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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

1342  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1501  Leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants) was born on January - 17.  

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  On January - 17 birth of robert Fludd, composer  

1600  On January - 17 birth of calderon, writer  

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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 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 January - 17 birth of benjamin Franklin, Boston, kite flyer/statesman/wit/inventor  

1712  John Stanley, composer was born on January - 17.  

1719  Jean-Joseph Vade, composer was born on this day in history.  

1719  On January - 17 birth of william Vernon, American merchant (d. 1806)  

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

1732  Stanislaw II August Poniatowski, last king of Poland (1764-95) was born on this day in history.  

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  Nicolas Roze, composer was born on this day in history.  

1759  Paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist was born on this day in history.  

1761  On this day in history birth of james Hall, Scotland, geologist  

1769  On this day in history birth of ole Andreas Lindeman, composer  

1771  Charles Brockden Brown, father of American novel (Wieland) was born on January - 17.  

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 January - 17.  

1814  On January - 17 birth of ellen Wood, English author (East Lynne, Pomeroy Abbey)  

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

1820  On this day in history birth of anne Bronte, English novelist/poet (Tenant of Wildfell Hall)  

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

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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 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  Death of King Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328) on January - 17.  

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

1598  On this day in history death of fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557)  

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

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