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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

Thursday, 28 May 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  On this day in history birth of george Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545)  

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  On this day in history birth of antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)  

1545  Antonio Pace, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1600  On January - 17 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  Archibald Bower, Scottish historian (d. 1766) was born on January - 17.  

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

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  On this day in history birth of johann Gottfried Muthel, composer  

1732  On this day in history birth of stanislaw II August Poniatowski, last king of Poland (1764-95)  

1733  On January - 17 birth of thomas Linley, composer  

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  Paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist was born on this day in history.  

1761  On January - 17 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 this day in history.  

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

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 January - 17.  

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

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

1828  On January - 17 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 this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

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