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Famous Deaths In January - 21

Sunday, 24 May 2015

0304  On January - 21 death of saint Agnes (martyred) (b. 291)  

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

0917  Death of Erchanger, Duke of Swabia (c. 880) on this day in history.  

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 January - 21.  

1527  On this day in history death of juan de Grijalva, Spanish conquistador (c. 1489)  

1546  On January - 21 death of azai Sukemasa, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1491)  

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  John Dowland, English composer (In Darkness We Dwell), dies at 62 on January - 21.  

1638  Death of Ignazio Donati, Italian composer (c. 1570) on January - 21.  

1665  On this day in history domenico Mazzocchi, composer, dies at 72  

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  Nicolas-Francois Blondel, French architect, dies on this day in history.  

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 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 this day in history.  

1722  On January - 21 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 January - 21.  

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

1766  On January - 21 death of james Quin, English actor (b. 1693)  

1773  Death of Alexis Piron, French writer (b. 1689) on this day in history.  

1774  On this day in history 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  Death of Josiah Hornblower, American statesman (b. 1729) on January - 21.  

1814  Death of Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, French writer and botanist (b. 1737) on January - 21.  

1815  On January - 21 m Claudius, writer, dies at 74  

1823  On this day in history death of cayetano José Rodríguez, Argentine cleric, journalist and poet (b. 1761)  

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

1851  On January - 21 gustav Albert Lortzing, composer, dies at 49  

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

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1337  On this day in history birth of charles V, the Wise, king of France (1364-80)  

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

1571  On this day in history birth of john I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam)  

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

1721  On this day in history birth of james Murray, British military officer, governor of Quebec (d. 1794)  

1735  Johann Gottfried Eckard, composer was born on this day in history.  

1743  On January - 21 birth of john Fitch, inventor (had a working steamboat years before Fulton)  

1746  On January - 21 birth of johann H Pestalozzi, Zurich Switz, educator (Leonard & Gertrude) [NS]