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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

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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 this day in history.  

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  Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72) was born on January - 17.  

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 this day in history birth of robert Fludd, composer  

1600  Calderon, writer was born on this day in history.  

1612  On this day in history birth of thomas Fairfax, Lord Fairfax, English Parliamentary general  

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

1659  On January - 17 birth of antonio Veracini, composer  

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

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

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

1712  On January - 17 birth of john Stanley, composer  

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

1733  On this day in history birth of thomas Linley, composer  

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

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

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

1761  On January - 17 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  On January - 17 birth of august Neander, German theologian (d. 1850)  

1806  On this day in history birth of james Madison Randolph, (Jefferson's grandson) 1st born in White House  

1814  Ellen Wood, English author (East Lynne, Pomeroy Abbey) was born on this day in history.  

1818  Antoine Dorion, (L) joint premier of Canada (1858, 1863-64) was born on January - 17.  

1820  On January - 17 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 this day in history.  

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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 January - 17.  

1119  On this day in history boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies  

1229  Albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68 on this day in history.  

1369  On this day in history death of king Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328)  

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