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Famous Deaths In January - 17

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0395  Theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49 on January - 17.  

1103  On this day in history frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies  

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 January - 17.  

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

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

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

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

1625  Nicolo Rubini, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1654  On January - 17 death of paul Potter, Dutch painter, buried  

1661  Death of Andres Malong, Philippines rebel leader, executed on this day in history.  

1676  Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer, dies at 73 on January - 17.  

1702  Thomas Franklin, English smith/uncle of B Franklin, dies [OS=Jan 6] on January - 17.  

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  On this day in history tomaso Albinioni, Italian composer (Adagio in G Minor), dies at 78  

1781  On this day in history marie de Negre Dables, marquess, dies  

1788  On this day in history alessio Prati, composer, dies at 37  

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

1820  On January - 17 daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classicist/historian, dies at 73  

1823  On this day in history zacharius Werner, German playwright, dies at 36  

1826  On January - 17 death of juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Spanish composer (b. 1806)  

1830  W Waiblinger, writer, dies on January - 17.  

1833  On January - 17 james Ball Antyne, Scot founder (Ball Antyne Press), dies at about 60  

1834  On this day in history death of giovanni Aldini, Italian physicist (b. 1762)  

1856  Thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41 on January - 17.  

1861  Death of Lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821) on January - 17.  

1863  On January - 17 e J Horace Vernet, French painter, dies at 73  

1869  On January - 17 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 Birthdays In January - 17

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1342  On January - 17 birth of philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy  

1463  Frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther was born on January - 17.  

1484  On January - 17 birth of george Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545)  

1501  Leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants) was born on this day in history.  

1504  On January - 17 birth of pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72)  

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)