of Alexander Herzen, Russian writer (b. 1812) on this day in history.