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Famous Deaths In January - 31

Monday, 02 May 2016

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

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

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

1606  Death of Guy Fawkes, convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot", executed at 35 on January - 31.  

1615  Death of Claudio Aquaviva, Italian Jesuit (b. 1543) on January - 31.  

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 January - 31.  

1720  Death of Thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, English privy councillor (c. 1654) on this day in history.  

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 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 January - 31.  

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  Alexandros Ypsilanti, Greek resistance fighter, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

1844  Death of Henri Gratien, Comte Bertrand, French general (b. 1773) on this day in history.  

1861  On this day in history 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 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 January - 31.  

1907  Death of Timothy Eaton, Canadian department store founder (b. 1834) on this day in history.  

1919  Paul Lindau, German playwright/critic (Estimate), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

1922  Heinrich Reinhardt, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1933  John Galsworthy, England, writer (Forsythe, Nobel 1932), dies at 65 on January - 31.  

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

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 January - 31.  

1944  Death of Jean Giraudoux, French writer (b. 1882) on this day in history.  

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 January - 31.  

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0877  Taejo of Goryeo, ruler of Korea (d. 943) was born on January - 31.  

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 January - 31 birth of tokugawa Ieyasu, Shogun of Japan (d. 1616)  

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

1573  On this day in history birth of ambrosius Metzger, composer  

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

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