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Famous Deaths In January - 23

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1002  Otto III, German king/emperor 983/996-1002, dies at 21 on January - 23.  

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

1356  On this day in history margaretha of Bavaria, Emperess of Germany, dies  

1516  Ferdinand II, king of Aragon/Sicily, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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 January - 23.  

1567  Death of Jiajing, Emperor of China (b. 1507) on this day in history.  

1622  On this day in history william Baffin, British explorer, dies at about 38  

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  Death of Giambattista Vico, Italian philosopher and historian (b. 1668) on January - 23.  

1785  On January - 23 death of matthew Stewart, Scottish mathematician (b. 1717)  

1789  On this day in history death of frances Brooke, English writer (b. 1724)  

1800  On January - 23 edward Rutledge, US attorney (signed Decl of Indep), dies at 50  

1803  Death of Arthur Guinness, Irish brewer (b. 1725) on this day in history.  

1805  Vaclav Pichl, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1806  William Pitt, the Younger, PM Great Britain (1783..1806), dies at 46 on January - 23.  

1812  On this day in history death of robert Craufurd, British general (b. 1764)  

1813  George Clymer, US merchant (signed Decl of Independence), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1814  Georg Friedrich Theodor Wolf, composer, dies at 52 on January - 23.  

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 January - 23.  

1837  John Field, composer, dies at 54 on January - 23.  

1838  On this day in history arnold A Buyskes, Dutch vice-admiral/colonial director, dies at 67  

1845  Francesco Ruggi, composer, dies at 77 on January - 23.  

1864  Michele Puccini, composer, dies at 50 on January - 23.  

1866  Death of Thomas Love Peacock, English satirist (b. 1785) on January - 23.  

1875  Charles Kingsley, English vicar/writer (Westward Ho!), dies at 55 on January - 23.  

1879  On January - 23 adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42  

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

1891  Boudouin LPMCAJL, prince of Belgium/count of Flaanders, dies at 21 on this day in history.  

1893  On January - 23 jose Zorrilla y Moral, Spanish poet (Granada), dies at 75  

1898  On this day in history w A Remy, composer, dies at 66  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 23

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1350  Vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary and saint (d. 1419) was born on January - 23.  

1574  Lucas I Franchoys, Belgian painter was born on this day in history.  

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

1688  On this day in history birth of queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden (d. 1741)  

1719  John Landen, English mathematician (d. 1790) was born on January - 23.  

1730  Joseph Hewes, US merchant (Declaration of Independence signer) was born on January - 23.  

1745  William Jessop, English canal engineer (d. 1814) was born on January - 23.  

1752  Muzio Clementi, Italian composer was born on January - 23.