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Famous Deaths In December - 17

Friday, 06 May 2016

0535  Death of Emperor Ankan of Japan (b. 466) on December - 17.  

0695  Begga, ancestress of the Carolingians/saint, dies [or 693] on this day in history.  

0942  On December - 17 death of william Longsword  

1187  On December - 17 gregory VIII, [Alberto de Morra], Italian Pope (1187), dies  

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

1213  Jean de Matha, French saint, dies at 53 on December - 17.  

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

1471  Isabella of Portugal, duchess of Burgundy, dies on December - 17.  

1562  Adrian Willaert, Flemish singer/bandmaster/composer, dies at about 82 on December - 17.  

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

1663  On this day in history death of nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba (b. 1583)  

1679  Don Juan, ruler of Spain, dies on this day in history.  

1711  Arnold Moonen, vicar/literature (Defeated German Spraekkunst), dies on December - 17.  

1721  Death of Richard Lumley, 1st Earl of Scarbrough, English statesman (b. 1640) on this day in history.  

1751  On this day in history kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Czech master builder, dies at 62  

1811  On December - 17 john Antes, composer, dies at 71  

1829  On this day in history bernard Jumentier, composer, dies at 80  

1830  Simon Bolivar, president (Colombia), dies at 47 in Colombia on this day in history.  

1833  On December - 17 death of kaspar Hauser, German son of grand duke Karel of Bathe, murdered at 21  

1847  On December - 17 death of archduchess Marie Louise of Austria, second wife of Napoleon (b. 1791)  

1860  On this day in history death of désirée Clary, Queen of Sweden and Norway (b. 1777)  

1870  Giuseppe Saverio Raffaele Mercadante, composer, dies at 75 on December - 17.  

1881  On December - 17 lewis H Morgan, US ethnologist (Iroquois-indians), dies at 62  

1891  Msiri, king of Garanganja (Katanga), dies in battle on this day in history.  

1893  On December - 17 levinus T Keuchenius, Dutch min of Colonies (1888-90), dies at 71  

1899  Frederick "Freddy" Roberts, son of Brit field marshal, dies in battle on December - 17.  

1907  On this day in history kelvin of Largs, [William Thomson], Br physicist (Kelvin), dies at 83  

1913  Stefano Gobatti, composer, dies at 61 on December - 17.  

1916  Death of Grigori Efimovich Rasputin, Russian monk, assassinated on December - 17.  

1917  Death of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, English physician (b. 1836) on this day in history.  

1925  On December - 17 a N "Monkey" Hornby, cricketer (England capt at Oval 1882), dies  

1926  On December - 17 alexandr Dmitriyevich Kastal'sky, composer, dies at 70  

1930  Peter Warlock, composer, dies at 36 on December - 17.  

1933  Hans Vaihinger, German philosopher (Side-Studies), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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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 December - 17.  

1493  Philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist (Liber paramixum) was born on this day in history.  

1554  On this day in history birth of ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Liege/archbishop of Cologne  

1619  On December - 17 birth of ruprecht, prince of Palts/admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician  

1619  Prince Rupert of the Rhine, commander in the English Civil War (d. 1682) was born on December - 17.  

1632  Anthony Wood, English antiqurian (d. 1695) was born on this day in history.  

1638  On this day in history birth of johann Ulrich Sultzberger, composer  

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