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Famous Deaths In January - 21

Friday, 27 May 2016

0304  Death of Saint Agnes (martyred) (b. 291) on this day in history.  

0879  On this day in history boudouin with the Iron Arm, earl of Flanders, dies  

0917  On January - 21 death of erchanger, Duke of Swabia (c. 880)  

1118  Paschalis II, [Raniero], pope (1099-1118), dies on January - 21.  

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

1527  On this day in history 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  On this day in history john Dowland, English composer (In Darkness We Dwell), dies at 62  

1638  On this day in history death of ignazio Donati, Italian composer (c. 1570)  

1665  On this day in history domenico Mazzocchi, composer, dies at 72  

1670  On this day in history honorat de Brueil seigneur de Racan, French playwright, dies at 80  

1683  Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st earl of Shaftesbury, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1686  Nicolas-Francois Blondel, French architect, dies on this day in history.  

1699  Death of Obadiah Walker, English writer (b. 1616) on January - 21.  

1704  Willem B Schepers, Dutch merchant/ship owner, dies at about 83 on January - 21.  

1706  On January - 21 death of adrien Baillet, French scholar and critic (b. 1649)  

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  Gottfried Kirkhoff, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1766  On this day in history death of james Quin, English actor (b. 1693)  

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  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 January - 21.  

1831  Achim v Arnim, writer, dies at 49 on January - 21.  

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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1337  On January - 21 birth of charles V, the Wise, king of France (1364-80)  

1338  On this day in history birth of king Charles V of France (d. 1380)  

1571  John I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam) was born on this day in history.  

1659  On January - 21 birth of adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect  

1721  On January - 21 birth of james Murray, British military officer, governor of Quebec (d. 1794)  

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 this day in history.  

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