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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 January - 17.  

1484  On this day in history 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 January - 17.  

1517  On January - 17 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  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 January - 17.  

1659  Antonio Veracini, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1719  On January - 17 birth of jean-Joseph Vade, composer  

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 this day in history.  

1733  Thomas Linley, composer was born on this day in history.  

1734  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of james Hall, Scotland, geologist  

1769  On January - 17 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 this day in history.  

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

1103  Frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies on January - 17.  

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 January - 17.  

1468  On January - 17 death of skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405)  

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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