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1301  On this day in history birth of edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent, English politician (d. 1330)  

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

1461  Alexander Jagiellon, Grand Duke of Lithuania (d. 1506) was born on this day in history.  

1540  On August - 05 birth of joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating  

1604  John Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized was born on August - 05.  

1607  Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer was born on August - 05.  

1623  Antonio Cesti, composer was born on August - 05.  

1624  On August - 05 birth of william, Jamestown Va, 1st black child born in English America  

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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 this day in history 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 August - 05.  

1610  Death of Alonso García de Ramón, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile on August - 05.  

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

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