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Famous Deaths In January - 21

Thursday, 23 October 2014

0304  Death of Saint Agnes (martyred) (b. 291) on this day in history.  

0879  Boudouin with the Iron Arm, earl of Flanders, dies on this day in history.  

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

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 January - 21 death of juan de Grijalva, Spanish conquistador (c. 1489)  

1546  Death of Azai Sukemasa, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1491) on this day in history.  

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

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 January - 21.  

1706  Death of Adrien Baillet, French scholar and critic (b. 1649) on this day in history.  

1710  On this day in history death of johann Georg Gichtel, German mystic (b. 1638)  

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

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

1746  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1774  On January - 21 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 January - 21.  

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 this day in history.  

1815  M Claudius, writer, dies at 74 on January - 21.  

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

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

1851  On this day in history gustav Albert Lortzing, composer, dies at 49  

1870  Death of Alexander Herzen, Russian writer (b. 1812) on January - 21.  

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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 January - 21.  

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

1735  On January - 21 birth of johann Gottfried Eckard, composer  

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 this day in history.