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Famous Deaths In January - 21

Tuesday, 03 May 2016

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

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

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

1118  Paschalis II, [Raniero], pope (1099-1118), dies on this day in history.  

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  John Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66 on January - 21.  

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  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 January - 21 honorat de Brueil seigneur de Racan, French playwright, dies at 80  

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

1686  On this day in history nicolas-Francois Blondel, French architect, dies  

1699  Death of Obadiah Walker, English writer (b. 1616) on this day in history.  

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 January - 21.  

1731  Death of Thomas Woolston, English theologian (b. 1669) on this day in history.  

1746  On January - 21 gottfried Kirkhoff, composer, dies at 60  

1766  Death of James Quin, English actor (b. 1693) on this day in history.  

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

1774  Mustapha III, sultan of Turkey (1957-74), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1793  Death of Louis XVI, French king (1774-93), beheaded by revolutionaries at 38 on this day in history.  

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

1809  On January - 21 death of josiah Hornblower, American statesman (b. 1729)  

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

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

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1337  Charles V, the Wise, king of France (1364-80) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history birth of adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect  

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

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

1743  John Fitch, inventor (had a working steamboat years before Fulton) was born on this day in history.  

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

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