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Famous Deaths In January - 21

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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  On this day in history death of erchanger, Duke of Swabia (c. 880)  

1118  On this day in history paschalis II, [Raniero], pope (1099-1118), dies  

1519  On January - 21 death of vasco Núñez de Balboa, Spanish explorer (b. 1475)  

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  On this day in history john Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66  

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 this day in history.  

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

1670  On this day in history 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  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 January - 21.  

1706  On this day in history death of adrien Baillet, French scholar and critic (b. 1649)  

1710  On January - 21 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 this day in history.  

1731  On January - 21 death of thomas Woolston, English theologian (b. 1669)  

1746  Gottfried Kirkhoff, composer, dies at 60 on January - 21.  

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 January - 21.  

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

1809  Death of Josiah Hornblower, American statesman (b. 1729) on this day in history.  

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  Achim v Arnim, writer, dies at 49 on January - 21.  

1851  On this day in history 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

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1735  On this day in history 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  Johann H Pestalozzi, Zurich Switz, educator (Leonard & Gertrude) [NS] was born on January - 21.