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Famous Deaths In January - 31

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0743  On this day in history death of muhammad al-Baqir, Shia Imam (b. 676)  

1398  Death of Emperor Sukō (b. 1334) on this day in history.  

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  On January - 31 death of guy Fawkes, convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot", executed at 35  

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 this day in history.  

1665  On January - 31 death of johannes Clauberg, German theologian and philosopher (b. 1622)  

1686  On this day in history 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  Death of Jakob Roggeveen, Dutch explorer (b. 1659) on this day in history.  

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

1788  On this day in history charles E Stuart, English pretender to the throne, dies at 67  

1790  Death of Thomas Lewis, Irish-born Virginia settler (b. 1718) on January - 31.  

1794  On this day in history death of marriott Arbuthnot, British admiral (b. 1711)  

1815  On January - 31 death of josé Félix Ribas, Venezuelan independentist leader (b. 1775)  

1828  On January - 31 alexandros Ypsilanti, Greek resistance fighter, dies at 35  

1844  On this day in history death of henri Gratien, Comte Bertrand, French general (b. 1773)  

1861  Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53 on January - 31.  

1864  Hamilton Rowan Gamble, US judge/governor of Missouri (1861-64), dies on this day in history.  

1888  Death of John Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815) on this day in history.  

1891  Ernest Meissonier, French painter/etcher/sculptor, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1892  On this day in history death of charles Spurgeon, English preacher and evangelist (b. 1834)  

1907  On this day in history death of timothy Eaton, Canadian department store founder (b. 1834)  

1919  On this day in history paul Lindau, German playwright/critic (Estimate), dies at 79  

1922  On this day in history heinrich Reinhardt, composer, dies at 56  

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

1939  On this day in history george Thornton, cricketer (1 Test for S Africa 1902, 1* & 1-20), dies  

1940  René "Sascha" Schickele, German writer (Erbe am Rhein), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1942  Death of Henry Larkin, American baseball player (b. 1860) on this day in history.  

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

1945  Death of Eddie Slovik, 1st US executed for desertion since Civil War at 25 on this day in history.  

1949  On January - 31 henri de Vries, [Hendricus Walterop], actor (Cleopatra), dies at 84  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 31

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0877  Taejo of Goryeo, ruler of Korea (d. 943) was born on this day in history.  

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

1517  Gioseffo Zarlino, composer was born on January - 31.  

1543  Tokugawa Ieyasu, Shogun of Japan (d. 1616) was born on January - 31.  

1550  Henry I, Duke of Guise, French Catholic leader (d. 1588) was born on January - 31.  

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

1573  Giulio Cesare Monteverdi, composer was born on January - 31.  

1597  John Francis Regis, French saint (d. 1640) was born on January - 31.