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Famous Deaths In January - 21

Monday, 25 July 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 this day in history.  

0917  On January - 21 death of erchanger, Duke of Swabia (c. 880)  

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

1519  On this day in history death of vasco Núñez de Balboa, Spanish explorer (b. 1475)  

1527  On January - 21 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 January - 21 john Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66  

1609  Joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68 on January - 21.  

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

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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  On this day in history honorat de Brueil seigneur de Racan, French playwright, dies at 80  

1683  On this day in history anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st earl of Shaftesbury, dies at 61  

1686  Nicolas-Francois Blondel, French architect, dies on this day in history.  

1699  On January - 21 death of obadiah Walker, English writer (b. 1616)  

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  On January - 21 death of johann Georg Gichtel, German mystic (b. 1638)  

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

1731  On this day in history death of thomas Woolston, English theologian (b. 1669)  

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

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

1773  Death of Alexis Piron, French writer (b. 1689) on January - 21.  

1774  On this day in history mustapha III, sultan of Turkey (1957-74), dies at 56  

1793  On this day in history death of louis XVI, French king (1774-93), beheaded by revolutionaries at 38  

1795  Death of Samuel Wallis, English navigator (b. 1728) on January - 21.  

1809  Death of Josiah Hornblower, American statesman (b. 1729) on this day in history.  

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

1815  On this day in history 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 this day in history achim v Arnim, writer, dies at 49  

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

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

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Famous Birthdays In January - 21

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  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  Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect was born on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history birth of johann H Pestalozzi, Zurich Switz, educator (Leonard & Gertrude) [NS]  

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