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

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 January - 17.  

1545  On January - 17 birth of antonio Pace, composer  

1560  Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624) was born on this day in history.  

1574  Robert Fludd, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1657  On January - 17 birth of pieter van Bloemen, [Standaart], Flemish painter, baptized  

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  Jean-Joseph Vade, composer was born on January - 17.  

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

1728  On this day in history birth of johann Gottfried Muthel, composer  

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  Francois-Joseph Gossec, Belgian-French composer (Les Pêcheurs, Mirza) was born on January - 17.  

1745  On January - 17 birth of nicolas Roze, composer  

1759  On January - 17 birth of paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist  

1761  James Hall, Scotland, geologist was born on January - 17.  

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  Ellen Wood, English author (East Lynne, Pomeroy Abbey) was born on January - 17.  

1818  Antoine Dorion, (L) joint premier of Canada (1858, 1863-64) was born on this day in history.  

1820  Anne Bronte, English novelist/poet (Tenant of Wildfell Hall) was born on this day in history.  

1828  On January - 17 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  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  On January - 17 boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies  

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 this day in history.  

1468  On this day in history death of skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405)  

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

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

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