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Famous Deaths In December - 17

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

0535  On December - 17 death of emperor Ankan of Japan (b. 466)  

0695  Begga, ancestress of the Carolingians/saint, dies [or 693] on December - 17.  

0942  Death of William Longsword on this day in history.  

1187  Gregory VIII, [Alberto de Morra], Italian Pope (1187), dies on December - 17.  

1195  On December - 17 boudouin V, count of Hainault/Flanders (Boudouin VIII), dies  

1213  Jean de Matha, French saint, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1273  On this day in history death of rumi (b.1207)  

1471  On December - 17 isabella of Portugal, duchess of Burgundy, dies  

1562  On this day in history adrian Willaert, Flemish singer/bandmaster/composer, dies at about 82  

1651  Wolfgang Schonsleder, composer, dies at 81 on December - 17.  

1663  Death of Nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba (b. 1583) on December - 17.  

1679  Don Juan, ruler of Spain, dies on December - 17.  

1711  On this day in history arnold Moonen, vicar/literature (Defeated German Spraekkunst), dies  

1721  On December - 17 death of richard Lumley, 1st Earl of Scarbrough, English statesman (b. 1640)  

1751  Kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Czech master builder, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1811  John Antes, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1829  Bernard Jumentier, composer, dies at 80 on December - 17.  

1830  Simon Bolivar, president (Colombia), dies at 47 in Colombia on December - 17.  

1833  Death of Kaspar Hauser, German son of grand duke Karel of Bathe, murdered at 21 on December - 17.  

1847  Death of Archduchess Marie Louise of Austria, second wife of Napoleon (b. 1791) on December - 17.  

1860  On December - 17 death of dĂ©sirĂ©e Clary, Queen of Sweden and Norway (b. 1777)  

1870  On this day in history giuseppe Saverio Raffaele Mercadante, composer, dies at 75  

1881  Lewis H Morgan, US ethnologist (Iroquois-indians), dies at 62 on December - 17.  

1891  On this day in history msiri, king of Garanganja (Katanga), dies in battle  

1893  Levinus T Keuchenius, Dutch min of Colonies (1888-90), dies at 71 on December - 17.  

1899  Frederick "Freddy" Roberts, son of Brit field marshal, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1907  On December - 17 kelvin of Largs, [William Thomson], Br physicist (Kelvin), dies at 83  

1913  On December - 17 stefano Gobatti, composer, dies at 61  

1916  On December - 17 death of grigori Efimovich Rasputin, Russian monk, assassinated  

1917  On this day in history death of elizabeth Garrett Anderson, English physician (b. 1836)  

1925  A N "Monkey" Hornby, cricketer (England capt at Oval 1882), dies on this day in history.  

1926  Alexandr Dmitriyevich Kastal'sky, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1930  Peter Warlock, composer, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

1933  On December - 17 hans Vaihinger, German philosopher (Side-Studies), dies at 81  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1239  Kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese Shogun (d. 1256) was born on this day in history.  

1267  Emperor Go-Uda of Japan (d. 1324) was born on this day in history.  

1493  On this day in history birth of philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist (Liber paramixum)  

1554  Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Liege/archbishop of Cologne was born on December - 17.  

1619  On this day in history birth of ruprecht, prince of Palts/admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician  

1619  On December - 17 birth of prince Rupert of the Rhine, commander in the English Civil War (d. 1682)  

1632  On this day in history birth of anthony Wood, English antiqurian (d. 1695)  

1638  Johann Ulrich Sultzberger, composer was born on December - 17.