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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 this day in history.  

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

1119  On January - 17 boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies  

1229  On January - 17 albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68  

1369  On January - 17 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 January - 17 death of fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557)  

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

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

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

1625  Nicolo Rubini, composer, dies at 50 on January - 17.  

1654  Death of Paul Potter, Dutch painter, buried on January - 17.  

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 January - 17 death of john Ray, English naturalist (b. 1627)  

1718  Death of Captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader on January - 17.  

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  Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classicist/historian, dies at 73 on January - 17.  

1823  Zacharius Werner, German playwright, dies at 36 on January - 17.  

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

1830  On January - 17 w Waiblinger, writer, dies  

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

1834  On January - 17 death of giovanni Aldini, Italian physicist (b. 1762)  

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

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

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

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

1874  Chang & Eng Bunker, Chinese/Thai Siamese twins, dies at 62 on January - 17.  

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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  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  On January - 17 birth of antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)  

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.