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Famous Deaths In January - 21

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

0879  On this day in history boudouin with the Iron Arm, earl of Flanders, dies  

0917  Death of Erchanger, Duke of Swabia (c. 880) on January - 21.  

1118  Paschalis II, [Raniero], pope (1099-1118), dies on January - 21.  

1519  On January - 21 death of vasco Núñez de Balboa, Spanish explorer (b. 1475)  

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 this day in history.  

1596  On this day in history john Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66  

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

1626  On January - 21 john Dowland, English composer (In Darkness We Dwell), dies at 62  

1638  On this day in history death of ignazio Donati, Italian composer (c. 1570)  

1665  Domenico Mazzocchi, composer, dies at 72 on January - 21.  

1670  On January - 21 honorat de Brueil seigneur de Racan, French playwright, dies at 80  

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

1686  On January - 21 nicolas-Francois Blondel, French architect, dies  

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

1704  Willem B Schepers, Dutch merchant/ship owner, dies at about 83 on January - 21.  

1706  Death of Adrien Baillet, French scholar and critic (b. 1649) on January - 21.  

1710  Death of Johann Georg Gichtel, German mystic (b. 1638) on this day in history.  

1722  Death of Charles Paulet, 2nd Duke of Bolton, English supporter of William III of England (b. 1661) on this day in history.  

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

1746  Gottfried Kirkhoff, composer, dies at 60 on January - 21.  

1766  On this day in history death of james Quin, English actor (b. 1693)  

1773  On January - 21 death of alexis Piron, French writer (b. 1689)  

1774  Mustapha III, sultan of Turkey (1957-74), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1814  On this day in history death of jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, French writer and botanist (b. 1737)  

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

1823  Death of Cayetano José Rodríguez, Argentine cleric, journalist and poet (b. 1761) on January - 21.  

1831  On this day in history achim v Arnim, writer, dies at 49  

1851  Gustav Albert Lortzing, composer, dies at 49 on January - 21.  

1870  On January - 21 death of alexander Herzen, Russian writer (b. 1812)  

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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 this day in history.  

1338  King Charles V of France (d. 1380) was born on this day in history.  

1571  On January - 21 birth of john I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam)  

1659  On January - 21 birth of adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect  

1721  James Murray, British military officer, governor of Quebec (d. 1794) was born on January - 21.  

1735  Johann Gottfried Eckard, composer was born on January - 21.  

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.