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Famous Deaths In January - 17

Wednesday, 01 April 2015

0395  Theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49 on January - 17.  

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 this day in history albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68  

1369  On this day in history 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 January - 17.  

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

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

1620  Diego Alvarez de Paz, Span missionary/writer (Peru), dies at about 59 on January - 17.  

1625  Nicolo Rubini, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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

1661  Death of Andres Malong, Philippines rebel leader, executed on January - 17.  

1676  Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1702  On January - 17 thomas Franklin, English smith/uncle of B Franklin, dies [OS=Jan 6]  

1705  On January - 17 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  On January - 17 death of matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, German architect (b. 1662)  

1738  On January - 17 jean-Francois Dandrieu, composer, dies  

1750  On January - 17 tomaso Albinioni, Italian composer (Adagio in G Minor), dies at 78  

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

1788  Alessio Prati, composer, dies at 37 on January - 17.  

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  Zacharius Werner, German playwright, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

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

1830  W Waiblinger, writer, dies on January - 17.  

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 January - 17.  

1861  On this day in history death of lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821)  

1863  On January - 17 e J Horace Vernet, French painter, dies at 73  

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

1517  Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes) was born on this day in history.  

1545  On January - 17 birth of antonio Pace, composer  

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