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Famous Deaths In January - 17

Saturday, 03 December 2016

0395  On January - 17 theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49  

1103  Frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies on January - 17.  

1119  On January - 17 boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies  

1229  Albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68 on January - 17.  

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

1604  On January - 17 santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61  

1617  On this day in history pieter C Bockenberg, Dutch historian, dies at 68  

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

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

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

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

1676  Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer, dies at 73 on January - 17.  

1702  On January - 17 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  On this day in history death of matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, German architect (b. 1662)  

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

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

1781  On January - 17 marie de Negre Dables, marquess, dies  

1788  Alessio Prati, composer, dies at 37 on this day in history.  

1805  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1833  James Ball Antyne, Scot founder (Ball Antyne Press), dies at about 60 on this day in history.  

1834  On January - 17 death of giovanni Aldini, Italian physicist (b. 1762)  

1856  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 17

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1342  Philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy was born on January - 17.  

1463  Frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther was born on this day in history.  

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  On January - 17 birth of pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72)  

1517  On January - 17 birth of antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)  

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

1560  Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624) was born on January - 17.  

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