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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

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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 this day in history.  

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  Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes) was born on this day in history.  

1545  On this day in history birth of antonio Pace, composer  

1560  On this day in history birth of gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624)  

1574  On this day in history birth of robert Fludd, composer  

1600  Calderon, writer was born on January - 17.  

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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 this day in history birth of antonio Veracini, composer  

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

1686  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1728  Johann Gottfried Muthel, composer was born on January - 17.  

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 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 this day in history.  

1789  August Neander, German theologian (d. 1850) was born on this day in history.  

1806  James Madison Randolph, (Jefferson's grandson) 1st born in White House was born on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1119  Boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies on January - 17.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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