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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

Friday, 25 March 2016

1342  On January - 17 birth of philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy  

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

1484  On January - 17 birth of george Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545)  

1501  On this day in history birth of leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants)  

1504  Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72) was born on this day in history.  

1517  On January - 17 birth of antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)  

1545  On January - 17 birth of antonio Pace, composer  

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 this day in history birth of calderon, writer  

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

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

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

1683  Gerard van Loon, Dutch historian was born on January - 17.  

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  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 this day in history.  

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

1745  Nicolas Roze, composer was born on January - 17.  

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  Ole Andreas Lindeman, composer was born on this day in history.  

1771  On this day in history birth of charles Brockden Brown, father of American novel (Wieland)  

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

1828  On this day in history birth of lewis Addison Grant, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1918  

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Famous Deaths In January - 17

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0395  Theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1103  On this day in history frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies  

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 this day in history.  

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

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  

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