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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 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 January - 17.  

1468  Death of Skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405) on January - 17.  

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 January - 17.  

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

1625  On this day in history nicolo Rubini, composer, dies at 50  

1654  Death of Paul Potter, Dutch painter, buried on this day in history.  

1661  On January - 17 death of andres Malong, Philippines rebel leader, executed  

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

1702  Thomas Franklin, English smith/uncle of B Franklin, dies [OS=Jan 6] on January - 17.  

1705  On January - 17 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  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  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 January - 17.  

1823  Zacharius Werner, German playwright, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

1826  On January - 17 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  On January - 17 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  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 this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

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1342  On January - 17 birth of philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy  

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 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)