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Famous Deaths In January - 17

Wednesday, 23 April 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  On this day in history boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies  

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  Death of Skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405) on this day in history.  

1598  On this day in history death of fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557)  

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  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  On this day in history jean-Francois Dandrieu, composer, dies  

1750  On this day in history tomaso Albinioni, Italian composer (Adagio in G Minor), dies at 78  

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

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

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

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

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

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

1863  E J Horace Vernet, French painter, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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

1874  Chang & Eng Bunker, Chinese/Thai Siamese twins, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1463  Frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther was born on this day in history.  

1484  On this day in history birth of george Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545)  

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  Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes) was born on this day in history.  

1545  Antonio Pace, composer was born on this day in history.  

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