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Famous Deaths In January - 17

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

0395  On this day in history theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49  

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  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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61  

1617  On this day in history pieter C Bockenberg, Dutch historian, dies at 68  

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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1705  Death of John Ray, English naturalist (b. 1627) on this day in history.  

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

1737  Death of Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, German architect (b. 1662) on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classicist/historian, dies at 73  

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

1826  Death of Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Spanish composer (b. 1806) on this day in history.  

1830  On this day in history w Waiblinger, writer, dies  

1833  On this day in history james Ball Antyne, Scot founder (Ball Antyne Press), dies at about 60  

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

1856  On this day in history thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41  

1861  Death of Lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821) on this day in history.  

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

1869  Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1342  On this day in history birth of philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy  

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  On this day in history birth of gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624)