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Famous Birthdays In February - 17

Friday, 25 March 2016

1444  On this day in history birth of rudolf Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], Dutch humanist/organist  

1490  On this day in history birth of charles de Bourbon, officer/governor (Lombardy)  

1519  Francis, Duke of Guise, French soldier and politician (d. 1563) was born on this day in history.  

1581  On this day in history birth of fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653)  

1583  On February - 17 birth of j Henry Alting, Dutch theologist  

1646  Pierre Le Pesant, sieur de Boisguilbert, French economist (d. 1714) was born on February - 17.  

1653  Arcangelo Corelli, Fusignano Italy, violinist/comp (Concerto Grossi) was born on February - 17.  

1667  On this day in history birth of georg Bronner, composer  

1675  On February - 17 birth of johann Melchior Conradi, composer  

1696  On February - 17 birth of baron Ernst Gottlieb, composer  

1697  Louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer was born on this day in history.  

1699  On February - 17 birth of hans Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff, German architect (Sanssouci)  

1718  On this day in history birth of matthew Tilghman, American Continental Congressman (d. 1790)  

1723  On this day in history birth of tobias Mayer, "method of lunars" for longitude determination  

1740  Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist was born on February - 17.  

1747  Narciso Casanovas, composer was born on this day in history.  

1752  On February - 17 birth of friedrich M Klinger, German playwright (Wirrwarr)  

1754  Jan Jachym Kopriva, composer was born on February - 17.  

1754  On February - 17 birth of nicolas Baudin, French explorer (d. 1803)  

1758  On this day in history birth of john Pinkerton, Scottish historian  

1774  Raphaelle Peale, US, painter (After the Rain-1823) was born on February - 17.  

1781  René-Theophile-Hyacinthe Lannec, France, inventor (stethoscope) was born on this day in history.  

1796  On this day in history birth of giovanni Pacini, composer  

1796  Philipp Franz von Siebold, German physician (d. 1866) was born on February - 17.  

1804  On February - 17 birth of samuel Read Anderson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1883  

1816  On February - 17 birth of friedrich Wilhelm Markull, composer  

1816  Haller Nutt, Southern Plantation owner (d. 1864) was born on this day in history.  

1820  Henri Vieuxtemps, Verviers Belgium, composer/teacher (Brussels Cons) was born on this day in history.  

1820  On this day in history birth of elzéar-Alexandre Taschereau, Catholic cardinal (d. 1898)  

1821  On this day in history birth of lola Montez, Irish dancer (d. 1861)  

1824  On this day in history birth of william Farrar "Baldy" Smith, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1903  

1831  Francisco Salvador Daniel, composer was born on February - 17.  

1836  On February - 17 birth of gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Spanish poet (d. 1870)  

1837  Francis Jay Herron, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1902 was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In February - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0364  Flavius Jovianus, Christian emperor of Rome (363-64), dies at about 32 on this day in history.  

0440  Death of Mesrop Mashtots on February - 17.  

0956  On February - 17 hugo the Great, earl of Paris/duke of Francia, dies at about 55  

1339  Death of Otto, Duke of Austria (b. 1301) on February - 17.  

1371  On this day in history death of ivan Alexander of Bulgaria  

1596  On this day in history death of friedrich Sylburg, German classical scholar (b. 1536)  

1600  Death of Giordano Bruno, advocate of Copernican theory, burned at stake on February - 17.  

1609  Death of Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1549) on this day in history.  

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