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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

Thursday, 27 November 2014

1342  On this day in history birth of philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy  

1463  Frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther was born on January - 17.  

1484  On this day in history birth of george Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545)  

1501  On January - 17 birth of leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants)  

1504  Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72) was born on this day in history.  

1517  On January - 17 birth of antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)  

1545  Antonio Pace, composer was born on January - 17.  

1560  Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624) was born on January - 17.  

1574  On January - 17 birth of robert Fludd, composer  

1600  On this day in history birth of calderon, writer  

1612  On January - 17 birth of thomas Fairfax, Lord Fairfax, English Parliamentary general  

1657  Pieter van Bloemen, [Standaart], Flemish painter, baptized was born on January - 17.  

1659  On this day in history birth of antonio Veracini, composer  

1683  Gerard van Loon, Dutch historian was born on January - 17.  

1686  On January - 17 birth of archibald Bower, Scottish historian (d. 1766)  

1706  Benjamin Franklin, Boston, kite flyer/statesman/wit/inventor was born on January - 17.  

1712  On January - 17 birth of john Stanley, composer  

1719  On this day in history birth of jean-Joseph Vade, composer  

1719  William Vernon, American merchant (d. 1806) was born on January - 17.  

1728  Johann Gottfried Muthel, composer was born on January - 17.  

1732  Stanislaw II August Poniatowski, last king of Poland (1764-95) was born on January - 17.  

1733  On January - 17 birth of thomas Linley, composer  

1734  On January - 17 birth of francois-Joseph Gossec, Belgian-French composer (Les Pêcheurs, Mirza)  

1745  On January - 17 birth of nicolas Roze, composer  

1759  On this day in history birth of paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist  

1761  On January - 17 birth of james Hall, Scotland, geologist  

1769  Ole Andreas Lindeman, composer was born on this day in history.  

1771  Charles Brockden Brown, father of American novel (Wieland) was born on January - 17.  

1789  August Neander, German theologian (d. 1850) was born on this day in history.  

1806  James Madison Randolph, (Jefferson's grandson) 1st born in White House was born on this day in history.  

1814  On January - 17 birth of ellen Wood, English author (East Lynne, Pomeroy Abbey)  

1818  Antoine Dorion, (L) joint premier of Canada (1858, 1863-64) was born on January - 17.  

1820  Anne Bronte, English novelist/poet (Tenant of Wildfell Hall) was born on this day in history.  

1828  On this day in history birth of lewis Addison Grant, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1918  

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Famous Deaths In January - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0395  Theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49 on January - 17.  

1103  On January - 17 frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies  

1119  Boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies on January - 17.  

1229  Albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68 on January - 17.  

1369  On this day in history death of king Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328)  

1468  On January - 17 death of skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405)  

1598  Death of Fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557) on this day in history.  

1604  Santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.