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

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

1620  On January - 17 diego Alvarez de Paz, Span missionary/writer (Peru), dies at about 59  


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  On this day in history thomas Franklin, English smith/uncle of B Franklin, dies [OS=Jan 6]  

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

1718  On January - 17 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  On this day in history jean-Francois Dandrieu, composer, dies  

1750  Tomaso Albinioni, Italian composer (Adagio in G Minor), dies at 78 on January - 17.  

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  Abraham-Hyacinthe Anquetil du Perron, French interpreter, dies at 73 on January - 17.  

1820  On this day in history daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classicist/historian, dies at 73  

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

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

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

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

1861  On January - 17 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 Birthdays In January - 17

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1342  Philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy was born on January - 17.  

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  Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72) was born on January - 17.  

1517  On January - 17 birth of antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)  

1545  Antonio Pace, composer was born on January - 17.  

1560  On this day in history birth of gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624)  


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