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Famous Deaths In January - 21

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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  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  Death of Juan de Grijalva, Spanish conquistador (c. 1489) on this day in history.  

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 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  Death of Ignazio Donati, Italian composer (c. 1570) on January - 21.  

1665  Domenico Mazzocchi, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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  On January - 21 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 this day in history.  

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

1710  Death of Johann Georg Gichtel, German mystic (b. 1638) on January - 21.  

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 January - 21.  

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

1774  Mustapha III, sultan of Turkey (1957-74), dies at 56 on January - 21.  

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

1795  On this day in history death of samuel Wallis, English navigator (b. 1728)  

1809  Death of Josiah Hornblower, American statesman (b. 1729) on January - 21.  

1814  On January - 21 death of jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, French writer and botanist (b. 1737)  

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

1823  Death of Cayetano José Rodríguez, Argentine cleric, journalist and poet (b. 1761) on this day in history.  

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

1851  On January - 21 gustav Albert Lortzing, composer, dies at 49  

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  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 this day in history birth of john I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam)  

1659  Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect was born on January - 21.  

1721  James Murray, British military officer, governor of Quebec (d. 1794) was born on January - 21.  

1735  Johann Gottfried Eckard, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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