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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

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1342  On this day in history birth of philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy  

1463  On this day in history 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  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  On this day in history birth of antonio Pace, composer  

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

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 this day in history.  

1657  Pieter van Bloemen, [Standaart], Flemish painter, baptized was born on this day in history.  

1659  Antonio Veracini, composer was born on January - 17.  

1683  On this day in history birth of gerard van Loon, Dutch historian  

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

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

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

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

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

1734  On January - 17 birth of francois-Joseph Gossec, Belgian-French composer (Les Pêcheurs, Mirza)  

1745  On January - 17 birth of nicolas Roze, composer  

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

1761  James Hall, Scotland, geologist was born on January - 17.  

1769  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 January - 17.  

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 January - 17.  

1103  Frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies on January - 17.  

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 January - 17.  

1468  Death of Skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405) on this day in history.  

1598  Death of Fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557) on January - 17.  

1604  On January - 17 santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61