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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

Thursday, 23 October 2014

1342  On January - 17 birth of philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy  

1463  On January - 17 birth of frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther  

1484  George Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545) was born on this day in history.  

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 January - 17.  

1517  Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes) was born on January - 17.  

1545  On January - 17 birth of antonio Pace, composer  

1560  Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624) was born on this day in history.  

1574  Robert Fludd, composer was born on January - 17.  

1600  On this day in history birth of calderon, writer  

1612  On this day in history birth of thomas Fairfax, Lord Fairfax, English Parliamentary general  

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

1659  On January - 17 birth of antonio Veracini, composer  

1683  On this day in history birth of gerard van Loon, Dutch historian  

1686  Archibald Bower, Scottish historian (d. 1766) was born on this day in history.  

1706  Benjamin Franklin, Boston, kite flyer/statesman/wit/inventor was born on this day in history.  

1712  On January - 17 birth of john Stanley, composer  

1719  Jean-Joseph Vade, composer was born on January - 17.  

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

1728  On January - 17 birth of johann Gottfried Muthel, composer  

1732  Stanislaw II August Poniatowski, last king of Poland (1764-95) was born on this day in history.  

1733  Thomas Linley, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1745  Nicolas Roze, composer was born on January - 17.  

1759  Paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist was born on January - 17.  

1761  James Hall, Scotland, geologist was born on January - 17.  

1769  On January - 17 birth of ole Andreas Lindeman, composer  

1771  Charles Brockden Brown, father of American novel (Wieland) was born on this day in history.  

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 January - 17.  

1814  On this day in history 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  Lewis Addison Grant, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1918 was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 17

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

1103  Frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies on January - 17.  

1119  On January - 17 boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies  

1229  On this day in history albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68  

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

1468  On this day in history death of skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405)  

1598  Death of Fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557) on January - 17.  

1604  Santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61 on January - 17.