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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

Tuesday, 07 July 2015

1342  Philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy was born on January - 17.  

1463  Frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther was born on January - 17.  

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

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

1659  On this day in history birth of antonio Veracini, composer  

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

1686  On January - 17 birth of archibald Bower, Scottish historian (d. 1766)  

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

1712  On January - 17 birth of john Stanley, composer  

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  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 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 this day in history.  

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

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

1769  On this day in history 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 January - 17 birth of james Madison Randolph, (Jefferson's grandson) 1st born in White House  

1814  On January - 17 birth of ellen Wood, English author (East Lynne, Pomeroy Abbey)  

1818  On January - 17 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  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  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  On January - 17 albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68  

1369  Death of King Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328) on this day in history.  

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

1598  Death of Fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557) on this day in history.  

1604  Santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61 on January - 17.