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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

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

1501  Leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants) was born on this day in history.  

1504  On January - 17 birth of pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72)  

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

1545  On January - 17 birth of antonio Pace, composer  

1560  On January - 17 birth of gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624)  

1574  On this day in history birth of robert Fludd, composer  

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  On January - 17 birth of pieter van Bloemen, [Standaart], Flemish painter, baptized  

1659  Antonio Veracini, composer was born on January - 17.  

1683  On January - 17 birth of gerard van Loon, Dutch historian  

1686  On this day in history birth of archibald Bower, Scottish historian (d. 1766)  

1706  On this day in history birth of benjamin Franklin, Boston, kite flyer/statesman/wit/inventor  

1712  John Stanley, composer was born on this day in history.  

1719  Jean-Joseph Vade, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  Francois-Joseph Gossec, Belgian-French composer (Les Pêcheurs, Mirza) was born on this day in history.  

1745  On January - 17 birth of nicolas Roze, composer  

1759  On January - 17 birth of paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist  

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

1769  On this day in history birth of ole Andreas Lindeman, composer  

1771  On January - 17 birth of charles Brockden Brown, father of American novel (Wieland)  

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

1806  On January - 17 birth of james Madison Randolph, (Jefferson's grandson) 1st born in White House  

1814  On this day in history birth of ellen Wood, English author (East Lynne, Pomeroy Abbey)  

1818  On this day in history birth of antoine Dorion, (L) joint premier of Canada (1858, 1863-64)  

1820  On January - 17 birth of anne Bronte, English novelist/poet (Tenant of Wildfell Hall)  

1828  Lewis Addison Grant, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1918 was born on January - 17.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0395  On January - 17 theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49  

1103  On this day in history 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  Death of King Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328) on January - 17.  

1468  Death of Skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405) on January - 17.  

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

1604  On this day in history santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61