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Famous Deaths In January - 17

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

0395  On this day in history theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49  

1103  On January - 17 frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies  

1119  Boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies on January - 17.  

1229  Albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68 on this day in history.  

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 January - 17.  

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

1604  Santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61 on January - 17.  

1617  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

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 January - 17.  

1737  Death of Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, German architect (b. 1662) on this day in history.  

1738  Jean-Francois Dandrieu, composer, dies on this day in history.  

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

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  On January - 17 abraham-Hyacinthe Anquetil du Perron, French interpreter, dies at 73  

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

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 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  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  Chang & Eng Bunker, Chinese/Thai Siamese twins, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1463  On January - 17 birth of frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther  

1484  On January - 17 birth of george Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545)  

1501  On January - 17 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  On January - 17 birth of antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)  

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

1560  Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624) was born on this day in history.