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Famous Deaths In January - 21

Thursday, 23 March 2017

0304  Death of Saint Agnes (martyred) (b. 291) on January - 21.  

0879  Boudouin with the Iron Arm, earl of Flanders, dies on January - 21.  

0917  Death of Erchanger, Duke of Swabia (c. 880) on this day in history.  

1118  On January - 21 paschalis II, [Raniero], pope (1099-1118), dies  

1519  Death of Vasco Núñez de Balboa, Spanish explorer (b. 1475) on January - 21.  

1527  Death of Juan de Grijalva, Spanish conquistador (c. 1489) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1609  Joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1626  John Dowland, English composer (In Darkness We Dwell), dies at 62 on January - 21.  

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1638  Death of Ignazio Donati, Italian composer (c. 1570) on this day in history.  

1665  On January - 21 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 this day in history anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st earl of Shaftesbury, dies at 61  

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  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 this day in history.  

1731  On January - 21 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 January - 21.  

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

1793  On this day in history death of louis XVI, French king (1774-93), beheaded by revolutionaries at 38  

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  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 this day in history.  

1823  On this day in history death of cayetano José Rodríguez, Argentine cleric, journalist and poet (b. 1761)  

1831  Achim v Arnim, writer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

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  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  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 this day in history.  

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

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