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January 21st, 2008 (January 21 2008)EventBlack Monday in worldwide stock markets. FTSE 100 had its biggest ever one-day points fall, European stocks closed with their worst result since 9/11, and Asian stocks drop as much as 15%.
January 21st, 2008 (January 21 2008)EventThe Eyak language in Alaska becomes extinct as its last native speaker dies.
January 21st, 2008 (January 21 2008)DeathPam Barrett, Canadian politician (born in 1953)
January 21st, 2008 (January 21 2008)DeathMarie Smith Jones, last native speaker of the Eyak language (born in 1918)
January 21st, 2007 (January 21 2007)EventAwashima Marine Park in Japan catches a video tape of the rare frilled shark.
January 21st, 2007 (January 21 2007)DeathMaria Cioncan, Romanian athlete (born in 1977)
January 21st, 2007 (January 21 2007)DeathU;Nee, Korean pop artist (born in 1981)
January 21st, 2006 (January 21 2006)DeathIbrahim Rugova, President of Kosovo (born in 1944)
January 21st, 2005 (January 21 2005)EventIn Belmopan, Belize, the unrest over the government s new taxes erupts into riots.
January 21st, 2005 (January 21 2005)DeathTheun de Vries, Dutch writer (born in 1907)
January 21st, 2005 (January 21 2005)DeathJohn L. Hess, American journalist (born in 1917)
January 21st, 2005 (January 21 2005)DeathParveen Babi, Indian actress (born in 1955)
January 21st, 2004 (January 21 2004)EventCanada: The residence of reporter Juliet O Neill is searched by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) investigating leaks concerning the deportation of Maher Arar.
January 21st, 2004 (January 21 2004)EventNASA s MER-A (the Mars Rover Spirit) ceases communication with mission control. The problem lies with Flash Memory management and is fixed remotely from Earth on February 6.
January 21st, 2004 (January 21 2004)BirthPrincess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway
January 21st, 2004 (January 21 2004)DeathYordan Radichkov, Bulgarian writer (born in 1929)
January 21st, 2003 (January 21 2003)DeathPaul Haines, American-born Canadian poet (born in 1933)
January 21st, 2002 (January 21 2002)EventThe Canadian Dollar sets all-time low against the US Dollar (US$0.6179).
January 21st, 2002 (January 21 2002)DeathPeggy Lee, American singer (born in 1920)
January 21st, 2001 (January 21 2001)DeathByron De La Beckwith, American white supremacist (born in 1921)Byron White Quotes
January 21st, 1999 (January 21 1999)EventWar on Drugs: In one of the largest drug busts in American history, the United States Coast Guard intercepts a ship with over 4,300 kg (9,500 lb) of cocaine on board.
January 21st, 1999 (January 21 1999)DeathCharles Brown, American blues singer and pianist (born in 1920)
January 21st, 1999 (January 21 1999)DeathSusan Strasberg, American actress (born in 1938)
January 21st, 1998 (January 21 1998)DeathJack Lord, American actor (born in 1920)
January 21st, 1997 (January 21 1997)EventNewt Gingrich becomes the first leader of the United States House of Representatives to be internally disciplined for ethical misconduct.
January 21st, 1997 (January 21 1997)DeathColonel Tom Parker, American manager of Elvis Presley (born in 1909)Elvis Presley Quotes
January 21st, 1996 (January 21 1996)DeathRene Marc Jalbert, sergeant-at-Arms at the National Assembly of Quebec (born in 1921)
January 21st, 1994 (January 21 1994)BirthLaura Robson, Tennis Player
January 21st, 1993 (January 21 1993)DeathCharlie Gehringer, American baseball player (born in 1903)
January 21st, 1990 (January 21 1990)BirthJacob Smith, American actor
January 21st, 1989 (January 21 1989)DeathBilly Tipton, American musician (born in 1914)
January 21st, 1989 (January 21 1989)DeathCarl Furillo, American Baseball player (born in 1922)
January 21st, 1988 (January 21 1988)BirthWilliam Johansson, Swedish composer
January 21st, 1987 (January 21 1987)BirthJoe Ledley, Welsh footballer
January 21st, 1987 (January 21 1987)DeathCharles Goodell, American politician (born in 1926)
January 21st, 1986 (January 21 1986)BirthCoffin Joe, English drummer ( The Horrors)
January 21st, 1985 (January 21 1985)EventBecause January 20 had fallen on a Sunday, Ronald Reagan s public inaugural ceremony (for his second term as President) was moved to Monday, January 21. Due to bad weather, the ceremony was held indoors in the United States Capital Rotunda.[1]Ronald Reagan Quotes
January 21st, 1985 (January 21 1985)BirthAlex Perez, Spanish footballer
January 21st, 1985 (January 21 1985)BirthSasha Pivovarova, Russian Model
January 21st, 1985 (January 21 1985)BirthMatt Unicomb, Australian basketball player
January 21st, 1985 (January 21 1985)DeathJames Beard, American chef and author (born in 1903)
January 21st, 1985 (January 21 1985)DeathEddie Graham, American professional wrestler and promoter (born in 1930)
January 21st, 1984 (January 21 1984)DeathGiannis Skaribas, Greek writer, dramatist, and poet (born in 1893)
January 21st, 1984 (January 21 1984)DeathJackie Wilson, American musician (born in 1934)
January 21st, 1983 (January 21 1983)BirthMaryse Ouellet, French-Canadian model and professional wrestler
January 21st, 1983 (January 21 1983)BirthMoritz Volz, German footballer
January 21st, 1983 (January 21 1983)BirthPeter Philipakos, Greek-American soccer player
January 21st, 1982 (January 21 1982)BirthDean Whitehead, English footballer
January 21st, 1981 (January 21 1981)BirthGillian Chung Yan-tung, Hong Kong singer (Twins)
January 21st, 1981 (January 21 1981)BirthJamie Dalrymple, English cricketer
January 21st, 1981 (January 21 1981)BirthIvan Ergic, Serbian footballer
January 21st, 1981 (January 21 1981)BirthDany Heatley, Canadian ice hockey player
January 21st, 1981 (January 21 1981)BirthAndy Lee, Korean singer (Shinhwa)
January 21st, 1981 (January 21 1981)BirthIzabella Miko, Polish-born actress and model
January 21st, 1981 (January 21 1981)BirthAlex Ubago, Spanish-Basque singer-songwriter
January 21st, 1980 (January 21 1980)BirthDave Kitson, English footballer
January 21st, 1980 (January 21 1980)BirthNana Mizuki, Japanese voice actress and singer
January 21st, 1979 (January 21 1979)BirthByung-Hyun Kim, Korean baseball player
January 21st, 1979 (January 21 1979)BirthSpider Loc, American rapper, member of G-Unit
January 21st, 1979 (January 21 1979)BirthBrian O Driscoll, Irish rugby union footballer
January 21st, 1978 (January 21 1978)BirthBryan Gilmore, National Football League player
January 21st, 1978 (January 21 1978)BirthTamir "Nokio" Ruffin, American Singer
January 21st, 1978 (January 21 1978)BirthFaris al-Sultan, German-Iraqi triathlete
January 21st, 1978 (January 21 1978)BirthPhil Stacey, American Idol finalist
January 21st, 1978 (January 21 1978)BirthAndrei Zyuzin, Russian ice hockey player
January 21st, 1978 (January 21 1978)DeathFreda Utley, British scholar and author. (born in 1898)
January 21st, 1977 (January 21 1977)EventPresident Jimmy Carter pardons nearly all American Vietnam War draft evaders, some of whom had emigrated to Canada.Jimmy Carter Quotes
January 21st, 1977 (January 21 1977)BirthAl Baxter, Australian rugby union footballer
January 21st, 1977 (January 21 1977)BirthPhil Neville, English footballer
January 21st, 1977 (January 21 1977)BirthRick Ross, American rapper
January 21st, 1977 (January 21 1977)DeathSandro Penna, Italian poet (born in 1906)
January 21st, 1976 (January 21 1976)EventCommercial service of Concorde begins with London-Bahrain and Paris-Rio routes.
January 21st, 1976 (January 21 1976)BirthEmma Bunton, English singer (Spice Girls)
January 21st, 1975 (January 21 1975)BirthIto, Spanish footballer
January 21st, 1975 (January 21 1975)BirthNicky Butt, English footballer
January 21st, 1975 (January 21 1975)BirthCasey FitzRandolph, American speed skater
January 21st, 1975 (January 21 1975)BirthYuji Ide, Japanese racing driver
January 21st, 1974 (January 21 1974)BirthRove McManus, Australian television host and comedian
January 21st, 1974 (January 21 1974)BirthAlex Sperafico, Brazilian racing driver
January 21st, 1972 (January 21 1972)EventTripura becomes a full-fledged state in India.
January 21st, 1972 (January 21 1972)BirthAlan Benes, American baseball player
January 21st, 1972 (January 21 1972)BirthRick Falkvinge, Swedish politician
January 21st, 1972 (January 21 1972)BirthYasunori Mitsuda, Japanese composer
January 21st, 1972 (January 21 1972)BirthCat Power (Chan Marshall), American musician
January 21st, 1971 (January 21 1971)BirthAlan McManus, Scottish snooker player
January 21st, 1971 (January 21 1971)BirthDoug Weight, American ice hockey player
January 21st, 1970 (January 21 1970)BirthKen Leung, American actor
January 21st, 1970 (January 21 1970)BirthMark Trojanowski, American musician (Sister Hazel)
January 21st, 1969 (January 21 1969)EventAn experimental underground nuclear reactor at Lucens Vad, Switzerland, released radiation into a cavern, which was then sealed.
January 21st, 1969 (January 21 1969)BirthKarina Lombard, American actress
January 21st, 1969 (January 21 1969)BirthTsubaki Nekoi, Japanese manga artist
January 21st, 1968 (January 21 1968)EventVietnam War: Battle of Khe SanhOne of the most publicized and controversial battles of the war begins.
January 21st, 1968 (January 21 1968)BirthUlrica Messing, Swedish politician
January 21st, 1968 (January 21 1968)BirthCharlotte Ross, American actress
January 21st, 1968 (January 21 1968)DeathWill Lang Jr., American magazine executive (born in 1914)
January 21st, 1967 (January 21 1967)DeathAnn Sheridan, American actress (born in 1915)
January 21st, 1966 (January 21 1966)BirthRobert Del Naja, English musician
January 21st, 1966 (January 21 1966)BirthCandi Milo, American voice actress
January 21st, 1965 (January 21 1965)BirthJam Master Jay, American disc jockey (died in 2002)
January 21st, 1963 (January 21 1963)BirthHakeem Olajuwon, Nigerian-born American basketball player
January 21st, 1963 (January 21 1963)BirthDetlef Schrempf, German basketball player
January 21st, 1962 (January 21 1962)BirthMarie Trintignant, French actress (died in 2003)
January 21st, 1962 (January 21 1962)BirthTyler Cowen, American economist
January 21st, 1961 (January 21 1961)DeathBlaise Cendrars, Swiss writer (born in 1887)
January 21st, 1959 (January 21 1959)BirthAlex McLeish, Scottish footballer and manager
January 21st, 1959 (January 21 1959)DeathCecil B. DeMille, American director (born in 1881)
January 21st, 1959 (January 21 1959)DeathCarl Switzer, American actor (born in 1927)
January 21st, 1958 (January 21 1958)EventThe last Fokker C.X in military service, the Finnish Air Force FK-111 target tower, crashed, killing the pilot and winch-operator.
January 21st, 1958 (January 21 1958)BirthMichael Wincott, Canadian actor
January 21st, 1957 (January 21 1957)BirthGreg Ryan, American soccer coach
January 21st, 1956 (January 21 1956)BirthRobby Benson, American actor
January 21st, 1956 (January 21 1956)BirthGeena Davis, American actress
January 21st, 1956 (January 21 1956)DeathSam Langford, Canadian boxer (born in 1883)
January 21st, 1955 (January 21 1955)BirthJeff Koons, American artistJeff Koons Quotes
January 21st, 1955 (January 21 1955)DeathArchie Hahn, American athlete (born in 1880)
January 21st, 1954 (January 21 1954)EventThe first nuclear-powered submarine, the USS Nautilus, was launched in Groton, Connecticut by Mamie Eisenhower, then the First Lady of the United States.
January 21st, 1953 (January 21 1953)BirthPaul Allen, American entrepreneur, co-founder of Microsoft
January 21st, 1952 (January 21 1952)BirthMarco Camenisch, Swiss environmental activist
January 21st, 1952 (January 21 1952)BirthLouis Menand, American writer and critic
January 21st, 1950 (January 21 1950)EventAlger Hiss is convicted of perjury.
January 21st, 1950 (January 21 1950)BirthBilly Ocean, West Indian musician
January 21st, 1950 (January 21 1950)DeathGeorge Orwell, British writer (born in 1903)George Orwell Quotes
January 21st, 1948 (January 21 1948)EventThe Flag of Quebec is adopted and flown for the first time, over the National Assembly of Quebec. The day is marked annually as Quebec Flag Day.
January 21st, 1948 (January 21 1948)DeathErmanno Wolf-Ferrari, Italian composer (born in 1876)
January 21st, 1947 (January 21 1947)BirthJill Eikenberry, American actress
January 21st, 1947 (January 21 1947)BirthPye Hastings, English singer and musician (Caravan)
January 21st, 1947 (January 21 1947)BirthMichel Jonasz, French singer and composer
January 21st, 1946 (January 21 1946)BirthJohnny Oates, American baseball player and manager (died in 2004)
January 21st, 1942 (January 21 1942)BirthEdwin Starr, American singer (died in 2003)
January 21st, 1942 (January 21 1942)BirthMac Davis, American musician
January 21st, 1941 (January 21 1941)EventWorld War II: Australian and British forces attack Tobruk, Libya.
January 21st, 1941 (January 21 1941)BirthPlacido Domingo, Spanish tenor
January 21st, 1941 (January 21 1941)BirthStathis Giallelis, Greek actor
January 21st, 1941 (January 21 1941)BirthRichie Havens, American musician
January 21st, 1941 (January 21 1941)BirthMike Medavoy, American film producer
January 21st, 1941 (January 21 1941)BirthIvan Putski, Polish-born American professional wrestler
January 21st, 1940 (January 21 1940)BirthJack Nicklaus, American golfer
January 21st, 1938 (January 21 1938)BirthWolfman Jack, American disk jockey and actor (died in 1995)
January 21st, 1938 (January 21 1938)BirthJohn Savident, British actor
January 21st, 1937 (January 21 1937)BirthPrince Max, Duke in Bavaria
January 21st, 1937 (January 21 1937)DeathMarie Prevost, Canadian actress (born in 1898)
January 21st, 1936 (January 21 1936)BirthKoji Hashimoto, Japanese film director (died in 2005)
January 21st, 1934 (January 21 1934)BirthAudrey Dalton, Irish actress
January 21st, 1933 (January 21 1933)BirthJoseph W. Eschbach, American doctor (died in 2007)
January 21st, 1933 (January 21 1933)DeathGeorge A. Moore, Irish novelist (born in 1852)
January 21st, 1932 (January 21 1932)BirthJohn Chaney, American basketball coach
January 21st, 1932 (January 21 1932)DeathGiles Lytton Strachey, British writer (born in 1880)Lytton Strachey Quotes
January 21st, 1931 (January 21 1931)DeathFelix Blumenfeld, Russian composer (born in 1863)
January 21st, 1928 (January 21 1928)DeathGeorge Goethals, American army engineer (born in 1858)
January 21st, 1927 (January 21 1927)BirthClive Churchill, Australian rugby league footballer (died in 1985)
January 21st, 1926 (January 21 1926)BirthSteve Reeves, American actor (died in 2000)
January 21st, 1926 (January 21 1926)BirthBrian Brockless, English organist (died in 1995)
January 21st, 1926 (January 21 1926)DeathCamillo Golgi, Italian physician, recipient of the Nobel laureate (born in 1843)
January 21st, 1925 (January 21 1925)EventAlbania declares itself a republic.
January 21st, 1924 (January 21 1924)EventVladimir Lenin dies; a lengthy power struggle emerges between Leon Trotsky and Joseph Stalin begins, culminating to the latter s consolidation of power c. 1928.Vladimir Lenin Quotes
January 21st, 1924 (January 21 1924)BirthBenny Hill, English actor, comedian, and singer (died in 1992)
January 21st, 1924 (January 21 1924)DeathVladimir Lenin, Russian revolutionary (born in 1870)Vladimir Lenin Quotes
January 21st, 1923 (January 21 1923)BirthLola Flores, Spanish singer (died in 1995)
January 21st, 1922 (January 21 1922)BirthTelly Savalas, American actor (died in 1994)
January 21st, 1922 (January 21 1922)BirthPaul Scofield, English actor (died in 2008)Paul Scofield Quotes
January 21st, 1921 (January 21 1921)EventThe Italian Communist Party was founded at Livorno.
January 21st, 1921 (January 21 1921)BirthHoward Unruh, American mass murderer
January 21st, 1919 (January 21 1919)EventMeeting of the First Dail Eireann in the Mansion House Dublin, Sinn Fein adopts Ireland s first constitution. The first engagement of Irish War of Independence, Sologhead Beg, County Tipperary.
January 21st, 1919 (January 21 1919)DeathGojong of Joseon, Emperor of Korea (born in 1852)
January 21st, 1918 (January 21 1918)BirthRichard D. Winters, American war hero
January 21st, 1918 (January 21 1918)BirthChichay, Filipino actress (died in 1993)
January 21st, 1915 (January 21 1915)EventKiwanis International was founded in Detroit, Michigan.
January 21st, 1914 (January 21 1914)DeathTheodor Kittelsen, Norwegian artist (born in 1857)
January 21st, 1912 (January 21 1912)BirthKonrad Emil Bloch, German-born biochemist, Nobel laureate (died in 2000)
January 21st, 1911 (January 21 1911)EventThe first Monte Carlo Rally.
January 21st, 1910 (January 21 1910)BirthEua Sunthornsanan, Thai composer and bandleader (died in 1981)
January 21st, 1909 (January 21 1909)BirthTodor Skalovski, Macedonian composer (died in 2004)
January 21st, 1908 (January 21 1908)EventNew York City passes the Sullivan Ordinance, making it illegal for women to smoke in public, only to have the measure vetoed by the mayor.
January 21st, 1906 (January 21 1906)BirthIgor Moiseyev, Russian choreographer (died in 2007)
January 21st, 1905 (January 21 1905)BirthChristian Dior, French fashion designer (died in 1957)
January 21st, 1905 (January 21 1905)BirthKarl Wallenda, German acrobat (died in 1978)
January 21st, 1901 (January 21 1901)BirthRicardo Zamora, Spanish footballer (died in 1978)
January 21st, 1901 (January 21 1901)DeathElisha Gray, American inventor (born in 1835)
January 21st, 1899 (January 21 1899)EventOpel manufactured its first automobile.
January 21st, 1899 (January 21 1899)BirthAlexander Tcherepnin, Russian born American composer (died in 1977)
January 21st, 1897 (January 21 1897)BirthRene Iche, French sculptor (died in 1954)
January 21st, 1895 (January 21 1895)BirthCristobal Balenciaga, Spanish couturier (died in 1972)
January 21st, 1893 (January 21 1893)EventThe Tati Concessions Land, formerly part of Matabeleland, was formally annexed to the Bechuanaland Protectorate which is now Botswana.
January 21st, 1891 (January 21 1891)DeathCalixa Lavallee, Canadian composer (born in 1842)
January 21st, 1887 (January 21 1887)EventBrisbane receives a daily rainfall of 465 millimetres (18.3 inches), a record for any Australian capital city.
January 21st, 1887 (January 21 1887)BirthGeorges Vezina, Canadian ice hockey player (died in 1926)
January 21st, 1885 (January 21 1885)BirthUmberto Nobile, Italian politician (died in 1978)
January 21st, 1884 (January 21 1884)BirthRoger Baldwin, American social activist (died in 1981)
January 21st, 1883 (January 21 1883)BirthOlav Aukrust, Norwegian poet (died in 1929)
January 21st, 1882 (January 21 1882)BirthPavel Florensky, Russian mathematician (died in 1937)
January 21st, 1881 (January 21 1881)DeathWilhelm Matthias Naeff, Swiss Federal Councilor (born in 1802)
January 21st, 1872 (January 21 1872)DeathFranz Grillparzer, Austrian writer (born in 1791)Franz Grillparzer Quotes
January 21st, 1870 (January 21 1870)DeathAlexander Herzen, Russian writer (born in 1812)
January 21st, 1867 (January 21 1867)BirthLudwig Thoma, German writer (died in 1921)
January 21st, 1867 (January 21 1867)BirthMaxime Weygand, French general (died in 1965)
January 21st, 1864 (January 21 1864)EventThe Tauranga Campaign starts during the Maori Wars.
January 21st, 1861 (January 21 1861)EventAmerican Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.
January 21st, 1860 (January 21 1860)BirthKarl Staaff, Prime Minister of Sweden (died in 1915)
January 21st, 1851 (January 21 1851)DeathAlbert Lortzing, German composer (born in 1801)
January 21st, 1848 (January 21 1848)BirthHenri Duparc, French composer (died in 1933)
January 21st, 1831 (January 21 1831)DeathLudwig Achim von Arnim, German poet (born in 1781)
January 21st, 1829 (January 21 1829)BirthKing Oscar II of Sweden and Norway (died in 1907)
January 21st, 1827 (January 21 1827)BirthIvan Mikheevich Pervushin, Russian mathematician (died in 1900)
January 21st, 1825 (January 21 1825)BirthImre Madach, Hungarian writer (died in 1864)
January 21st, 1824 (January 21 1824)BirthThomas "Stonewall" Jackson, American, Confederate army general (died in 1863)Thomas Jackson Quotes
January 21st, 1823 (January 21 1823)DeathCayetano Jose Rodriguez, Argentine cleric, journalist and poet (born in 1761)
January 21st, 1815 (January 21 1815)BirthJohn Bingham, American politician and lawyer (died in 1900)
January 21st, 1814 (January 21 1814)DeathJacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, French writer and botanist (born in 1737)
January 21st, 1813 (January 21 1813)BirthJohn C. Fremont, American army officer, explorer and presidential candidate (died in 1890)
January 21st, 1809 (January 21 1809)DeathJosiah Hornblower, American statesman (born in 1729)
January 21st, 1804 (January 21 1804)BirthEliza Roxcy Snow, American poet (died in 1887)
January 21st, 1795 (January 21 1795)DeathSamuel Wallis, English navigator (born in 1728)
January 21st, 1793 (January 21 1793)EventAfter being found guilty of treason by the French Convention, Louis XVI of France was executed by the guillotine.
January 21st, 1793 (January 21 1793)DeathKing Louis XVI of France (executed) (born in 1754)
January 21st, 1789 (January 21 1789)EventThe first American novel, The Power of Sympathy or the Triumph of Nature Founded in Truth, is printed in Boston, Massachusetts.
January 21st, 1775 (January 21 1775)DeathYemelyan Pugachev, Russian rebel (born in 1740 or 1742)
January 21st, 1774 (January 21 1774)DeathMustafa III, Ottoman Sultan (born in 1717)
January 21st, 1773 (January 21 1773)DeathAlexis Piron, French writer (born in 1689)
January 21st, 1766 (January 21 1766)DeathJames Quin, English actor (born in 1693)
January 21st, 1749 (January 21 1749)EventThe Verona Philharmonic Theatre was destoyed by fire. It was rebuilt in 1754.
January 21st, 1731 (January 21 1731)DeathThomas Woolston, English theologian (born in 1669)
January 21st, 1722 (January 21 1722)DeathCharles Paulet, 2nd Duke of Bolton, English supporter of William III of England (born in 1661)
January 21st, 1721 (January 21 1721)BirthJames Murray, British military officer, governor of Quebec (died in 1794)
January 21st, 1720 (January 21 1720)EventSweden and Prussia sign the Treaty of Stockholm.
January 21st, 1710 (January 21 1710)DeathJohann Georg Gichtel, German mystic (born in 1638)
January 21st, 1706 (January 21 1706)DeathAdrien Baillet, French scholar and critic (born in 1649)
January 21st, 1699 (January 21 1699)DeathObadiah Walker, English writer (born in 1616)
January 21st, 1683 (January 21 1683)DeathAnthony Ashley-Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury, British politician (born in 1621)
January 21st, 1643 (January 21 1643)EventAbel Tasman was the first European to reach Tonga.
January 21st, 1638 (January 21 1638)DeathIgnazio Donati, Italian composer (c. 1570)
January 21st, 1609 (January 21 1609)DeathJoseph Justus Scaliger, French Protestant scholar (born in 1540)
January 21st, 1546 (January 21 1546)DeathAzai Sukemasa, Japanese samurai and warlord (born in 1491)
January 21st, 1527 (January 21 1527)DeathJuan de Grijalva, Spanish conquistador (c. 1489)
January 21st, 1525 (January 21 1525)EventThe Swiss Anabaptist Movement is born when Conrad Grebel, Felix Manz, George Blaurock, and about a dozen others baptize each other in the home of Manz s mother in Zurich, breaking a thousand-year tradition of church-state union.
January 21st, 1519 (January 21 1519)DeathVasco Nunez de Balboa, Spanish explorer (born in 1475)
January 21st, 1338 (January 21 1338)BirthKing Charles V of France (died in 1380)
January 21st, 1287 (January 21 1287)EventThe treaty of San Agayz is signedied in Minorca is conquered by King Alfons III of Aragon.
January 21st, 1189 (January 21 1189)EventPhilip II of France and Richard I of England begin to assemble troops to wage the Third Crusade.
January 21st, 1118 (January 21 1118)DeathPope Paschal II
January 21st, 0917 (January 21 0917)DeathErchanger, Duke of Swabia (c. 880)
January 21st, 0304 (January 21 0304)DeathSaint Agnes (martyred) (born in 291)

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