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Famous Deaths In January - 17

Friday, 11 July 2014

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

1598  Death of Fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557) on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1654  On this day in history death of paul Potter, Dutch painter, buried  

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  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 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  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  Abraham-Hyacinthe Anquetil du Perron, French interpreter, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1820  Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classicist/historian, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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

1826  On this day in history death of juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Spanish composer (b. 1806)  

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

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  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

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

1504  Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72) was born on this day in history.  

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)