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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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 this day in history.  

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

1501  Leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants) was born on January - 17.  

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  Antonio Pace, composer was born on January - 17.  

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

1574  Robert Fludd, composer was born on this day in history.  

1600  Calderon, writer was born on this day in history.  

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  Antonio Veracini, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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  On January - 17 birth of jean-Joseph Vade, composer  

1719  On January - 17 birth of william Vernon, American merchant (d. 1806)  

1728  Johann Gottfried Muthel, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1733  On January - 17 birth of thomas Linley, composer  

1734  On this day in history birth of francois-Joseph Gossec, Belgian-French composer (Les Pêcheurs, Mirza)  

1745  On this day in history birth of nicolas Roze, composer  

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

1761  On this day in history birth of james Hall, Scotland, geologist  

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

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

1789  On January - 17 birth of august Neander, German theologian (d. 1850)  

1806  James Madison Randolph, (Jefferson's grandson) 1st born in White House was born on January - 17.  

1814  Ellen Wood, English author (East Lynne, Pomeroy Abbey) was born on January - 17.  

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

1820  On this day in history 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  Theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49 on January - 17.  

1103  On this day in history frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies  

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

1229  On January - 17 albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68  

1369  On January - 17 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  On this day in history santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61