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Famous Birthdays In February - 17

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

1444  Rudolf Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], Dutch humanist/organist was born on this day in history.  

1490  Charles de Bourbon, officer/governor (Lombardy) was born on February - 17.  

1519  On this day in history birth of francis, Duke of Guise, French soldier and politician (d. 1563)  

1581  Fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653) was born on this day in history.  

1583  J Henry Alting, Dutch theologist was born on this day in history.  

1646  Pierre Le Pesant, sieur de Boisguilbert, French economist (d. 1714) was born on this day in history.  

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

1667  Georg Bronner, composer was born on February - 17.  

1675  On this day in history birth of johann Melchior Conradi, composer  

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

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

1699  Hans Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff, German architect (Sanssouci) was born on February - 17.  

1718  Matthew Tilghman, American Continental Congressman (d. 1790) was born on February - 17.  

1723  On February - 17 birth of tobias Mayer, "method of lunars" for longitude determination  

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

1747  On this day in history birth of narciso Casanovas, composer  

1752  Friedrich M Klinger, German playwright (Wirrwarr) was born on this day in history.  

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

1754  Nicolas Baudin, French explorer (d. 1803) was born on this day in history.  

1758  John Pinkerton, Scottish historian was born on this day in history.  

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

1781  On this day in history birth of rené-Theophile-Hyacinthe Lannec, France, inventor (stethoscope)  

1796  Giovanni Pacini, composer was born on this day in history.  

1796  Philipp Franz von Siebold, German physician (d. 1866) was born on this day in history.  

1804  Samuel Read Anderson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1883 was born on this day in history.  

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

1816  Haller Nutt, Southern Plantation owner (d. 1864) was born on February - 17.  

1820  Henri Vieuxtemps, Verviers Belgium, composer/teacher (Brussels Cons) was born on February - 17.  

1820  Elzéar-Alexandre Taschereau, Catholic cardinal (d. 1898) was born on February - 17.  

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  On this day in history birth of francisco Salvador Daniel, composer  

1836  Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Spanish poet (d. 1870) was born on this day in history.  

1837  Francis Jay Herron, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1902 was born on February - 17.  

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Famous Deaths In February - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

0440  On this day in history death of mesrop Mashtots  

0956  Hugo the Great, earl of Paris/duke of Francia, dies at about 55 on this day in history.  

1339  On this day in history death of otto, Duke of Austria (b. 1301)  

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

1596  Death of Friedrich Sylburg, German classical scholar (b. 1536) on this day in history.  

1600  On February - 17 death of giordano Bruno, advocate of Copernican theory, burned at stake  

1609  Death of Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1549) on February - 17.  

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