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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

Friday, 19 December 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  On January - 17 birth of george Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545)  

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

1504  On this day in history birth of pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72)  

1517  Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1600  On this day in history birth of calderon, writer  

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

1657  On January - 17 birth of pieter van Bloemen, [Standaart], Flemish painter, baptized  

1659  On January - 17 birth of antonio Veracini, composer  

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

1686  Archibald Bower, Scottish historian (d. 1766) was born on January - 17.  

1706  On January - 17 birth of benjamin Franklin, Boston, kite flyer/statesman/wit/inventor  

1712  On this day in history birth of john Stanley, composer  

1719  On January - 17 birth of jean-Joseph Vade, composer  

1719  On this day in history birth of william Vernon, American merchant (d. 1806)  

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

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

1733  Thomas Linley, composer was born on January - 17.  

1734  Francois-Joseph Gossec, Belgian-French composer (Les Pêcheurs, Mirza) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1771  On this day in history birth of charles Brockden Brown, father of American novel (Wieland)  

1789  On this day in history birth of august Neander, German theologian (d. 1850)  

1806  On this day in history birth of james Madison Randolph, (Jefferson's grandson) 1st born in White House  

1814  Ellen Wood, English author (East Lynne, Pomeroy Abbey) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1369  Death of King Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328) on January - 17.  

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  On January - 17 santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61