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Famous Deaths In January - 31

Saturday, 20 September 2014

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

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

1580  On this day in history hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies  

1606  On this day in history death of guy Fawkes, convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot", executed at 35  

1615  On this day in history death of claudio Aquaviva, Italian Jesuit (b. 1543)  

1632  Death of Joost Bürgi, Swiss clockmaker and mathematician (b. 1552) on this day in history.  

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

1686  Death of Jean Mairet, French dramatist (b. 1604) on this day in history.  

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  Death of Filippo Juvara, Italian architect (b. 1678) on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1815  Death of José Félix Ribas, Venezuelan independentist leader (b. 1775) on this day in history.  

1828  On this day in history 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  On this day in history franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53  

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

1888  On this day in history death of john Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815)  

1891  On this day in history ernest Meissonier, French painter/etcher/sculptor, dies at 75  

1892  Death of Charles Spurgeon, English preacher and evangelist (b. 1834) on this day in history.  

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  Heinrich Reinhardt, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1933  John Galsworthy, England, writer (Forsythe, Nobel 1932), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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

1940  On this day in history rené "Sascha" Schickele, German writer (Erbe am Rhein), dies at 56  

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

1944  On this day in history death of jean Giraudoux, French writer (b. 1882)  

1945  On this day in history 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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Famous Birthdays In January - 31

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0877  On this day in history birth of taejo of Goryeo, ruler of Korea (d. 943)  

1512  On this day in history birth of king Henry of Portugal (d. 1580)  

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

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

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.  

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

1597  On this day in history birth of john Francis Regis, French saint (d. 1640)