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Famous Deaths In January - 23

Saturday, 02 August 2014

1002  On this day in history otto III, German king/emperor 983/996-1002, dies at 21  

1199  On this day in history death of yaqub, Almohad Caliph (b. 1160)  

1356  Margaretha of Bavaria, Emperess of Germany, dies on this day in history.  

1516  On this day in history ferdinand II, king of Aragon/Sicily, dies at 63  

1548  Bernardo Pisano, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1549  Death of Johannes Honter, Transylvanian Saxon humanist and theologian (b. 1498) on this day in history.  

1567  On this day in history death of jiajing, Emperor of China (b. 1507)  

1622  William Baffin, British explorer, dies at about 38 on this day in history.  

1639  On this day in history death of francisco Maldonado da Silva Solis, Peruvian poet, burned at stake  

1648  Francisco de Rojas Zorrilla, Spanish poet (Del Rey Abajo), dies at 40 on this day in history.  

1708  Thomas Bullis, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1744  On this day in history death of giambattista Vico, Italian philosopher and historian (b. 1668)  

1785  On this day in history death of matthew Stewart, Scottish mathematician (b. 1717)  

1789  Death of Frances Brooke, English writer (b. 1724) on this day in history.  

1800  On this day in history edward Rutledge, US attorney (signed Decl of Indep), dies at 50  

1803  On this day in history death of arthur Guinness, Irish brewer (b. 1725)  

1805  On this day in history vaclav Pichl, composer, dies at 63  

1806  On this day in history william Pitt, the Younger, PM Great Britain (1783..1806), dies at 46  

1812  Death of Robert Craufurd, British general (b. 1764) on this day in history.  

1813  On this day in history george Clymer, US merchant (signed Decl of Independence), dies at 73  

1814  On this day in history georg Friedrich Theodor Wolf, composer, dies at 52  

1820  Death of Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strathearn on this day in history.  

1833  Death of Edward Pellew, 1st Viscount Exmouth, British admiral (b. 1757) on this day in history.  

1837  John Field, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1838  Arnold A Buyskes, Dutch vice-admiral/colonial director, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1845  On this day in history francesco Ruggi, composer, dies at 77  

1864  On this day in history michele Puccini, composer, dies at 50  

1866  Death of Thomas Love Peacock, English satirist (b. 1785) on this day in history.  

1875  Charles Kingsley, English vicar/writer (Westward Ho!), dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1879  On this day in history adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42  

1883  Death of Gustave Doré, French artist, engraver, and illustrator (b. 1832) on this day in history.  

1891  On this day in history boudouin LPMCAJL, prince of Belgium/count of Flaanders, dies at 21  

1893  Jose Zorrilla y Moral, Spanish poet (Granada), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1898  W A Remy, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1350  Vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary and saint (d. 1419) was born on this day in history.  

1574  On this day in history birth of lucas I Franchoys, Belgian painter  

1582  John Barclay, Scottish satirist/Latin poet (Argenis) was born on this day in history.  

1688  Queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden (d. 1741) was born on this day in history.  

1719  John Landen, English mathematician (d. 1790) was born on this day in history.  

1730  On this day in history birth of joseph Hewes, US merchant (Declaration of Independence signer)  

1745  On this day in history birth of william Jessop, English canal engineer (d. 1814)  

1752  On this day in history birth of muzio Clementi, Italian composer