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Famous Deaths In January - 21

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

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 this day in history.  

1527  Death of Juan de Grijalva, Spanish conquistador (c. 1489) on January - 21.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1638  Death of Ignazio Donati, Italian composer (c. 1570) on January - 21.  

1665  On January - 21 domenico Mazzocchi, composer, dies at 72  

1670  On January - 21 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 January - 21.  

1699  On this day in history death of obadiah Walker, English writer (b. 1616)  

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 this day in history.  

1722  On this day in history 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 January - 21.  

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  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 January - 21 death of louis XVI, French king (1774-93), beheaded by revolutionaries at 38  

1795  On January - 21 death of samuel Wallis, English navigator (b. 1728)  

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

1814  Death of Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, French writer and botanist (b. 1737) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1851  Gustav Albert Lortzing, composer, dies at 49 on January - 21.  

1870  On January - 21 death of alexander Herzen, Russian writer (b. 1812)  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

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  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  Johann Gottfried Eckard, composer was born on January - 21.  

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.