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Famous Deaths In January - 31

Friday, 31 October 2014

0743  Death of Muhammad al-Baqir, Shia Imam (b. 676) on this day in history.  

1398  Death of Emperor Sukō (b. 1334) on January - 31.  

1435  Death of Xuande, Emperor of China (b. 1398) on this day in history.  

1561  On this day in history menno Simonsz, Dutch priest/vicar (Foundation Book), dies  

1580  On January - 31 hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies  

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  On this day in history death of joost Bürgi, Swiss clockmaker and mathematician (b. 1552)  

1665  On this day in history 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  Death of Thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654) on January - 31.  

1729  Death of Jakob Roggeveen, Dutch explorer (b. 1659) on this day in history.  

1736  Death of Filippo Juvara, Italian architect (b. 1678) on January - 31.  

1788  On January - 31 charles E Stuart, English pretender to the throne, dies at 67  

1790  Death of Thomas Lewis, Irish-born Virginia settler (b. 1718) on this day in history.  

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

1815  Death of José Félix Ribas, Venezuelan independentist leader (b. 1775) on January - 31.  

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

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  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  Death of Timothy Eaton, Canadian department store founder (b. 1834) on this day in history.  

1919  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history death of eddie Slovik, 1st US executed for desertion since Civil War at 25  

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  On this day in history birth of gioseffo Zarlino, composer  

1543  Tokugawa Ieyasu, Shogun of Japan (d. 1616) was born on this day in history.  

1550  On January - 31 birth of henry I, Duke of Guise, French Catholic leader (d. 1588)  

1573  On January - 31 birth of ambrosius Metzger, composer  

1573  On this day in history birth of giulio Cesare Monteverdi, composer  

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