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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

Monday, 08 February 2016

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

1463  On January - 17 birth of frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther  

1484  George Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545) was born on January - 17.  

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 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 January - 17.  

1600  Calderon, writer was born on January - 17.  

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  Antonio Veracini, composer was born on this day in history.  

1683  Gerard van Loon, Dutch historian was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1712  On this day in history 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 January - 17.  

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  On January - 17 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  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  Ole Andreas Lindeman, composer was born on January - 17.  

1771  On January - 17 birth of charles Brockden Brown, father of American novel (Wieland)  

1789  August Neander, German theologian (d. 1850) was born on January - 17.  

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

1814  On January - 17 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  Anne Bronte, English novelist/poet (Tenant of Wildfell Hall) was born on January - 17.  

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

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0395  On this day in history theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49  

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

1119  On January - 17 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  On January - 17 death of skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405)  

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

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

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