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Famous Deaths In January - 17

Saturday, 30 August 2014

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 this day in history.  

1119  Boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies on this day in history.  

1229  Albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68 on this day in history.  

1369  On this day in history death of king Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328)  

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

1598  Death of Fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557) on this day in history.  

1604  Santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1617  Pieter C Bockenberg, Dutch historian, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1620  On this day in history diego Alvarez de Paz, Span missionary/writer (Peru), dies at about 59  

1625  On this day in history nicolo Rubini, composer, dies at 50  

1654  On this day in history death of paul Potter, Dutch painter, buried  

1661  On this day in history death of andres Malong, Philippines rebel leader, executed  

1676  Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1702  Thomas Franklin, English smith/uncle of B Franklin, dies [OS=Jan 6] on this day in history.  

1705  On this day in history death of john Ray, English naturalist (b. 1627)  

1718  On this day in history death of captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader  

1737  On this day in history death of matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, German architect (b. 1662)  

1738  Jean-Francois Dandrieu, composer, dies on this day in history.  

1750  Tomaso Albinioni, Italian composer (Adagio in G Minor), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

1781  Marie de Negre Dables, marquess, dies on this day in history.  

1788  Alessio Prati, composer, dies at 37 on this day in history.  

1805  On this day in history abraham-Hyacinthe Anquetil du Perron, French interpreter, dies at 73  

1820  Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classicist/historian, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1823  Zacharius Werner, German playwright, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

1826  On this day in history death of juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Spanish composer (b. 1806)  

1830  W Waiblinger, writer, dies on this day in history.  

1833  James Ball Antyne, Scot founder (Ball Antyne Press), dies at about 60 on this day in history.  

1834  Death of Giovanni Aldini, Italian physicist (b. 1762) on this day in history.  

1856  Thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

1861  On this day in history death of lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821)  

1863  On this day in history e J Horace Vernet, French painter, dies at 73  

1869  On this day in history alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, composer, dies at 55  

1874  On this day in history chang & Eng Bunker, Chinese/Thai Siamese twins, dies at 62  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1342  Philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy was born on this day in history.  

1463  On this day in history birth of frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther  

1484  George Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545) was born on this day in history.  

1501  On this day in history birth of leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants)  

1504  On this day in history birth of pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72)  

1517  On this day in history birth of antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)  

1545  On this day in history birth of antonio Pace, composer  

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