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Famous Deaths In January - 21

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

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

0879  On January - 21 boudouin with the Iron Arm, earl of Flanders, dies  

0917  On this day in history 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  On January - 21 death of juan de Grijalva, Spanish conquistador (c. 1489)  

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 January - 21 joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68  

1626  John Dowland, English composer (In Darkness We Dwell), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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1638  On January - 21 death of ignazio Donati, Italian composer (c. 1570)  

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

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 this day in history.  

1704  On January - 21 willem B Schepers, Dutch merchant/ship owner, dies at about 83  

1706  On January - 21 death of adrien Baillet, French scholar and critic (b. 1649)  

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 January - 21.  

1731  Death of Thomas Woolston, English theologian (b. 1669) on January - 21.  

1746  On this day in history gottfried Kirkhoff, composer, dies at 60  

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 January - 21.  

1793  On January - 21 death of louis XVI, French king (1774-93), beheaded by revolutionaries at 38  

1795  Death of Samuel Wallis, English navigator (b. 1728) on this day in history.  

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

1831  Achim v Arnim, writer, dies at 49 on January - 21.  

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

1870  Death of Alexander Herzen, Russian writer (b. 1812) on this day in history.  

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

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  On January - 21 birth of james Murray, British military officer, governor of Quebec (d. 1794)  

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

1743  John Fitch, inventor (had a working steamboat years before Fulton) was born on January - 21.  

1746  Johann H Pestalozzi, Zurich Switz, educator (Leonard & Gertrude) [NS] was born on January - 21.  

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