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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

Friday, 21 November 2014

1342  Philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy was born on this day in history.  

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  On January - 17 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 this day in history.  

1574  On January - 17 birth of robert Fludd, composer  

1600  Calderon, writer was born on January - 17.  

1612  Thomas Fairfax, Lord Fairfax, English Parliamentary general was born on January - 17.  

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

1659  On January - 17 birth of antonio Veracini, composer  

1683  Gerard van Loon, Dutch historian was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1712  John Stanley, composer was born on January - 17.  

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

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

1728  Johann Gottfried Muthel, composer was born on January - 17.  

1732  On January - 17 birth of stanislaw II August Poniatowski, last king of Poland (1764-95)  

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  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  Ole Andreas Lindeman, composer was born on January - 17.  

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

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  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 January - 17.  

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 this day in history.  

1103  Frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies on this day in history.  

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

1229  On this day in history 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