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Famous Deaths In January - 31

Thursday, 26 May 2016

0743  On January - 31 death of muhammad al-Baqir, Shia Imam (b. 676)  

1398  On this day in history death of emperor Sukō (b. 1334)  

1435  On this day in history death of xuande, Emperor of China (b. 1398)  

1561  Menno Simonsz, Dutch priest/vicar (Foundation Book), dies on this day in history.  

1580  Hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies on January - 31.  

1606  Death of Guy Fawkes, convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot", executed at 35 on this day in history.  

1615  Death of Claudio Aquaviva, Italian Jesuit (b. 1543) on this day in history.  

1632  Death of Joost Bürgi, Swiss clockmaker and mathematician (b. 1552) on January - 31.  

1665  On this day in history death of johannes Clauberg, German theologian and philosopher (b. 1622)  

1686  On January - 31 death of jean Mairet, French dramatist (b. 1604)  

1720  On this day in history death of thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654)  

1729  On this day in history death of jakob Roggeveen, Dutch explorer (b. 1659)  

1736  On this day in history death of filippo Juvara, Italian architect (b. 1678)  

1788  Charles E Stuart, English pretender to the throne, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1790  On January - 31 death of thomas Lewis, Irish-born Virginia settler (b. 1718)  

1794  Death of Marriott Arbuthnot, British admiral (b. 1711) on January - 31.  

1815  On this day in history death of josé Félix Ribas, Venezuelan independentist leader (b. 1775)  

1828  On this day in history alexandros Ypsilanti, Greek resistance fighter, dies at 35  

1844  On January - 31 death of henri Gratien, Comte Bertrand, French general (b. 1773)  

1861  On January - 31 franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53  

1864  On January - 31 hamilton Rowan Gamble, US judge/governor of Missouri (1861-64), dies  

1888  Death of John Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815) on January - 31.  

1891  On January - 31 ernest Meissonier, French painter/etcher/sculptor, dies at 75  

1892  On January - 31 death of charles Spurgeon, English preacher and evangelist (b. 1834)  

1907  On January - 31 death of timothy Eaton, Canadian department store founder (b. 1834)  

1919  On January - 31 paul Lindau, German playwright/critic (Estimate), dies at 79  

1922  On January - 31 heinrich Reinhardt, composer, dies at 56  

1933  On January - 31 john Galsworthy, England, writer (Forsythe, Nobel 1932), dies at 65  

1939  George Thornton, cricketer (1 Test for S Africa 1902, 1* & 1-20), dies on January - 31.  

1940  René "Sascha" Schickele, German writer (Erbe am Rhein), dies at 56 on January - 31.  

1942  On January - 31 death of henry Larkin, American baseball player (b. 1860)  

1944  Death of Jean Giraudoux, French writer (b. 1882) on January - 31.  

1945  On January - 31 death of eddie Slovik, 1st US executed for desertion since Civil War at 25  

1949  Henri de Vries, [Hendricus Walterop], actor (Cleopatra), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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0877  On January - 31 birth of taejo of Goryeo, ruler of Korea (d. 943)  

1512  King Henry of Portugal (d. 1580) was born on January - 31.  

1517  Gioseffo Zarlino, composer was born on this day in history.  

1543  On this day in history birth of tokugawa Ieyasu, Shogun of Japan (d. 1616)  

1550  Henry I, Duke of Guise, French Catholic leader (d. 1588) was born on this day in history.  

1573  Ambrosius Metzger, composer was born on this day in history.  

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