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Famous Deaths In January - 21

Sunday, 21 December 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 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 this day in history.  

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 January - 21.  

1596  On January - 21 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  On this day in history domenico Mazzocchi, composer, dies at 72  

1670  Honorat de Brueil seigneur de Racan, French playwright, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1683  On January - 21 anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st earl of Shaftesbury, dies at 61  

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

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  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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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  On January - 21 death of josiah Hornblower, American statesman (b. 1729)  

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

1815  M Claudius, writer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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  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 Birthdays In January - 21

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1337  Charles V, the Wise, king of France (1364-80) was born on January - 21.  

1338  On January - 21 birth of king Charles V of France (d. 1380)  

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 this day in history.  

1721  On January - 21 birth of james Murray, British military officer, governor of Quebec (d. 1794)  

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

1743  On this day in history birth of john Fitch, inventor (had a working steamboat years before Fulton)  

1746  Johann H Pestalozzi, Zurich Switz, educator (Leonard & Gertrude) [NS] was born on this day in history.