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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

Monday, 13 April 2015

1342  On January - 17 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  On this day in history 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  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  Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624) was born on this day in history.  

1574  On January - 17 birth of robert Fludd, composer  

1600  On January - 17 birth of calderon, writer  

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

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

1659  On January - 17 birth of antonio Veracini, composer  

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

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

1706  On this day in history birth of benjamin Franklin, Boston, kite flyer/statesman/wit/inventor  

1712  On January - 17 birth of john Stanley, composer  

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

1719  William Vernon, American merchant (d. 1806) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1734  On this day in history birth of francois-Joseph Gossec, Belgian-French composer (Les Pêcheurs, Mirza)  

1745  On January - 17 birth of nicolas Roze, composer  

1759  Paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist was born on January - 17.  

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 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  Antoine Dorion, (L) joint premier of Canada (1858, 1863-64) was born on this day in history.  

1820  On this day in history birth of anne Bronte, English novelist/poet (Tenant of Wildfell Hall)  

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  On January - 17 theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49  

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

1119  Boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405)  

1598  On January - 17 death of fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557)  

1604  On this day in history santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61