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Famous Birthdays In {--month--}

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1301  Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent, English politician (d. 1330) was born on August - 05.  

1397  On August - 05 birth of guillaume Dufay, Franco-Flemish composer and theorist (d. 1474)  

1461  On August - 05 birth of alexander Jagiellon, Grand Duke of Lithuania (d. 1506)  

1540  Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating was born on August - 05.  

1604  On August - 05 birth of john Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized  

1607  Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer was born on this day in history.  

1623  On August - 05 birth of antonio Cesti, composer  

1624  William, Jamestown Va, 1st black child born in English America was born on August - 05.  

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Famous Deaths In {--month--}

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0882  Death of King Louis III of France (b. 863) on August - 05.  

1063  Death of Gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd on this day in history.  

1157  On August - 05 dirk VI, Count of Holland, dies  

1364  Death of Emperor Kogon of Japan (b. 1313) on August - 05.  

1572  Death of Isaac Luria, Palestinian-born Kabbalist (b. 1534) on this day in history.  

1579  Death of Stanislaus Hosius, Polish Catholic cardinal (b. 1504) on this day in history.  

1610  Death of Alonso García de Ramón, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile on this day in history.  

1644  J Henry Alting, theologist (Statenvertaling), dies at 61 on August - 05.  

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