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Famous Deaths In January - 17

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

0395  Theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1103  Frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies on this day in history.  

1119  Boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies on this day in history.  

1229  On January - 17 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 January - 17 death of skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405)  

1598  On January - 17 death of fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557)  

1604  On this day in history santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61  

1617  On January - 17 pieter C Bockenberg, Dutch historian, dies at 68  

1620  On January - 17 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 January - 17.  

1676  On this day in history pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer, dies at 73  

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

1705  Death of John Ray, English naturalist (b. 1627) on January - 17.  

1718  Death of Captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader on this day in history.  

1737  Death of Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, German architect (b. 1662) on January - 17.  

1738  Jean-Francois Dandrieu, composer, dies on January - 17.  

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

1781  On this day in history marie de Negre Dables, marquess, dies  

1788  On January - 17 alessio Prati, composer, dies at 37  

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 this day in history.  

1823  On January - 17 zacharius Werner, German playwright, dies at 36  

1826  Death of Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Spanish composer (b. 1806) on January - 17.  

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

1833  On January - 17 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 January - 17 thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41  

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

1863  E J Horace Vernet, French painter, dies at 73 on January - 17.  

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 January - 17.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1342  Philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy was born on this day in history.  

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 January - 17.  

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

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

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